Staff profile: Meet Alex Stevens

August 3, 2022

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Meet Alex Stevens, an operations specialist with the Workforce Partnership! We asked Alex to tell us about her work, a professional moment she was proud of and how she spends her free time.

Board Member Profile: Matthew Martin of PNC Bank

August 2, 2022

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As executive vice president, retail banking executive for California and Arizona at PNC Bank, Matthew Martin has played key roles in retail banking initiatives to expand market share, employee leadership and customer engagement. Here he tells us how closing the “advantage gap” and investing in income stability, benefits everyone.

Software company bridges the gap between technology and underemployment

August 1, 2022

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ServiceNow is a software company that develops a cloud computing platform to help companies manage digital workflows for enterprise operations. TechHire program participants receive training and mentorship through ServiceNow’s NextGen program.

Bank of America and San Diego Foundation Partner with Workforce Partnership to fund programs to advance economic equality for Black San Diegans

July 29, 2022

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The Workforce Partnership will use established connections to recruit participants for their Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) and Healthcare programs, which provide participants with education, certification, on-the-job training and pathways to meaningful careers in these high-growth, high-demand industries.

Students applies for an internship and lands a senior-level position

July 26, 2022

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After Hamed Seyedi was let go from his director position of 15 years, he decided to continue his education and earned a digital marketing certificate as a part of the Workforce Partnership’s continuing education program offered in partnership with UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies.

Staff profile: Meet Omar Baza

July 5, 2022

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Omar Baza is the career navigator for our CyberHire program, which provides training and certification to help job seekers start careers in cybersecurity. We asked Omar about his work and how he spends his free time.

Board Member Profile: Michael Zucchet of San Diego Municipal Employees Association

July 1, 2022

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As general manager of the San Diego Municipal Employees Association, the City of San Diego’s largest employee union, Michael Zucchet brings years of experience to the Workforce Development Board in the public, private and governmental sectors. Here he tells us why workforce development is important to the success of San Diego as a region and to the communities that make it up.

Bank of America awards $825,000 philanthropic investment into San Diego nonprofits to advance long-term economic success

June 28, 2022

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Bank of America announced more than $825,000 in grants to 29 San Diego nonprofits, including the San Diego Workforce Partnership, to help drive economic opportunity for individuals and families.

May’s labor market trends

June 17, 2022

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San Diego County’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.7% last month—the lowest rate this century and the second lowest rate in the 33 years in which County numbers were available. The seasonally adjusted rate was 2.9%, down from an adjusted 3.1% in April.

How to uplift your LGBTQIA+ employees year-round

June 7, 2022

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In recognition of Pride month here is a list of suggestions that employers can implement to create and sustain an inclusive work environment for their staff and to engage with staff who identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community.