Staff profile: Meet Caro Beresford-Wood  

May 31, 2023

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Caro is a customer experience specialist on our customer experience team. We asked her about workforce development, her proudest professional accomplishment and what she enjoys doing outside of work.

Stay-at-home mom gets a second chance at her career through no-cost healthcare program 

May 2, 2023

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26-year-old Jessica Osorio is one of the first graduates of the Healthcare Administration Pathways program, a three-month accelerated training towards a specialized certificate in the healthcare revenue cycle. After three years of staying home to care for her two kids,

Staff profile: Meet Laura Felix

April 19, 2023


Laura is a compliance training analyst who’s been working to support our teams for more than three years. We asked her about her daily work, workforce development and how she spends her free time.

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.

Staff profile: Meet John Maruri

April 3, 2023


John Maruri is a business service navigator with the Workforce Partnership; his role is to connect with businesses, execute job fairs, support employers and more. Read on to learn more about the great work John is doing to help local employers thrive.

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.

Increasing diversity among women in business

March 6, 2023

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The San Diego & Imperial Women’s Business Center (WBC) works to secure economic justice and entrepreneurial opportunities for women by providing training, mentoring, business development and financing opportunities to women entrepreneurs throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.

Staff profile: Meet Angel Stancer

February 24, 2023


Meet Angel Stancer, our senior manager of business experience! Angel has been with the Workforce Partnership for seven years supporting San Diegans by helping businesses with recruitment, accessing training funds and much more. This month, we asked Angel about her

Young adult struggling to ask for help gains a new perspective

February 8, 2023


24-year-old Michael Lane was facing hard times. He was living out of his car, jobless and unsure what to do next. Living on his own with a minimal support system, he spent a lot of his free time at his local YMCA, where he would shower and work out to decompress. There, he got connected to the H.I.R.E program and began receiving the support he didn’t even realize was possible.

Staff profile: Meet Wynde Bennett

February 6, 2023


Meet Wynde Bennett, a training funds coordinator with the Workforce Partnership. We asked Wynde about how her work has changed and what she enjoys doing in her free time.