Recent News

Industry press conference update! EDSI Regional Director, Roe Falcone was among the first to hear PA Governor Tom Wolf announce $2.4 million in funding from The Department of Labor & Industry to 19 Delaware County LWDB's. EDSI is thrilled to deepen its partnership with the LWDB's, schools, community organizations, employers and students through funding from the Business-Education Partnership grant. Expanded programs, industry-specific boot camps and hands-on training related to skills development and career preparation in high-priority occupations such as manufacturing and healthcare will be the focus. Read more about the collaboration and funding in the following press release.

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2019 brought much success to EDSI as we continued our trend of being considered industry leaders in workplace innovation, employee engagement & satisfaction, and company culture. We are thrilled and proud to employ some of the highest caliber, caring and committed team members and feel confident that 2020 will bring even brighter opportunities.

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If you've heard the phrase "don't put off tomorrow what you can do today," then this article on succession planning may resonate with you. Check out pages 14-15 to hear more on this topic from industry expert, Jim Bitterle, Managing Partner, EDSI Consulting.

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For those struggling with addiction, Jackie Somes can relate better than most. As a Recovery Through Work Facilitator, she helps addicts connect with important resources and offers support that people who haven't gone through addiction, can't. She was recently recognized for her accomplishments and work in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Click here to read the full article. Congratulations, Jackie, we are so grateful to have you as part of our EDSI team!

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Congratulations to team member Anthony Melf, Career Advisor/Instructor who works out of our Wilkes-Barre office! He was recognized with a Young Professionals Award from the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce after being nominated by coworkers, clients and community members through the Times Leader publication.

Chamber COO Lindsay Griffin said the Young Professionals were made to help enhance and grow the city while cementing a strong foundation for its future.

“Our Young Professionals (network) really wanted a way to honor the younger leaders in our area, because they didn’t really see the awards in the area for that age demographic,” Flanagan said of its inception. “They really wanted a way to spotlight those individuals.”

Way to go, Anthony - we are so proud of you. Thank you for showing up, smiling and supporting every day at EDSI and beyond!

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EDSI is thrilled about being selected as the American Job Center (AJC) One-Stop Service Provider by Capital Workforce Partners for the North Central Region of Connecticut at the following AJC locations: Hartford, Hartford Public Library, New Britain, Enfield, East Hartford, Manchester and Bristol, Connecticut.

This contract for WIOA Adult, Youth and Dislocated Workers and Jobs First Employment Services (JFES) will offer the following to clients: in-depth career testing and interpretation, career planning, occupational training and job development, and placement and retention support.

Chief Servant Leader, Kevin Schnieders, shared, “We are looking forward to serving the people and employers in this vibrant area of Connecticut. I would like to thank everyone at Capital Workforce Partners for placing their trust in EDSI. We will always do everything in our power to exceed your expectations. We’re looking forward to living our values by showing up, smiling and supporting others, and we can’t wait to establish great solutions that improve the lives of area families.”

EDSI now serves clients in eight states and employs more than 750 staff among 75 programs.

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