Post-release services offer the formerly incarcerated a second chance in the workforce

December 6, 2023

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Nashid Mateen has held a variety of job positions, from working at Jack in the Box to working as a medical biller, over his life. Following a twisted turn of fate, Nashid found himself involved with the justice system. Now released, Nashid is on a journey to finding his place in the workforce with the help of the San Diego Workforce Partnership’s Reentry Works services and other community partners.

A former salon owner’s journey of resilience and career transformation

October 5, 2023


Having spent three decades as a small business owner, managing two salons in Encinitas and downtown San Diego, life threw a curveball at Teresa Koecher. In 2014, she faced a life-altering accident, leaving her physically incapable of working in the same capacity as before and starting her life anew. With the help of friends and her church community, she could pick herself up and change course.

5 Fastest-Growing Tech Jobs That Don’t Need a Bachelor’s Degree

February 25, 2022


If you’re looking to enter the tech industry, it helps to know what position you want so you can build the skills, usually by earning an industry-recognized certificate, you need to land your first job in the field. Here are the five fastest-growing tech careers in San Diego that do not require a four-year degree.

San Diego Workforce Partnership reopens in-person career centers to help San Diegans secure quality jobs amid COVID-19 recovery

July 27, 2021


The San Diego Workforce Partnership is reopening our in-person career centers. After closing per COVID-19’s safety measures and orders, our career centers will open their doors to welcome San Diego job seekers with job search and career development resources to help them secure quality jobs as the region recovers.

5 free resources for people looking for a job in San Diego

July 8, 2021


Looking to take the next step in your career? We have free resources to help no matter what you’re looking for. Check out a few of our San Diego job resources here.

Construction apprenticeship training available now

April 6, 2021

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Do you want to start a career in construction? The High Roads Construction Apprenticeship Readiness Program may be right for you! Learn more about how the San Diego College of Continuing Education program may help you prepare for a new career in construction.

San Diego job seekers can now call (619) 319-WORK to get job search help

November 16, 2020


Between career centers all around the county, special projects operated with our community partners and direct service programs operated remotely, how do you know which is best fit for your needs? Job seekers can now call (619) 319-WORK (9675) to learn about all of our service offerings.

COVID-19: Digital workforce resources and training made available to support unemployed

July 27, 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on our region’s workforce, resulting in many layoffs and/ furloughs. To ensure that those affected have the resources they need during quarantine, the San Diego Workforce Partnership pivoted its services to a fully virtual platform.

6 essential skills you can start building today

April 30, 2020

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In partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education While technical skills are what you do at work, essential skills are how you do it. Employers value these skills in their employees—often as much as technical skills. Developing these

Make it count: The 2020 census is hiring in San Diego

January 3, 2020

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Every ten years, there’s an upward blip in the national employment statistics as the federal government hires tens of thousands of workers to complete the decennial census. The jobs are temporary, but they pay well and give people an opportunity

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