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    A strong workforce is critical to a strong economy. Skilled workers ensure that our local businesses can continue to compete and grow. Worksystems provides customized and innovative solutions to complex workforce problems. We link workforce supply with industry demand and develop strategies to meet the just-in-time hiring, training, and retention needs of business. We invest training resources to prepare people for in-demand occupations identified by companies in our advanced manufacturing , construction , health care and high tech target industries. We also provide workforce solutions in...// Read more
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    Program The Green Careers Training Project provided low-income individuals, unemployed people of color, homeless, veterans, and ex-offenders with valuable training and resources to help secure living wage jobs in emerging green industries. It was a $4 million collaboration between Worksystems and 19 community partners. Impact Worksystems and its partners worked together to train over 400 men and women—300 of which were quickly placed in a well-paying job. The project accelerated their careers and drove economic growth in the community by improving the quality of our workforce and infusing the...// Read more
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    The Prosperity Planner is a career and financial planning tool that helps people understand how much money they need to earn to be self sufficient. By using this tool, job seekers can create a budget that covers their basic living necessities and identify resources to help lower their expenses. The Planner can also be used to explore career options to determine which ones will provide enough income to achieve financial independence and to create a career plan to get the necessary skills. The Prosperity Planner is based on the "2011 Self-Sufficiency Standard for Oregon" developed by Dr. Diana...// Read more