Past Events

2018

September 07, 2017 to January 26, 2018

Free HR classes from the San Diego Employers Association and the San Diego Workforce Partnership

2017

September 01, 2017

Attend this free forum (hot breakfast included) to learn more about the benefits of hiring the formerly incarcerated.

June 20, 2017

Workers who have previous work experience and are seeking employment in the Life Sciences and Health Care sectors are invited to attend this unique networking event. Employers will be on site to discuss job opportunities and meet potential employees.

June 06, 2017

Five Generations. Side by Side.

Employers are invited to this free workshop to learn how to:

Close the gaps in workforce knowledge and skills projected by 2020 Move from generational divisions to generational bridges Discover the key traits that each generation brings to the workplace Apply for wage reimbursements, training subsidies and hiring resources

Take away four key action items that you can implement in your business tomorrow!

May 26, 2017

Learn how to provide fair and reasonable accommodations in this free, practical workshop hosted by the San Diego Employers Association and funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

May 16, 2017

Workers who have previous work experience and are seeking employment in the services industry and tourism are invited to attend this unique networking event. Employers will be on site to discuss job opportunities and meet potential employees.

April 26, 2017

Employers interested in helping job seekers with their interviewing skills are invited to attend this event.

Employers will be able to provide feedback to job seekers as they practice their pitch in a "speed dating" style format. Employers will also have the chance to network with experienced workers from a variety of backgrounds.

April 13, 2017

53,000. That is the number of young adults ages 16–24 in San Diego County who are NOT in school or working. This is a shocking statistic — and one that must change. The story is not final, but we must act now to flip the script from “disconnection” to “opportunity.” These are opportunity youth. When we engage young people through jobs, school and community, we all win. When we don’t, the long-term impact is devastating on every level.

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March 30, 2017

Job developers, career counselors and workforce development professionals who connect employers to job seekers are invited to attend SDWP's job developer workshop on March 30, 2017.

March 23, 2017

Want to prevent mistakes related to fair compensation of employees? Learn the top mistakes employers make in this free, practical workshop hosted by the San Diego Employers Association and funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

March 16, 2017

Want to prevent mistakes related to pay and hourly employees? Learn the top mistakes employers make in this free, practical workshop hosted by the San Diego Employers Association and funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

March 14, 2017

Workers who have previous work experience and are seeking employment in the Advanced Manufacturing industry are invited to attend this unique networking event. Employers will be on site to discuss job opportunities and meet potential employees.

March 08, 2017

Do you have difficulty in finding qualified workers? Learn how to identify and select the best new hires in this free, practical workshop hosted by the San Diego Employers Association and funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

February 28, 2017

Workers who have previous work experience and are seeking employment in the Information and Communication Technologies industry are invited to attend this unique networking event. Employers will be on site to discuss job opportunities and meet potential employees.

February 23, 2017

The San Diego Workforce Partnership is seeking a panel of employers to answer questions from individuals with lived experience of mental health challenges, offering insight into what employers look for in job candidates.

This panel and social event brings together job seekers and employers to create a better understanding of barriers facing job seekers who are currently experiencing mental health challenges.

Open positions or an intention to hire attendees is not expected or required.

January 19, 2017

Do you sometimes have trouble dealing with behaviors you consider rude or unacceptable in your employees? Learn how to identify toxic behaviors and diffuse them before they get out of hand. The practical management methods taught in this workshop will help you restore workforce morale, avoid future disciplinary action, and increase productivity levels.

 

January 10, 2017

Workers who have previous work experience and are seeking employment in the Specialty Food and Brews industry are invited to attend this unique networking event. Employers will be on site to discuss job opportunities and meet potential employees.

2016

November 07, 2016

Regional workforce development partners are invited to the Southern Border Regional Workforce Development Plan Meeting of Partners to form a regional consensus on the sectors that are the drivers of the regional economy and the core strategic workforce development priorities we will focus on as a region over the next three years. Your input is appreciated.

November 02, 2016

Workforce Conference 2016: The Future of Work offered an in-depth look at newly released labor market studies and workforce development trends in San Diego County. 

October 18, 2016

Throughout your career, everyone must learn why avoiding conflict does not work, as well as how to deal with conflict, personal differences, and stress. This course will reveal your unique conflict management style and corresponding strategies in addition to offering tips and techniques to employ when you are confronted with a challenging situation or individual.

September 20, 2016

This program provides supervisors and managers with the basic skills required to effectively evaluate and manage performance appraisals as an ongoing management process. 

September 13, 2016

Employers are invited to learn how to apply for wage reimbursements, training subsidies and hiring resources at this workshop hosted by the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) and partners. Employers can be reimbursed up to 50% of wages or training costs associated with hiring new employees.

Come learn how to strengthen your workforce with these free services!

September 07, 2016

The San Diego Workforce Partnership offers training funds for retail employers that are interested in upskilling their current workers. Companies can be reimbursed up to 50% of the cost of training existing workers. The funds are available until February 27, 2017 at a first-come, first-serve basis, so RSVP for the workshop today!

June 23, 2016

On December 1, 2016 the minimum salary threshold needed to qualify for the executive, administrative, and professional exemption, under federal law, will more than double, going from $23,660 a year to $47,476 a year. What does this mean for California employers? Which salary threshold is appropriate?

February 24, 2016

Come hear about San Diego Workforce Partnership’s latest research on the labor market, priority sectors and small businesses. This presentation will highlight skills valued by San Diego employers and career opportunities for job seekers.

2–3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, East County AJCC, 924 East Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92021

 

February 13, 2016

Young adults ages 16-24 who are unemployed and/or out of school are invited to attend this event. Join us for a FREE interactive workshop. Craft an elevator pitch, practice interview skills and learn more from current Starbucks partners (employees) before interviewing at Starbucks’ afternoon hiring event. Come dressed to impress, and bring copies of your résumé if you have one.

2015

November 12, 2015
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SDWP invites businesses, service providers, nonprofits and other interested community members to attend this training and technical assistance session. These sessions are designed to build the understanding and capacity of interested organizations to compete for SDWP funds.

November 05, 2015

Workforce Conference 2015: Identifying, Tackling and Closing the Skills Gap offered an in-depth look at newly released labor market information and regional workforce development initiatives underway across San Diego County.

June 30, 2015

The County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, along with the San Diego Workforce Partnership, is soliciting proposals for the Request for Quotation (RFQ) 6978 for its Minority Owned Business Support and Technical Assistance (Project MOST). Join us on June 30th for a conference to learn more about the RFQ submission process.

June 24, 2015 to July 22, 2015

The San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) is excited to begin a new research effort to find ways to improve our services. Independent consultants Pat Libby and Crystal Trull will facilitate community conversations to hear your ideas on workforce readiness and job placement strategies that could better serve the needs of youth, adults and employers in San Diego. Your input is invaluable and we invite you to join the conversation. 

June 24, 2015

SDWP and Councilmember David Alvarez invite businesses, service providers, nonprofits and other interested community members to attend this training and technical assistance session. These sessions are designed to build the understanding and capacity of interested organizations to compete for SDWP funds. Councilmember David Alvarez will also be in attendance at this special event.

June 11, 2015

SDWP and Councilmember Myrtle Cole invite businesses, service providers, nonprofits and other interested community members to attend How to Do Business with SDWP— a training and technical assistance session designed to build the understanding and capacity of interested organizations to compete for SDWP funds. Councilmember Myrtle Cole will also be in attendance at this special event in Southeastern San Diego.

June 02, 2015

The San Diego Workforce Partnership is seeking a panel of employers to answer questions from individuals with lived experience of mental illness, offering insight into what employers look for in job candidates. The employer social will bring together job seekers and employers to create a better understanding of how employers feel about hiring individuals who have experienced or are currently experiencing a mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or other. Open positions or an intention to hire attendees is not expected or required.

April 09, 2015

Job seekers interested in a career in health care are invited to attend a Health Care Career Fair. Health care employers will be on site to share job information, meet job seekers and interview potential employees. Job seekers should come prepared with printed copies of their résumé.

March 17, 2015

SDWP invites businesses, services providers, nonprofits and other interested community members to attend “How to Do Business with SDWP” events, training and technical assistance sessions that are designed to build the understanding and capacity of interested organizations to compete for SDWP funds. 

March 11, 2015

The San Diego Workforce Partnership is seeking a panel of employers to answer questions from individuals with lived experience of mental illness, offering insight into what employers look for in job candidates. The employer social will bring together job seekers and employers to create a better understanding of how employers feel about hiring individuals who have experienced or are currently experiencing a mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or other. Open positions or an intention to hire attendees is not expected or required.

March 07, 2015

Learn new curriculum as part of the Amgen Biotech Experience during this hands-on training. An introduction to the Life Sciences Summer Institute (LSSI) will be provided. You will receive priority acceptance to LSSI upon completion of this half-day training. Loaner lab equipment and supplies available after the training. Limited spots available.