- Collaboration creates career path in banking, removes barriers to employment in Austin, Little Village and other Chicago communities
- Cara expanding cohort-based inclusive employment framework to additional organizations
CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Cara and BMO Harris Bank announced today a workforce development program co-created to remove barriers to employment and increase access to careers in banking and finance. The two organizations extended job offers to a cohort of 12 Chicago job seekers following their inaugural hiring event, held virtually on Sept. 16.
The program, entitled BMORE, represents a new model for both Cara and BMO in which the organizations collaborated to recruit, train and place individuals into customer service roles at the Chicago-based bank. Cara and BMO co-created each step of the program from recruitment through onboarding to support the new team members. In addition, the Customer Experience Representative (CER) job description was workshopped with