SDWP program prevents layoffs in San Diego County

December 4, 2013

San Diego Workforce Partnership is on a mission to save jobs in San Diego County.  From January 2009 to present, SDWP has received a total of 387 layoff notices from employers, with 34,156 positions laid off in San Diego. With

On-the-Job-Training program gets job seekers back to work

December 4, 2013

After nearly two years of being out of work, having been laid off from his job at a steel shop, getting his foot in the door was all Joel Vazquez needed to land a full-time job. In December 2011, with

2nd Annual California Economic Summit focused on sustainable path for growth

November 15, 2013

The 2013 California Economic Summit, held in Los Angeles on November 7-8 was the second annual gathering of leaders focused on working together to put California’s economy on a sustainable path for growth.  Capping the work of sixteen regional forums and seven

Open | Bank of America Merrill Lynch Career Center

September 30, 2013

The new San Diego Central Library not only has 2.7 million books, a stunning reading room, and a wonderful children’s center filled with Dr. Seuss artwork, it also offers free career development services to job seekers through the Bank of America

Event | 13th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair

September 25, 2013

The Diversity Employment Day Career Fair will be held at the Handlry Hotel in San Diego on Wednesday, October 9 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. The fair will provide an opportunity for nationally recognized and top local employers to meet

CONNECT2Careers Placed Over 200 Young Adults in Summer Jobs

September 23, 2013

We are thrilled to report the CONNECT2Careers (C2C) program has exceeded its goal and has connected 202 young adults with employer-paid summer jobs.  Thanks to an investment from the City of San Diego for $200,000 the San Diego Workforce Partnership was

Meeting of the Minds Sparks Innovation

September 13, 2013

Workforce development professionals from across the country joined together to think big. September 3-5, 2013 California Workforce Association (CWA) hosted Meeting of the Minds (MMM), the annual innovation-focused conference that is one of the most heralded events on the workforce calendar in the nation. “Building the

Qualcomm celebrates 5 years of Hire-A-Youth

September 6, 2013

On August 9, 2013 Qualcomm celebrated 5 years of Hire-A-Youth (HAY) with a commencement ceremony that recognized 30 graduates of the summer program. Qualcomm, a global semiconductor company, designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. The Fortune 500 company

Event | South County EDC 23rd Annual Economic Summit

September 6, 2013

The South County Economic Development Council’s 23rd Annual Economic Summit will gather together over 400 businesses, community leaders, and elected officials. This year, the event takes place on Friday, September 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Economic Summit offers an opportunity

Event | Community Celebration – The Art of Living United

September 6, 2013

Join San Diego’s United Way for their annual Community Celebration and Campaign Kickoff as they celebrate The Art of Living United on Tuesday, September 17, from 5:30-7p.m., at the Corky McMillin Event Center. Register today! Did you know? Since 1920, United