November is in full swing, but October was a great month here at First Step!
“2016 was a year of tremendous growth for First Step. In December 2015, we acquired the Atlanta operation of a multi-state, light-industrial, commercial staffing business, growing First Step nearly ten-fold over night. The mission and financial results, outlined through this report, indicate the acquisition has proven to be an [...]
Mergers happen all the time, but rarely are they as notable as when Atlanta’s First Step Staffing acquired LGS Staffing in December 2015. At the time of the acquisition, LGS, a for-profit company, was 10 times larger than First Step, a nonprofit that operates as a staffing agency for individuals experiencing homelessness. A smaller [...]
At its heart, America is a nation of second chances. That’s why the White House is calling on businesses and higher education institutions to invest in their communities and eliminate unnecessary hiring barriers for individuals with criminal records. We believe in the Fair Chance Business Pledge – do you? Learn more and take the [...]
People in about one in seven Georgia households struggle with hunger, which often leads to costly health complications, lower energy levels and a diminished ability to concentrate. But as 2017 rapidly approaches, an estimated 21,100 Georgians will be at an increased risk for hunger due to a geographic expansion of time limits on food [...]