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  • Date posted:
    April 20th, 2023
    Worksystems, the workforce development board for Multnomah and Washington counties, is launching a procurement effort to enable our Economic Opportunity Program (EOP) direct service providers to deliver a set of employment and training services to Portland residents. The procurement will benefit EOP Portland, one of the slate of programs under the larger EOP umbrella. To help inform this effort, we are hosting two upcoming information sessions where service providers can learn more about the program, the procurement campaign, and prospective partnership opportunities. If you’re part of our...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    April 7th, 2023
    We are Worksystems, a non-profit organization that pursues and invests resources to improve the quality of the workforce in the City of Portland, as well as Multnomah and Washington counties. We are excited to announce the recruitment for a HR & JEDI Manager position for our organization. The HR & JEDI Manager is a newly created position that is responsible for overseeing our Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) initiatives and implementing the JEDI Plan. This position manages the human resources department and all related daily and strategic functions. This role also co-...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    April 5th, 2023
    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
  • Date posted:
    April 3rd, 2023
    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