Tulsa Community WorkAdvance is unique because we use a sector-based, dual-customer approach to meet the needs of job seekers and employers in power sectors. We provide job seekers with no-cost technical training, job placement, and extensive career coaching services. All training and services are targeted in power sectors, like manufacturing and healthcare, to provide businesses with skilled, qualified and certified workers to help businesses grow and remain competitive in our economy.
TCW was part of a 5-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) research study with four national sites to test the effectiveness of the WorkAdvance model. This rigorous evaluation compared a program group who received WorkAdvance services to a control group who did not receive services. Through the study, the WorkAdvance model has been proven to help people earn more money, complete training, find employment and secure a job with benefits and advancement opportunities.
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