Recent News

Recent news and stories from our EDSI family.

EDSI was named to the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces list for the 7th year. We placed 30 out of 74 companies in the small business (50-149 employees) category! We appreciate our Michigan team's commitment to the survey process and are constantly impressed with everyone's ability to Show Up, Smile and Support throughout the pandemic. The complete winner’s list can be found by clicking the link below.

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EDSI was among 145 Michigan companies honored in a virtual ceremony today as a Metropolitan Detroit's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For winner. This is the 11th year in a row that we have won this award that identifies and honors organizations displaying a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. Way to go, team!

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EDSI was recently awarded a contract to evaluate, update, and deliver skill-based training for City of Tucson employees in the Water Maintenance and Customer Service Divisions. This training will help ensure employees receive instruction that reinforces the industry’s best practices and secures the utility’s position as a model organization with a highly trained and qualified workforce. The result will be exemplary utility services for over a million residents in the Tucson metro area.

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In the News! Our Delaware County, PA programs will receive $398,737 of a $12 million federal grant to help provide employment support services to those in recovery from substance use disorder, as announced by Governor Tom Wolf's office earlier this month.

The Wolf Administration’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) will administer the funding to grantees to provide employment support services, expand and enhance community recovery supports, and provide supports services to pregnant women and postpartum women in recovery from SUD. The grants are part of $55 million in federal funding awarded to Pennsylvania through the SAMHSA Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program COVID-19 Supplemental Awards.

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Our Chief Talent Officer, Arlene Jones was featured as a guest commentator in The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia on why servant leadership and a people-first approach leads to a more connected and committed workforce. The article centers on how a great culture starts with the CEO building relationships with each employee and creating values to provide a framework for expected employee behaviors and people-centered initiatives. Employers who have values defined, and live by them faithfully, will demonstrate to your team that you care, which is what people want above anything else.

Read the entire article in this featured member perspective that demonstrates how a servant leadership-driven, people-first approach leads to happier, healthier, and more productive teams.

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Shout-out to our Bucks County, PA team in their work with the reentry population and a successful job fair held at the Bucks County Community College's Lower Bucks Campus in Bristol, PA.

The reentry-friendly job fair – the first of its kind in the region – was hosted by the PA CareerLink and County of Bucks Workforce and Economic Development. The job fair connected formerly incarcerated individuals with area employers willing to hire them. Several job candidates received job offers following the event, proving that a criminal record doesn’t have to prevent employment opportunities or a fresh start in life.

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