Working On Welfare

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To learn more about hiring welfare workers, check out the following resources.

1. The Welfare to Work Partnership provides information and assistance to companies interested in hiring welfare recipients. It has a toll-free information line, (888) USA-JOB-1, and a Web site (http://www.welfaretowork.org ).

2. Hiring Welfare-to-Work Employees: A Step-by-Step Guide for Small Businesses is accessible only at the Department of Labor's Web site (http://www.dol.gov ).

3. Public Employment Service is a state-operated program that matches employers and job seekers through a network of 1,800 offices throughout the United States.

Employers can list available jobs on the service's Internet site, America's Job Bank. For information, visit the Web site at http://www.ajb.dni.us .

4. America's Talent Bank (http://www.atb.org ) is an electronic resume system where employers can search for potential employees.

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This article was originally published in the January 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Working On Welfare.

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