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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    October 6th, 2016
    Businesses need a skilled labor pool to compete and grow, making the quality of the workforce in the region vital to the overall health of our economy. Worksystems engages with key sectors to understand labor market trends, to identify current and emergent workforce needs, and to provide support for the unique training needs, opportunities and challenges facing the industry. We then work to craft comprehensive workforce solutions in partnership with industry. To ensure that our decisions are data-driven, Worksystems and our partners Workforce Southwest Washington and Clackamas Workforce...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 1st, 2016
    For the next year, we are fortunate to have an AmeriCorps VISTA intern who will work to connect economically disadvantaged youth to volunteer community mentors and help to increase their access to college and career readiness resources. Welcome Priscilla!// Read more
  • Date posted:
    August 5th, 2016
    On August 3rd, the Workforce Development Board hosted Congresswoman Bonamici for a roundtable discussion on workforce, jobs and the economy. She was presented with an award of appreciation for her work in helping to pass the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Thank you Congresswoman! We appreciate your support.// Read more
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    July 15th, 2016
    On June 29th, Worksystems in partnership with the Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC) and WorkSource Oregon and Washington hosted a job fair for people interested in pursuing careers in the long term care industry Over 200 job seekers attended and met with 51 employers who are currently hiring. Attendees also had the chance to speak with people in various occupations including nursing, medication aids, caregivers and administration to gain insight into the challenges and rewards of various professions. The event also launched the Long Term Care marketing campaign - a core...// Read more