The Need for Stable Scheduling in San Diego’s Service Sectors

February 4, 2021

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Service-sector businesses and their workers can benefit from more predictable and stable work schedules. The San Diego Workforce Partnership is working with businesses to develop innovative scheduling strategies because we believe stable schedules serve the “double bottom line”—both increasing profits (primarily through savings on turnover and absenteeism) and increasing workers’ quality of life.

Job experts expect a brighter outlook in late spring or early summer

December 18, 2020

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San Diego’s job market at the surface appeared strong in November, but deeper analysis reveals red flags. The jobless rate fell primarily due to a drop in the labor force and much of the job advance was seasonal.

Job experts see more positive signs from October but warn of harder times ahead

November 20, 2020

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San Diego’s jobs market displayed further steps towards recovery in October as companies recalled workers and stepped up hiring. Even as many people returned to the workforce or looked for jobs, the unemployment rate fell from September’s 9.0% to 7.7%, seasonally

Job experts see more signs of San Diego’s recovery but also distress

October 16, 2020

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San Diego’s jobs recovery continued in September, but many companies and individuals continue to struggle with the ravages of the pandemic. The region added jobs but at half the pace seen in August. Unemployment fell, but the jobless rate is

Workforce Experts See San Diego’s Jobs Recovery Falter as Unemployment Increases and Industry Hiring Fluctuates

September 18, 2020

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Unemployment rate decreases to 12.3% in July San Diego’s job recovery stumbled in July as the County was placed on California’s COVID-19 watch list. While employment increased after adjusting for seasonal swings, July’s gain was a fraction of June’s encouraging advance.

San Diego’s Racial Equity Gap: How We Got Here

September 16, 2020

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The history of systemic racism in America—and San Diego in particular—has created a regional economy in which people of color do not have access to the same opportunities as white San Diegans. As a result, even controlling for age, gender and education, Black San Diegans make $10,500 less than their white peers.

San Diego’s jobs recovery falters as unemployment increases and industry hiring fluctuates

August 21, 2020

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San Diego’s job recovery stumbled in July as the County was placed on California’s COVID-19 watch list. While employment increased after adjusting for seasonal swings, July’s gain was a fraction of June’s encouraging advance. Removal from the State’s list might help this fall but many businesses and individuals are now coping with the loss of government benefits.

Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Employment in San Diego County

March 24, 2020

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Research by Daniel Enemark, Ph.D., San Diego Workforce Partnership Senior Economist Share Our Facebook Post  |  Download PDF Executive Summary As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing required to prevent its spread, workers in seven of

5 ways to create opportunity through work

January 2, 2020

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Our Workforce Frontiers Symposium in November brought together local leaders and out-of-town renegades to be inspired and explore the boundary-busting, outer reaches of workforce development. UCTV captured the new frontiers for action.

Business experiments test ways to improve job quality

December 6, 2019

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Creating and growing more good jobs is essential to our community. The San Diego Workforce Partnership believes that a quality job is a position that contributes to the stability of household by providing: Reliable/predictable earnings which are above self-sufficiency for