Investing in their employees brings higher ROI—and employee satisfaction—for MRIaudio

January 31, 2024

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For Spencer Howe and John Hornbrook of MRIaudio, investing in their employees is part of their company’s ethos. With support from the California Manufacturing Technology Consulting and the Workforce Partnership, MRIaudio was able to provide Lean 6 Sigma Training to their staff at a fraction of the cost. Read on to learn how Incumbent Worker Training funds made this possible. 

The California Employer Action Lab will help businesses transform the way they recruit, retain and understand employees

November 2, 2023

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San Diego employers can look forward to elevating their approach to talent engagement starting March 2024 by joining a no-cost 10-month immersive learning experience called the California Employer Action Lab. 

Leveraging no-cost labor market information to optimize hiring, recruitment and retention

August 8, 2023

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To stay competitive in today’s job market, businesses must stay informed about and adapt to current labor market trends. Understanding and interpreting labor market information provides valuable insights that empower employers to make strategic decisions and effectively navigate challenges in hiring, recruitment and employee retention.

Making San Diego’s economy stronger through strategic business investments

August 7, 2023

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The East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC) is a business non-profit working to expand existing business and promote new economic opportunities to create a prosperous economic environment through innovative projects, purpose-driven collaboration and assertive promotion.

Utilizing human resources to create a more engaged and fulfilled workforce  

April 6, 2023


The San Diego Employers Association (SDEA) helps small to mid-size businesses with HR support so both the business and their staff can thrive. SDEA helps its members navigate the complex nuances of employment law and compliance by providing personalized support and access to various HR advice, tools, resources and training services.

Women-owned tech business builds brand loyalty and sustainable growth through funding

April 2, 2023

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Sticky Digital is a startup digital marketing agency that helps its clients build brand loyalty through innovative emails and personalized messages. When their business started to grow, one of the founders and current chief revenue officer, Nicole Glock, contacted the San Diego Workforce Partnership’s business engagement team for help with hiring and training new employees.

Breaking down barriers: How FutureStitch is disrupting norms and finding talent through On-the-Job training

January 12, 2023

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Accessing On-the-Job Training funds allows local manufacturer, FutureStitch, to invest in the surrounding community, hiring and training formerly incarcerated women. Rather than just aiming for a higher bottom line, FutureStitch measurements of success include employee happiness, retention and reduction in recidivism. Read on to learn how they do it and why it matters.

Talent Rewire recognizes the importance of investing in frontline workers

October 24, 2022

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Talent Rewire creates a better workforce by working with employers who want to increase their investment in equity, inclusion, opportunity and mobility for people facing systemic barriers to employment. Through innovative research, tools and programs they help employers become active agents of systems change.

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.

How Hire Heroes USA supports military members and their spouses in rejoining the San Diego workforce

November 24, 2021

Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.