San Diego unemployment decreases to 3.3% in November; up 12,100 jobs

December 22, 2017

The San Diego Monthly Employment Report (October 2017 to November 2017) shows increases in the civilian labor force and employment and a decrease in the unemployment rate.1 Unemployment The California Employment Development Department (EDD) reported a decrease in San Diego’s

6 ways to rock your LinkedIn profile

December 11, 2017

Are you leveraging LinkedIn in your job search? On November 28, over 70 jobseekers gathered at the North City Campus of San Diego Continuing Education for Rock Your Profile where they learned about the power of creating a professional LinkedIn

How the world of work is changing for EVERYONE, including veterans

December 11, 2017

Two-thirds of veterans leave the military without a job—how can workforce development better serve those who’ve served? Part of the answer, according to the opening discussion of the Council on Foundations’ (COF) Veterans Philanthropy Exchange’s Mid-Year Convening, lies in understanding

Foster youth programs helps young people EXCEL in San Diego’s Workforce

December 11, 2017

South Bay Community Services (SBCS) has partnered with the San Diego Workforce Partnership for over 10 years. With the support of WIA/WIOA funding, SBCS has served over 800 foster youth and provided hundreds of youth valuable work experience opportunities, highlighting

Formerly incarcerated man says New Beginnings workshop truly lives up to its name

December 11, 2017

Roughly seven million Californians, or nearly one in three adults, have an arrest or conviction record, which significantly undermines efforts to obtain gainful employment. Research shows that employment is essential in reducing recidivism. Employment is key to helping formerly incarcerated

SDWP leadership honored at San Diego Business Journal events

December 7, 2017

Two members of the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) leadership team—Brooke Valle, Vice President of Programs, and Karmin Noar, Director of Programs—were honored as finalists in the San Diego Business Journal’s Business Women of the Year Awards on November 15.

Staff profile: Meet Sandy Bauler

December 7, 2017

Sandy Bauler is a Program Specialist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally. What is a typical day like for you?   I have the privilege of managing youth contracts

San Diego unemployment decreases to 3.7% in October; up 13,800 jobs

November 17, 2017

The San Diego Monthly Employment Report (September 2017 to October 2017) shows a decrease in the civilian labor force, an increase in employment and a decrease in the unemployment rate.1 Unemployment The California Employment Development Department (EDD) reported a decrease in

5 ways to engage employers through research

November 15, 2017

SDWP’s research team was invited to share insights at Emsi’s 2017 Conference in a session called “Fuel Your Business Services With Best Practices in Workforce Research,” which shared how SDWP uses labor market research to develop programs with employers. By combining both

State Department fellow learns about local youth employment strategies

November 10, 2017

For Nana Robitashvili, spending six weeks in the United States ended up being an important learning experience in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Robitashvili is a Georgian citizen who came to the U.S. and the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP)’s