Here's a great story about how Boston is training formerly homeless people to fill entry-level jobs in hotels. From the article:
Powell added that the programâ€™s structure, testing component, and AH&LA credential were other important considerations.
â€It was an easy sell to the hotelsâ€”we got a resounding â€˜Yes!â€™ when we presented the program to them,â€ she said. Participating properties include the Bulfinch Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Park Plaza, Ritz Carlton, Royal Sonesta, Shawmut Inn, Fairmont Copley Plaza, and the Westin.
How's it working?
â€The ladies and gentlemen we have selected from Community Work Services have met and exceeded all of our expectations,â€ he said.