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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. We have engaged the health care industry to better understand their workforce needs and are designing programs and investing resources to meet their specific...// Read more
    Tags: Health Care
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    A BankWork$ flyer at her local library caught the eye of Star Martinez. An unemployed single mother with teenagers and adult children, Star had applied for banking positions at branches and the call centers without success. So, she attended an information session at the WorkSource Portland Metro Gresham center and decided to apply to the 8-week program. With more than 20 years of experience in customer service, account management, call center sales and the travel industry, her goal was to start a banking career. During the admission process, BankWork$ program Career Navigator Sue Davis noted...// Read more
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