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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    October 11th, 2017
    Worksystems Executive Director Andrew McGough was one of nearly 100 delegates from the Portland region who attended a best practices trip to Brooklyn, NY last week. The group learned about innovative approaches to workforce development, transportation, economic development and strategies to address homelessness. The delegation consisted of a mix of public and private sector professionals and the trip provided ample opportunity to discuss issues that parallel those in our region and explore effective solutions that we can implement here.// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 9th, 2017
    Manufacturing Day was celebrated across the country on October 6, 2017 and our region was no exception. Over 700 students grades 7-12 attended events at 20 different area businesses where youth toured manufacturing facilities, received equipment demos, and had a chance to speak with employees to learn more about modern day manufacturing practices with the goal of encouraging more young people to enter careers in the industry. Manufacturing Day featured in Gresham Outlook and Portland Tribune ! Thank you to our business partners! Oregon Aero * PCC Structurals * Graphic Packaging * Microchip...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 5th, 2017
    Worksystems is an award-winning nonprofit organization serving Multnomah and Washington Counties and the City of Portland. Our mission is to build and invest in a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness. Join Worksystems and help make a difference! Worksystems is currently recruiting for a dynamic and enthusiastic Workforce Investment Manager for Adult Services with excellent project management, communication, and program development skills. We offer excellent compensation and benefits, a desirable work environment, and a...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    September 27th, 2017
    We are pleased to announce the launch of Train Oregon, a free program offering over 7,000 online skills training courses to WorkSource customers. With over 40 WorkSource centers in the state and thousands of Oregonians seeking job training, we are always looking for ways to increase access for job seekers looking for assistance. Through a partnership with OpenSesame, a Portland-based technology company with the world's largest library of e-learning courses, we've developed an online training portal for any job seeker registered through WorkSource. Some job seekers find it difficult to visit a...// Read more