November 5, 2019
“Our mission is simple,” says KRA founder and President and CEO Knowlton R. Atterbeary. “We provide businesses with a trained and reliable workforce by preparing job seekers for today’s competitive workplace and global economy.”
November 4, 2019
Amy Vance is a programs specialist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here she tells a little bit about herself, both personally and professionally.
Employer roundtable addresses challenges and opportunities for service sector businesses and their workers
October 24, 2019
The James Irvine Foundation and the San Diego Workforce Partnership hosted a regional employer roundtable where retail and hospitality employers gathered to discuss challenges and opportunities for service-sector businesses and their workers, who comprise 20% of San Diego’s labor force. Employers addressed challenges such as the need for livable wages, reliable work schedules and meaningful opportunities for advancement, as well as the need to improve race and gender equity.
October 22, 2019
An animal lover, Taylor wanted to become a veterinary assistant. Taylor found out at a job fair that MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) offered a certificate-granting program in this field, and staff there and her GenerateHope case manager referred her to Interfaith Community Services’ Transitional Youth Academy (TYA), which funded the vet assistant program, paying for books, supplies and transportation.
October 12, 2019
We hear directly from advocates on the intersection and challenges at the center of the future of work and the immigrant workforce.
October 9, 2019
The new priority sectors in San Diego County include 1) advanced manufacturing, 2) education & human development, 3) energy, construction & utilities, 4) information & communication technologies and digital media, 5) health care, 6) life sciences & biotechnology and 7) public administration.
October 7, 2019
Chris Burlaka is a controller at the San Diego Workforce Partnership. Here he tells a little bit about himself, both personally and professionally.
October 3, 2019
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.
October 1, 2019
Imagine a world where our local leaders always took a moment before making a decision to ask themselves what would be best for our children and youth…
That’s the world Youth Will is fighting for.
October 1, 2019
After graduating JRT, Juan enrolled at City College, works at the shipyard and looks forward to a career in HVAC. He also has reconnected with his mom, his sisters and his grown son, who now proudly tells his father, “I can talk to my friends about you!”