Within the 2017 and 2018 cohorts alone, 76% (2017) and 92% (2018) of participants presented with a significant barrier to employment
The Learning Exchange has always advocated that SJLE learners should be treated as employees working towards a better future, to recognize their time and effort invested.
SJLE has adopted an incentive-based model that funds individuals as they achieve goals along their educational, training and employment pathways.
Financial incentives and wages
67% of WorkLinks participants are
now long term employed.
183 job seekers (31%)
have been hired by
employer-partners of WorkLinks.
Every $1 invested in SJLE
to date has earned more
than $7.5 in value