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  • Date posted:
    November 18th, 2016
    An influx of training resources is heading to the Portland Metropolitan region to help under-served populations prepare for careers in health care. The Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC), a partnership between Clackamas Workforce Partnership, Workforce Southwest Washington and Worksystems, has been awarded a $6 million grant that will train and place historically under-represented populations into health care occupations with a solid career path. Long-term unemployed, people of color, English language learners, people with disabilities, low-income residents, and other...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    November 18th, 2016
    Wyden, Merkley Announce $6 Million to Train Oregonians for Jobs in Growing Health Care Industry Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $6 million to help educate and train Oregonians for jobs in Oregon’s growing health care industry. The grant, awarded to Worksystems Inc., is part of America’s Promise, which helps cover education and training costs for workers looking for middle- to high-skill jobs in high-demand industries, such as health care and information technology. The funding will be used to launch...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    November 15th, 2016
    The Health Care sector offers great employment opportunities in high-wage, in-demand occupations. Worksystems was featured on the KGW News segment "Get Ahead" to discuss workforce training resources to help prepare people for a rewarding career in Health Care.// Read more
    Tags: Health Care
  • Date posted:
    October 7th, 2016
    Worksystems, in partnership with Workforce Southwest Washington and Clackamas Workforce partnership, has published and released a comprehensive State of the Workforce report covering the Greater Portland-Vancouver Area and key findings were presented to a packed house of bi-state community partners on June 21. This report provides critical information about the quality of the workforce, available and projected jobs, and describes some of the challenges and opportunities facing our region. The information will help us better understand the balance between workforce supply and industry demand...// Read more