A new web-based company, A
Million Jobs For America, is helping businesses and community
organizations connect people with jobs across the country, including in
the Tampa Bay region.
According to Mark Andrekovich, chief of
human capital and president of tax credit and employer services for A Million Jobs For America
, the process got started one April night on his
when he was watching the evening television news. The news segment was
about creating jobs
and about how unemployed people weren't hearing about jobs that were
not have a way that we can distribute jobs in the community to the
people who need them the most," Andrekovich says he thought to himself.
went to work to create a distribution network for job postings and now
nonprofit organizations, church groups and government workforce offices
in the network.
"We have a tool called Maxoutreach," Andrekovich
tool maps job postings at corporations and businesses and sends them to
nonprofit groups that help people find work. The nonprofits spread the
word about the jobs out into the larger community, particularly aiming
to reach military veterans and people without computers.
to Andrekovich, the A
Million Jobs For America website has featured 480,052 jobs so far.
can follow along on Twitter
to get the latest updates.
Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Mark Andrekovich, A Million Jobs for America