Amy Yu on Getting Back in the Game
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), Senior Division
It isn’t often a leader talks about measuring success by higher rates of turnover. Usually, one of the main goals of a successful program is retention, and the absence of that can be an indicator of something not quite working the way it should. But for Amy Yu, Program Director, Workforce and Engagement Services, that’s exactly the barometer she uses.
“They’re not supposed to stay here,” she says. “We’re trying to get them in our program, trained, address their barriers and get them out as soon as possible. They have to get back in the game.”
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