Peter Callstrom joins a panel of experts for 2014 Economic Trends Event

January 9, 2014

On January 9, 2014 the San Diego Business Journal hosted its annual Economic Trends Event that focused on key issues, challenges and opportunities for our region in 2014. Panelists (pictured) included: Mary Ann Barnes, Senior Vice President/Executive Director, Kaiser PermanenteThomas van

Peter Callstrom to travel to D.C. for Workforce Development Council winter meeting

January 8, 2014

The United States Conference of Mayors is hosting the annual Workforce development Council (WDC) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., on January 22-23, 2014. The U.S. Conference of Mayors takes the lead in bringing national attention to the challenges and potential

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Career Center offers Résumé Strategies workshop

January 8, 2014

Need help tailoring your resume for the new year? Kick off 2014 by attending the Résumé Strategies workshop at the new downtown San Diego Central Library location.  Event detailsRésumé Strategies workshopFriday, January 17, 201410 a.m. to 12 p.m. LocationBank of

Event | Lunch & Learn featuring Jerry Sanders

January 7, 2014

Click here to register! Join the Pacific Center for Workforce Innovation (PCWI) for a lunch presentation featuring Jerry Sanders, President & CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Former Mayor Jerry Sanders will discuss the current

Community Partner Spotlight | Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention

January 6, 2014

Peter Callstrom, President & CEO of SDWP, is one of 20 commissioners that serve on the City of San Diego’s Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention. The Commission was established in response to the concerns emerging in San Diego neighborhoods

SDWP has more than 1000 followers on Twitter! Join the conversation.

January 6, 2014

Are you following us on Twitter? Have you “liked” us on Facebook? Learn more about workforce development issues impacting our region. SDWP provides daily posts on Twitter, including the latest labor market data, upcoming events, and program updates. From announcements

Doug Sawyer set to retire from the United Way of San Diego County

January 3, 2014

The United Way of San Diego County’s Doug Sawyer is retiring after eight years as the President and CEO. Sawyer led the United Way through a transformation – strategically investing to improve early grade reading, financial self-sufficiency, and ending homelessness. Last

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