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

Press Release: San Diego Workforce Partnership Launches New Retail Research Web Experience

November 13, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, CA — Together with the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program and Reimagine Retail Initiative, the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce undertook a year-long research project to understand possible social, economic and regulatory forces acting on the retail sector in San Diego

Press Release: Research Uncovers Workforce Needs in Two San Diego Defense Industry Segments

October 3, 2019

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The San Diego Workforce Partnership recently published a workforce study funded by Propel San Diego, an Office of Economic Adjustment grant awarded to the City of San Diego. In conjunction with the South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC), the Workforce Partnership conducted survey-based research to better understand the needs in two segments of San Diego’s defense industry: Unmanned Systems and Professional — Scientific & Technical Services.

Understanding housing instability in San Diego County

September 30, 2019

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An average of 10 San Diego households are evicted every day, according to this report by 2-1-1 San Diego.