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    Worksystems coordinates a network of community-based organizations, known as NextGen , that provides career development services to many of our community’s most underserved and vulnerable youth populations. These include youth residents of public housing, youth experiencing housing instability and/or homelessness, youth of color, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQIA, youth in foster care, youth with juvenile just system involvement, and youth in poverty. Partners across our network work together toward the shared goal of helping the populations we serve to enter continued education or career-...// Read more
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    Joanne had worked in an office for several years until her company moved out of the Portland area and she was laid off. She went to WorkSource looking for help finding a new job and although she took advantage of several programs and services including attending career fairs and participating in job preparation workshops, she struggled to find employment. Joanne earned a silver level National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), which bolstered her confidence in her job search. Her Career Specialist at WorkSource encouraged her to apply for an opening in the accounting department at TCI...// Read more
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    Below is the 2018 State of the Workforce report. This comprehensive report provides information about the quality of the workforce, available and projected jobs, and describes some of the challenges and opportunities facing our region. The 2020 State of the Workforce report has been put on hold due to COVID-19 Also included is as snapshot of current monthly economic indicators for the Portland MSA , Multnomah and Washington Counties. For more information, please contact Liza Morehead , Research and Data Analyst for Worksystems at 503-478-7327. Additional labor market information can also be...// Read more