Staff profile: Meet Orlando Hernández
October 27, 2022
Meet Orlando Herández, a computer systems administrator on the Workforce Partnership’s information technologies (IT) team. This month, we asked Orlando about his daily work, a professional moment he’s proud of and what he likes best about his job.
Creating a more equitable San Diego for those living with a disability ￼
October 25, 2022
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Each year the U.S. Department of Labor picks a theme that highlights the important role those with disabilities play in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” The theme serves as a reminder that all workers, including workers with disabilities deserve equal access to development opportunities, career advancement and an inclusive workplace.
Talent Rewire recognizes the importance of investing in frontline workers
October 24, 2022
Talent Rewire creates a better workforce by working with employers who want to increase their investment in equity, inclusion, opportunity and mobility for people facing systemic barriers to employment. Through innovative research, tools and programs they help employers become active agents of systems change.
September’s labor market trends
October 21, 2022
Workforce Partnership chief economist Daniel Enemark analyzes September’s labor market trends. Another month of extraordinarily low unemployment Unemployment edged down last month, putting San Diego at a very low 3.1%. For context, in this century—273 months so far—we’ve only had
County sets up new behavioral health impact fund to expand scope & locations where projects can be funded
October 11, 2022
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today approved a policy introduced by Chair Nathan Fletcher, to establish a new Behavioral Health Impact Fund that will expeditiously award grants for services and infrastructure to expand behavioral health options in the region.
San Diego health center working to ensure local communities have access to quality healthcare services
October 5, 2022
Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) provides high-quality health care and supportive services to San Diegans, with a special commitment to uninsured, low-income and medically-underserved persons. We spoke with Fran Butler-Cohen, FHCSD CEO, to learn more about their work and continued commitment to serving all San Diegans in need of healthcare services.
This young professional was able to make a career change thanks to Cyberhire
October 4, 2022
Raven Antiquiera has always had a passion for technology but never considered turning his hobby into a career. When he learned about our CyberHire program, Raven made the decision, which he calls life-changing, to apply and obtain a desktop technician certificate.
Board Member Profile: Christina Bibler of the City of San Diego
October 3, 2022
Christina Bibler is the City of San Diego’s economic development director, prioritizing investment into communities of concern. Christina shares with us why workforce development must remain a top priority for the region.
Staff profile: Meet Rosie Alba
September 30, 2022
Rosie Alba is a business partnership specialist working within our Information & Communications Technologies sector. This month, we asked Rosie about her role on the team, working in workforce development and how she spends her free time.
San Diego Workforce Partnership Makes Big Shift to Expand Opportunities for Job Seekers Across the Region
September 27, 2022
Our career centers will now offer virtual evening appointments and increased bilingual staff, in addition to existing services like job interview preparation and helping clients identify their ideal career. Bringing services in-house allows for timely feedback and implementation of changes faster than ever before.