Report | The Hidden STEM Economy

July 11, 2013

According to the Brookings Institution report, The Hidden Stem Economy, half of the STEM jobs available in the U.S. do not require a bachelor’s degree and pay 10 percent higher than other jobs with similar educational requirements. The report notes

Unemployment Report | June 2013

July 8, 2013

The unemployment rate in San Diego has steadily decreased over the past year to the current rate of 6.7 percent, which is well below the year-ago estimate of 8.8 percent. San Diego’s unemployment is also below that of California (8.1

DollarWise Summer Youth Jobs Contest – enter today!

July 8, 2013

The U.S. Conference of Mayors DollarWise Campaign invites any youth you may know to participate in the 2013 Summer Youth Jobs Contest! Last year, over seven hundred youth participated and eighteen youth from fourteen different cities won. This year, three

North County Career Center helps a client get back on his feet!

July 8, 2013

Three months ago Mark Usherwood was living with his wife in their car as a result of losing his job in 2009. After a nearly four-year search for employment, Mark walked into the North County Coastal Career Center (NCCCC) this

Collaboration is key! Junior Achievement partners with CONNECT2Careers

July 2, 2013

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Their programs—in the core content

Jeffrey Woodson | new Vice-Chair of SDWP’s Board of Directors

July 1, 2013

The San Diego Workforce Partnership is excited to announce that Jeffrey Woodson will be serving as the Vice-Chair of the SDWP’s Board of Directors. Jeffrey currently serves as the Vice President of Administration for the San Diego County Regional Airport

Five-Year Strategic Plan

June 28, 2013

San Diego Workforce Investment Board’s Five Year Strategic Plan will be used to guide future funding investments. This plan identifies goals and strategies designed to address workforce challenges in San Diego County. The San Diego Workforce Partnership will collaborate with

200 job openings for new Escondido Walmart stores

June 28, 2013

Walmart is opening two new stores in Escondido this fall and will need to fill 200 positions. For interested job seekers, the hiring center is located at 1351 E. Valley Parkway where the company is accepting applications from 8AM to

Hired | San Diego Zoo hires multiple CONNECT2Career students

June 27, 2013

The San Diego Zoo Global, one of San Diego’s top tourist attractions and a leading conservation organization dedicated to saving endangered species worldwide, has hired three City of San Diego high school student through the Connect2Careers youth employment initiative. Isabella Medina

Department of Labor focuses on female veteran employment

June 24, 2013

On June 19th, 2013 the Department of Labor (DOL) hosted a dialogue on the challenges and potential opportunities for our women veterans.” title=”“> The dialogue focused on the unique obstacles that women veterans face in finding meaningful employment and intentional