New year, new tax credits available to local businesses

January 2, 2014

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz) hosted a local workshop on its new California Competes Tax Credit. Following the dissolution of the state’s Enterprise Zone program in 2013, new programs have been created in its place under

Happy New Year from the San Diego Workforce Partnership

December 31, 2013

This past year has been one of many successes and progress in our mission to support job seekersand employers. We are happy to share a few of our highlights (in no particular order) as we close out 2013 and look

CEO participates in SD Daily Transcript Roundtable

December 20, 2013

The Daily Transcript hosted a leadership Roundtable on December 11, 2013. During Roundtables, industry leaders discuss a variety of subjects related to our economy: employment, financial matters, estate planning, etc.” title=”“> Our CEO, Peter Callstrom addressed a number of matters related to

30th Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable

December 9, 2013

Please join us for the longest-running free economic forecasting event in San Diego County. What does the region’s economy look like for 2014 and beyond? A panel of experts covering the future of the economy, the real estate market, employment

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

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

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