Benefits of the ReEngage Man Class

Benefits to the Participants

  • Improve interpersonal communication skills
  • Increase ability to work as a team
  • Understanding attitude is a choice
  • Learn the value of work ethics
    • Attendance
    • Honesty
    • Punctuality
    • Commitment
    • Responsibility
  • Respect how appearance communicates to customers and co-workers
  • Utilize problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Respect differences
  • Performance developed by reinforcing strengths
  • Enhance promotion opportunities
  • Improve productivity with goal setting and time management
  • Learn on-the-job self management skills
  • Generate cohesion with staff
  • Spark innovation
  • Respect and honor dress codes

Benefits to Reentry Programs

  • Provide ex-offenders with specialized training in the areas of appearance, anger management, overcoming obstacles, and the importance of mentors
  • Provide skills for re-establishing their presence in the home and with the family in a non-disruptive manner
  • Coach participants to develop a vision for their lives and help craft steps to achieve it.
  • Provide group support for coping with the difficult transition back into the community
  • Provide interviewing tips for addressing incarceration
  • Reduce recidivism

Benefits to Businesses

  • Reduce turnover
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Increase profits
  • Enhance public image
  • Develop a motivated and professional workforce
  • Develop professionalism in the workplace
  • Become a force for good in the community

Benefits to the State

  • Enhance the existing state programs for workers
  • Responsiveness to the request by businesses for work ethics
  • Provide a qualified work force to new and existing industry
  • Upgrade the skill level of entry level employees in the State
  • Improve the work culture of businesses in the State
  • Reduce State unemployment payments

Benefits to the Local Governments

  • Reduce unemployment in the inner-city core
  • Develop a more professional workforce
  • Attract new businesses to the city or county
  • Reduce crime
  • Increase tax base

Benefits to Workforce Development

  • Provide proven training tools and methods to participants
  • Increased engagement and completion of other programs
  • Provide a more professional workforce to businesses
  • Increase the potential for success for participants
  • Consistent training regiment
  • More confident participants
  • Lower training costs