5 What is YUPRO? - Public Benefit Corporation (for-profit/social purpose) - Provide alumni with career support and development regardless of years of work - Charge Market level pay rates and above for contracted services - Drive temporary to permanent jobs - Offer customers a creative, socially responsible alternative for their workforce needs - Generate profits that are returned to Year Up for alumni support - Provide national access to a unique group of workers
8 What is YUPRO NOT trying to be What is YUPRO NOT trying to be?? A staffing or temp agency (we look for 6 month assignments at the very least) - A provider of independent contractors (ICs, 1099) - A payrolling agency - A low cost provider of contracted services - An educational company - An employment agency - The only staffing company Year Up uses
9 Top Ten Reasons We Started YUPRO! #10 Try a for-profit concept to bring dollars back to Year Up#9 Offer benefits and market wages to contractors#8 Increase geographic opportunities for alumni#7 Further engagement with our current partners#6 Create a national skill database#5 Increase contract extensions and conversions to permanent jobs#4 More support for Year Up Alumni Services#3 Alumni Continued Engagement /National footprint#2 Alumni Career Development#1 Increase Alumni Livable Wage!
10 How does YUPRO Support you? As we sign vendor contracts with organizations, we gain visibility into their job posting (handout)We then run a search to match the skills and experience needed to alumni with those skills and experienceWe connect with the alum, and determine if they are interested in becoming a candidate for the jobWe help you adjust your resume, prepare for the interview and coach you through the interview/hiring processIf the position is a temp to perm or contracted position, we stay engaged bi-weekly with calls and check-ins with the managerWe provide the contract worker with HR support and weekly paychecks and benefits
11 Our Six Month Milestones “What have we done?” Enrolled 1000 members in our systemBegan process for upload of remaining 5000 into systemNegotiated agreement with 10 corporate partnersObtaining access into 10 corporate job posting systemsLaunched in four citiesHired an Operations ManagerDeveloped an on-line training program for members onlyCreated the Pathways to Success Program
12 The Next Six Months Enroll 6000 alums in our program Move from 10 contracts with organizations to 30Obtain access into 30 additional corporate job posting systemsLaunch in four additional cities based on alumni involvement and needIncrease our training library for all three levels of work experienceConnect with small to mid-size organizations to broaden our network
13 Let us open doors for you. Thank you for spreading the YUPRO word Let us open doors for you!!!! Thank you for spreading the YUPRO word!!!! Kathy, Sahaar and Trina Send any questions to Visit our website at yupro.com