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    BizConnect is a tool developed by Worksystems that connects businesses and schools to help students become better prepared to enter tomorrow's workforce. The online database facilitates career exploration activities for students by matching them with area business volunteers. Students gain exposure to a variety of career options while increasing their understanding of the relevance of classroom learning to the workplace. Companies that participate have the unique opportunity to inform students about careers in their industry, thus growing the pipeline of future workers. Business volunteers...// Read more
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    Worksystems invests in a network of partners to improve the quality of the workforce. Every year, our investments help more than 75,000 people improve their skills, find jobs or advance their careers. Here are their stories. Code Oregon: Sierra's Story Green Careers Training Project: Sary's Story Back to Work Oregon: Joanne's Story// Read more
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    The Professional Skills Training and Employment Project (ProSTEP) is the combination of three federal grants totaling DOLLAR AMOUNT that Worksystems has secured to provide training in key occupations in the IT/Software and Advanced Manufacturing sectors. The project is being led by Worksystems in partnership with the Columbia Willamette Workforce Collaborative. Over the next three years, the ProSTEP initiative will train over 550 WorkSource Portland Metro customers with an emphasis on the long-term unemployed. Training participants will receive an industry-recognized certification and/or a...// Read more