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    The On-the-Job Training Program (OJT) is a "hire-first" program that reimburses a company for the cost of training a new employee. Companies can use OJTs to hire and train promising job candidates who have some - but not all - of the skills necessary for the job. A rigorous training plan is put in place to ensure that the employee has the skills needed to be successful, contributing to long term retention. The OJT program is an efficient way to move unemployed workers more quickly into jobs and provide them with transportable skills and a cost effective way to help local businesses develop...// Read more
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    Health Careers NW supports career growth and progress in seven healthcare fields by offering one-on-one career coaching, career exploration in the healthcare fields, training that results in an employer- or industry-recognized credential as well as job search and placement assistance. Health Careers NW is made possible by a five-year Health Profession Opportunity (HPOG) Grant. Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program provides education and training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...// Read more
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    Worksystems, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that pursues and invests resources to improve the quality of the workforce in the City of Portland, Multnomah and Washington Counties. We develop policies and design workforce development programs and services delivered through a network of local partners to help people get the skills, training and education they need to go to work or to advance in their careers. Our partners include employers, labor groups, government, community colleges, high schools, community-based and economic development organizations. Our mission is to coordinate a...// Read more