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We bring creative thinking, new approaches, and innovative solutions that help drive economic growth throughout our region.
- Business Investments: We understand the needs of business and provide a link between a skilled workforce and industry demand.
- Adult Investments: We coordinate workforce programs that help people improve their skills and advance their careers.
- Youth Investments: We invest in organizations that help young people become college and career ready.
- Community Investments: We convene a network of partners to provide training and support for vulnerable populations.
Worksystems, the workforce development board for Multnomah and Washington counties, is launching a procurement... // Read more
We are Worksystems, a non-profit organization that pursues and invests resources to improve the quality of the... // Read more
Workforce development took center state this week when the Quick Start to Semiconductor training program was featured on KGW TV’s “Hello, Rose City!” show. The segment aired as part of the show’s “Made for This” series, which focuses on career options that don’t require a traditional education.
The segment featured Patty Mfoloe, a graduate of the program who now works for Intel as a manufacturing technician, and Jesse Aronson, workforce investment manager for Worksystems. You can view it here.// Read more
By any measure, the coronavirus pandemic was incredibly disruptive for working people. As the Portland region and the nation transition to a post-pandemic economy, most jobs lost during the pandemic have returned – but unemployment among young people remains higher than for any other age group.// Read more
It is with great sadness that we share that our colleague, friend, and mentor Kurt Shovlin has passed. He peacefully... // Read more
A team from Worksystems was among a delegation of Portland-based organizations that traveled to Washington, DC in... // Read more
The Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaborative (CWWC) -- comprising Worksystems and our sister workforce... // Read more
The City of Portland’s Here for Portland campaign -- of which Worksystems is a founding member -- will distribute up... // Read more
Thanks to a new collaboration between Intel, Worksystems, Portland Community College, Worksource, and the City of... // Read more
The prospects of Oregon workers got a boost this month when the U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded a $... // Read more
The Healthcare sector is projected to grow 23% in our region by 2024.