BROKEBUTNOTFORLONG INC

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Job Training

Location: PO Box 622 % Sandra Rogers Bay Minette AL 36507 USA

Mission: BrokeButNotForLong, Inc., is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that assists the unemployed find jobs, training, networking opportunities, mental health information, and financial resources via our Web site, blog, and twitter account. We advocate for employers to use the various tax incentives on hiring and to adopt universal design procedures to be inclusive of handicapped workers. In addition, we provide technical support to job seekers and workforce development agencies, especially for workers with disabilities, veteran status, rehabilitated offenders, and displaced workers. This support includes online mentoring, demonstrations on how to use social media as a career tool, motivational speaking, and workforce Web site development.
Target demographics: Unemployed veterans, persons with disabilities, displaced workers, ex offenders, and all others
Direct beneficiaries per year: 45
Geographic areas served: USA
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Rating: 5 stars  

I fall into the category of a dislocated worker, someone who took a job in another country that did not work out and came home to the toughest- ever job market. Sandra Rogers, of Broke But Not For Long, has been with me through this tough time counseling me and providing chances for temporary employment and information about finding long-term options. Unfortunately, I am still struggling to locate satisfactory employment. I must say, though, it is not due Sandra's lack of effort. She cannot convince employers to hire, nor can she make the grueling process that employers require any shorter. What she can do and what she has done is point me in the direction of the best opportunities that she knows of. For that and her sympathetic ear, I am sincerely grateful.

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I was granted an interview at the University of South Alabama after it was suggested by Sandra. I have also learned about some online options for teaching and getting certified in the state of Florida.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

A cohesive list of opportunities on one website would be helpful, if logistically possible. It would also be great if this organization were backed by a grant and could afford a staff of headhunters/employment consultants.

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Thanks for your positive feedback! Just to clarify, I didn't pull any strings at USA, you got that job interview based on your resume and job experience. I just pointed you in the right direction at the right time. Also, I'd like to suggest you look at www.job-hunt.org for a cohesive list of job resources on one website. Theirs is massive but can be overwhelming. That's why we stick to listing only the top 8-10 best job-related resources on our site.

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