In preparation for the Hop Forward Career Fair, we took a field trip to Harpoon Brewery along with our Career Fair partners from the Mass Brewers Guild and the City of Boston’s Office of Diversity. Brewer Andrew Jalbert took us through the multi-step process of turning barley into beer, and we each took a turn at mashing grain on the brew deck.Read More
Yoseph Gebeyaw joined our class in the summer of 2017, shortly after moving to the United States from Ethiopia with his wife and kids. He owned a construction company in Ethiopia and wanted to continue that work as he settled into his new life here.
One of the first things Yoseph realized was that he needed to obtain industry certifications to work in construction. While he was part of job readiness class at Career Collaborative, he also simultaneously prepared for his first engineering exam, which he passed successfully.Read More
Career Collaborative is pleased to announce that its 2019 Leadership Breakfast will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Back Bay Harvard Club in Boston. Jeffrey Leiden, MD, PHD, chairman, president and CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, will be the keynote speaker. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. for networking and the breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m.Read More
Ralph Guerrier and his wife just bought a house. The purchase was possible thanks to the financial stability he’s achieved the last three years as a driver for the MBTA. It wasn’t always this way. When he was 27, Guerrier emigrated to the U.S. from Haiti with his father and his sister. With limited English-speaking skills and no familiarity with how to go about getting and securing a job in the United States, the transition was difficult.Read More
At the PrismHR LIVE conference, PrismHR, the leading HR technology software powering payroll, benefits and HR for small and medium-sized businesses across the U.S., announced a new partnership with Career Collaborative, a Boston-based not-for-profit organization that coaches low-income adults in finding and keeping quality jobs that have benefits and career potential.Read More