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  • Date posted:
    December 16th, 2021
    Worksystems is proud to be part of the "Here for Portland, Downtown" campaign, an effort from the Portland Action Tables to help revitalize the downtown area. This initiative provides support to help downtown businesses and includes an intentional shopping and dining campaign aimed at incoming PSU students as well as placing 30 PSU students in paid jobs at downtown retail and restaurant businesses. Through this effort, we’re providing critical support to those businesses most impacted by the pandemic and helping to accelerate economic recovery. The campaign will be extended to other business...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    December 7th, 2021
    Worksystems is pleased to release the 2021 Self-Sufficiency Standard , a measure of how much income a family of a certain composition in a given place in Oregon must earn to meet their basic needs without public or private subsidies. Developed by Dr. Diana Pearce, Director of the Center for Women's Welfare at the University of Washington , the Standard looks at the costs of child care, food, health care, housing, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses and is customized for 700 different household compositions and for every county in Oregon to determine the minimum amount needed to be self...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 26th, 2021
    We are excited to announce a manufacturing job fair on October 28th! Over 30 employers from Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties will be onsite looking to hire for open positions. If you have ever considered a career in manufacturing, this is the event for you! Entry level to management positions available! Details: October 28 from 11 am - 1 pm (10:30 - 11:00 am early admission for veterans only) Lloyd Center Mall, First Floor near the former Stanford's Restaurant Enter the parking lot at 11th and Multnomah - or accessible by bus and light rail! Scan here for information on jobs...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 8th, 2021
    The Columbia Willamette Workforce Collaborative - comprised of the 3 workforce board in our region including Worksystems, Workforce Southwest Washington and Clackamas Workforce Partnership - is excited to announce the release of the 2021-2023 Construction Workforce Plan! The Construction Workforce Plan outlines the priority areas that the Collaborative will focus on to support the workforce development needs of the construction industry. These priorities have been vetted and approved by industry leaders in the region, who will also evaluate and monitor progress toward completion: Connect...// Read more