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    We accelerate economic growth by improving the quality of the regional workforce so that business has the skilled people they need to compete and grow and people have the right mix of skills to get ahead. This takes creative thinking, new approaches, strong partnerships, and a variety of customized solutions to meet the needs of both business and job seekers. Research shows a positive return on investment for programs funded by Worksystems A leading research firm, Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), recently conducted a study analyzing the cost-benefit of Worksystems' 2009...// Read more
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    Reboot NW is a $8.5M four-year grant that will train 850 long-term unemployed residents and 150 career-seeking veterans for jobs in the manufacturing and IT sectors. The grant will fund occupational skills training while fast-tracking participants through industry credentialing and certification programs, giving them the in-demand skills needed by area employers. Program participants can receive paid work experiences, career coaching, job placement assistance, and on-the job training to help Reboot their careers. Reboot is funded through October, 2018. Clackamas Workforce Partnership and...// Read more
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    2017 was a year of transition for Teana. The Portland mother suddenly found herself at a crossroads in her marriage, without transportation, and on unemployment. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Management but could not find a job. She applied to positions of every caliber but was overqualified for most. Teana’s priority was her children. While transitioning from stay at home mom to working mother, she applied for unemployment to provide for them. Accepting unemployment came with the condition that she visit WorkSource where she learned about Health Careers Northwest , a...// Read more