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We sat down with Jake and asked him a few questions to get to know him better.  Q: Jake, why did you decide to join the PAIRIN team? A: Right out of the gate, it seemed like a hardworking and fun team that collaborates towards a common mission of making hiring equitable and education relevant. A...
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By: Michael Simpson, CEO & Co-founder “Everybody needs help sometimes, Peter, even Spiderman.”  This statement from MJ to Peter Parker in the 2007 blockbuster movie is true for everyone – even you. It’s especially true for two audiences that need to help each other – the supposed “unemployable” and the employers that need them; but...
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What is the GIIRS Rating System? GIIRS ratings are third-party verified social and environmental performance ratings. GIIRS Impact Ratings are comparable across sectors, geography and company size. GIIRS Impact Ratings are comprehensive, covering Governance, Workers, Community, Environment, Socially and Environmentally-focused Business Models. GIIRS Ratings are verified, meaning all data is reviewed. Why is PAIRIN GIIRS...
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By Ethan Galowitz How it all began Last year, PAIRIN was approached by one of our partners, CareerWise, to participate in their apprenticeship program. Because we know how impactful the program is and have more than enough work to go around, we jumped on this opportunity. We decided to hire a Quality Assurance (QA) apprentice...
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We interviewed Suzanne Mentlik, Post-Secondary & Career Coordinator from Jeffco Virtual Academy to learn more about her experience administering PAIRIN to students in Jefferson County, Colorado. Here is what she had to say: Q: How long have you been using PAIRIN? A: JeffCo School System has been using PAIRIN since June of 2018 and we,...
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PAIRIN is excited to be launching a brand new training course for educators who want to integrate SEL into their classrooms. We sat down with SEL INTEGRATION  instructor Dr. Tara Laughlin to find out what you can expect from this newly created online training course. She gave us some great insights into who the course...
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By Dr. Tara Laughlin; Director of Curriculum & Training, PAIRIN This is Part 3 in our three-part blog series illustrating PAIRIN’s alignment with the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 here! As recent signatories of the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments,...
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By Susan Simpson; Director of Coach Training, PAIRIN This is Part 2 in our three-part blog series illustrating PAIRIN’s alignment with the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments. Check out Part 1 and Part 3 here! As recent signatories of the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments, we are...
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By Dr. Tara Laughlin; Director of Curriculum & Training, PAIRIN This is Part 1 in our three-part blog series illustrating PAIRIN’s alignment with the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments. Check out Part 2 and Part 3 here! To show our support and commitment to advancing equity in college and career readiness...
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By Susan Simpson Does your life have zero stress? Didn’t think so. The world is loaded with pressure, pain, trouble and strain. We all feel it—at different rates, for different reasons and with different outcomes. Yet some people are better at responding to life’s trials than others. How do some people cope with adversity in...
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