- Cascade Engineering’s welfare to work program—based on Bridges constructs and strategies—has dramatically reduced turnover in entry-level positions and, the Grand Rapids, Michigan, company estimates, saved millions of dollars in social costs. Results:
- Cascade reduced turnover in its welfare-to-work program from 62% in 2000 to 3% in 2009.
- Cascade slashed turnover costs from $3.6 million in 2000 to $493,000 in 2008, albeit with a smaller employee base.
- Read more:
- From Dependence to Independence by Kathryn Tyler
- Listen to the Teleconference with Dave Barrett and Randy Ozmun on Grand Rapids’ employer resource network (ERN)