Steady Work and Better Jobs

How to Help Low-Income Parents Sustain Employment and Advance in the Workforce

| Julie Strawn, Karin Martinson

Job retention and career advancement are two critical areas now targeted for major attention by both welfare employment and workforce development specialists. MDRC’s most recent “How To” guide Steady Work and Better Jobs brings together the best practical knowledge, together with up-to-date research findings, to help staff working in TANF, Workforce Investment Act, and other programs understand “best practices” for promoting steady work and access to better jobs.