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tryan@worksystems.org.
  • Date posted:
    January 7th, 2019
    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 formerly homeless single mom who completed technology training funded through our Reboot NW program. With help from her program-sponsored career coach, she has overcome poverty, bought a house and is now employed as a full stack engineer at DiscoverOrg in Vancouver. Congratulations Charly!// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 16th, 2018
    Worksystems, our training programs and partners are being featured in KGW's month long "Get Ahead" campaign focused on the economy and labor market. The campaign helps to connect job seekers and employers and highlights training programs that prepare people for career track employment in the region, including our Reboot program focused on manufacturing and IT training. Hear Chloe's story!// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 15th, 2018
    Our 2018 annual report was presented to a packed meeting of our Workforce Development Board on October 12, 2018. The report highlights some of our accomplishments for the reporting period July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 including a breakdown of revenue and expenses and performance outcomes for the year. Thank you to all of our partners who worked with us to make this program year such a success!// Read more
  • Date posted:
    October 12th, 2018
    Worksystems, in partnership with Workforce Southwest Washington and Clackamas Workforce Partnership, has published and released a comprehensive State of the Workforce report covering the Greater Portland-Vancouver Area and key findings were presented to the Portland Metro Workforce Development Board earlier today. This report provides critical information about the quality of the workforce, available and projected jobs, and describes some of the challenges and opportunities facing our region. The information will help us better understand the balance between workforce supply and industry...// Read more