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    Every Thursday at 2:00 pm, Worksystems will host a webinar to present information on the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. This page contains resources that will be reviewed during the webinar. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions! Sign up for a webinar HERE . The Oregon Employment Department (OED) has begun taking applications for PUA (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance), an Unemployment Insurance program with expanded eligibility for those who are self employed, are not paid via a regular W-2, and/or who are otherwise not eligible for normal unemployment insurance...// Read more
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    Health care has the strongest employment growth of any industry in the Portland metro area. By 2016, the regional health care workforce is expected to expand by over 14%. While workforce supply and demand remain mostly in balance, key skill gaps exist in certain occupations. Worksystems is bringing together a broad network of partners to fill these gaps and prepare for changes in the way health care will be delivered in the coming years. Visit our site careersnw.org to explore careers in health care! We have engaged the health care industry to better understand their workforce needs and are...// Read more
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    One of our Reboot NW training partipants was recently given the Portland Women Who Code's 2018 Rising Tech Star award! Brandi "Charly" Welch received the award based on community nominations, including one from her company's Chief Technology Officer. Charly is a single mom who completed technology training funded through our Reboot NW program. With help from her program-sponsored career coach, she has overcome poverty and is now employed as a full stack engineer at DiscoverOrg in Vancouver. Congratulations Charly!// Read more