What is Working initiative to help Americans find jobs
August 31, 2012
The Huffington Post recently announced it's collaborating with a number of the country's largest philanthropic foundations to help address unemployment challenges in the United States. In the future, programs that can help unemployed Americans find job opportunities through the What is Working Initiative, which received more than $150 million in pledges, according to the popular paper.
Among contributors were the Ford Foundation, the Skoll Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. The Huffington Post is also providing a pledge as a co-sponsor of a challenge by Crowdrise, which will provide funds to a program that can spur job creation in the most creative and innovative way.
"America's jobs crisis requires innovation from every corner of our society, from foundations and start-ups to established corporations and educators," said Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post. "It also requires a focus on our successes … and hard work that has always defined this country."
The Huffington Post also has a website that tracks open positions across a number of fields in the United States through a partnership with Simply Hired.
Organizations that are launching important platforms that address some of the most important issues facing Americans today can use a web-based forum in tandem with solutions such as nonprofit financial management
software to communicate with prospective donors.