Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mike at Panera Bread-Edina

There’s More to This Job than Just Making Bread and Earning Dough…

It isn’t every day that you hear an employer gush so much over one of their employees as was witnessed at Mike’s most recent review.  Mike has been a valued team member at the Edina Panera Bread (3345 Hazelton Road, Edina, MN) for almost 3 years now.  He currently works in the dining room busing tables, refilling coffees […]

Meagan proudly shows off her first paycheck

The Joy of the First Paycheck!

After her third week of work, Meagan celebrates earning her first paycheck at Parkway Pizza! The successful local pizza staple recently moved to a new location at 4359 Minnehaha Avenue South in Minneapolis. The new, larger store still has its classic foosball and pool tables as well local art displayed on its walls and–of course–amazing […]

The CIP Employment Team

CIP Employment Team Celebrates 2013 APSE Awards

The 2013 National APSE (Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst) Conference was held on June 24th-27th in Indianapolis, IN and  CIP’s Employment Team was represented there by Jolene Thibedeau Boyd, Melissa Rosewall and Cassy Davis. Every year, APSE awards and recognizes businesses that employ people with disabilities, employees who have disabilities, and leaders in the field. […]

From Valet to a Barber’s Chair… A Story of Career Transition

We’d like to introduce you to Colin and share his story of making a transition from one industry to another… The majority of Colin’s previous work experience had been in the restaurant industry. So when he decided to enroll at Moler Barber School in Minneapolis last September, he was really hoping to immerse himself in […]