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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 "2017 Self-Sufficiency Standard for Oregon" developed by Dr. Diana...// Read more
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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