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    Worksystems wants all youth to be college and career ready. Visit our site careersnw.org to explore careers in manufacturing, health care, tech and construction! Our youth workforce investments support a system - the Career Connect Network - that prepares young people for post-secondary education and career-ladder employment. Our focus is on college preparation, career exploration, work-readiness training and work experience to help young people understand the relevance of classroom learning. The youth supported by our funding are motivated and want to reconnect with school or work, but face...// Read more
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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