Hilda Solis honors Cesar Chavez


The former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, Hilda Solis, was in San Diego recently and presented at a UC San Diego event honoring César Chávez’s life and impact. From his life we can see that perseverance and collaboration accomplishes great things. 

California workforce professionals come together in San Diego


The California Workforce Association recently hosted their 22nd annual spring conference “Skills for a Different World” in San Diego. This year’s conference featured three preconference sessions, 28 workshops, and informal regional networking sessions for peer-to-peer learning. Peter Callstrom, our President & CEO, welcomed over

Elected Officials & Community Leaders call on employers


On Tuesday, elected officials and community leaders gathered to promote the rebranding of CONNECT2Careers, a San Diego Workforce Partnership initiative, through a news conference aimed at employers. In order to have a successful CONNECT2Careers program the San Diego Workforce Partnership needs employers

Phil Blair named Honorary Chair of CONNECT2Careers


The San Diego Workforce partnership has selected Phil Blair, President & CEO of Manpower San Diego to serve as honorary chair for this year’s CONNECT2Careers initiative. Phil Blair is one of San Diego’s most visible and respected business leaders. During

Couch-surf or get a roommate


Couch-surf or get a roommate by Don Bauder, San Diego Reader. “Youth is too beautiful to be wasted on the young. That may have been true in the 19th Century, but in 21st-century San Diego — and elsewhere — being

Emilia Gabrielle nominated for CFO of the Year


Congratulations Emilia Gabriele, Vice President of Finance, for your very well deserved nomination of the “CFO of the Year” Award! The San Diego Business Journal’s seventh annual “CFO of the Year” Awards event recognizes CFOs and financial managers from a

Peter Callstrom appointed to the United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council for 2013


    The United States Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,139 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief

Economy grows despite threats – UT San Diego


Threats to its recovery remain, but overall San Diego’s economy is continuing to expand. That’s what a panel of economists and business executives told about 400 people Friday at the University of San Diego at the 29th Annual San Diego

2013 Economic Roundtable


The 29th Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable featured a lively discussion with local experts on the future of the economy, including global markets, the employment outlook, and the real estate picture. Panelists included economists Marney Cox, Alan Gin and

The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth


Did you know? SDWP just released a new industry report! Sponsored by San Diego Workforce Partnership with guidance and insight from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, “The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth,” provides insights