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    Below is the 2018 State of the Workforce report. This comprehensive report provides information about the quality of the workforce, available and projected jobs, and describes some of the challenges and opportunities facing our region. Also included is as snapshot of current monthly economic indicators for the Portland MSA , Multnomah and Washington Counties. For more information, please contact Liza Morehead , Research and Data Analyst for Worksystems at 503-478-7327. For more labor market information, visit Quality Info We are committed to providing and using high quality data to guide our...// Read more
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    We accelerate economic growth by improving the quality of the regional workforce so that business has the skilled people they need to compete and grow and people have the right mix of skills to get ahead. This takes creative thinking, new approaches, strong partnerships, and a variety of customized solutions to meet the needs of both business and job seekers. Research shows a positive return on investment for programs funded by Worksystems A leading research firm, Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), recently conducted a study analyzing the cost-benefit of Worksystems' 2009...// Read more
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    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 single mom who completed technology training funded through our Reboot NW program. With help from her program-sponsored career coach, she has overcome poverty and is now employed as a full stack engineer at DiscoverOrg in Vancouver. Congratulations Charly!// Read more
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