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Draft WorkSource MOU Posted for Public Comment

April 20, 2017

The Spokane workforce system, consisting of the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC), a comprehensive American Job Center and 18 additional service sites (WorkSource System), and a network of community partners, is committed to providing effective, accessible and high-quality career, talent pipeline development, and skills acquisition services for all individuals and businesses in the Spokane County region. With the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of ...Read full post.

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4th Annual KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair Registration Now Open

March 30, 2017

Registration is open now. All industries are welcome; join us and find great local talent! Now in its fourth year, the annual KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair is the largest hiring event in the Spokane Area. The event is taking place May 17, 2017 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Spokane Convention Center. Registration closes May 10, but may close early if event reaches capacity, so register today! ...Read full post.

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Women's Leadership Academy

March 15, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Allison Armfield, CWCE Program Assistant Community Colleges of Spokane Center for Workforce & Continuing Education (CWCE) (509) 533-8482 Allison.armfield@ccs.spokane.edu Women’s Leadership Academy is Back Spokane, WA, March 15, 2017 – Young women in Spokane will gain business and leadership tools necessary to achieve their goals at the second annual Women’s Leadership Academy in April. The Spokane Area Workforce Dev ...Read full post.

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Women's Leadership Academy to be offered in April

February 21, 2017

The Women's Funding Alliance has provided resources for the SAWDC and Community Colleges of Spokane's Center for Workforce and Continuing Education to offer a Women's Leadership Academy at the Next Generation Zone. This will be a seven-week course for women ages 18-24, covering topics such as setting and achieving goals, starting a pathway to career success, and gaining confidence to pursue dreams.  Scholarships are available for potential participants. Call Allison for m ...Read full post.

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Business Engagement

December 12, 2016

The SAWDC welcomes Ray Keevy as the Business Engagement Manager. In this new position, Ray will coordinate outreach and provide direct services to businesses that leverage the assets and resources of both the SAWDC and the Community Colleges of Spokane's Center for Workforce & Continuing Education. Please contact him at (509) 533-8476 to find out how he can help develop customized solutions to meet your business needs for talent and employee training.  ...Read full post.

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Next Generation Zone Success and Expansion

November 01, 2016

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Next Generation Zone named Learning Lab for STEM careers project

September 27, 2016

Governor Jay Inslee, Washington STEM, and the Workforce Board identified twenty one career related programs across the state to explore best practices in Career Connected Learning. The selected programs (the Learning Labs) will receive a $15,000 grant to participate in an assessment of high-quality Career Connected Learning and identification of best practices. The Learning Labs program will ultimately create more work experience opportunities for young people throughout Washington. Funding f ...Read full post.

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Access Spokane Awards

August 31, 2016

These annual awards recognize those in the Spokane area who effectively initiate, establish, and/or support services or programs for people with disabilities. Nominations are being accepted for Individuals, Businesses, and Employers through September 22. Award recipients will be recognized at an event on October 3.  To make a nomination, please visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/8XGHJLV Access Spokane is a partnership between WorkSource, Spokane County, The Division of Vocati ...Read full post.

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Recruiting: Job Fairs | Cascade Windows

August 30, 2016

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Healthcare Industry: Labor Demand | Fortis Management and Interim

June 08, 2016

May 2016 Regional Workforce News   Regional Workforce Snapshot ...Read full post.

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SAWDC Announced Funding Awards at WorkSource and Next Generation Zone

May 20, 2016

Service Providers’ Consortium The Spokane Workforce Consortium has been selected to continue in the role of Service Providers’ Consortium to operate Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act offerings for businesses and job seekers at WorkSource and the Next Generation Zone.. The Spokane Workforce Consortium is a partnership between Career Path Services, Employment Security Department, Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest, and Northeast Washington Educational Service D ...Read full post.

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Next Generation Zone | Advocacy

May 10, 2016

April 2016 Regional Workforce News     Regional Workforce Snapshot ...Read full post.

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Local Integrated Workforce Plan Released for Public Comment

May 02, 2016

Update June 13, 2016 - The Local Integrated Workforce Plan has been finalized and is no longer in draft form. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) mandates that as part of the state’s planning process, each local workforce development board develop and submit to the Governor a comprehensive 4-year local plan that meets the requirementsof WIOA Section 108. The Local Integrated Workforce Plan for the Spokane Area has been drafted and is posted at wdcspokane.com/pl ...Read full post.

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New Grants - Bank of America and YouthWorks

April 28, 2016

Bank of America The SAWDC has been awarded a grant from the Bank of America Foundation for the Next Generation Zone. This grant will support Phase 2 of the Next Generation Zone re-design, technology upgrades, and the 21st Century Skills Academy. The Bank of America Foundation prioritizes workforce programs that build capacity for opportunity youth. It is the SAWDC’s second year receiving funding from the BOA Foundation. Award: $7,500.00 Grant Timeframe: May 2016-April 2017 ...Read full post.

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3rd Annual KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair Registration Now Open

April 12, 2016

Registration is open now! All industries are welcome - Spokane Area Employers, get ready to come find great local talent!   ...Read full post.

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New Grant - City of Spokane

March 31, 2016

The SAWDC has been awarded a Human Services Grant by the City of Spokane that is targeted at helping job seeker customers improve their essential skills and make a good first impression during the interview. The project, designed in partnership with WorkSource Spokane, will assist those struggling to connect to employment by creating a process for helping them correctly present as work ready, including having access to professional attire and reliable transportation, being well groomed, demon ...Read full post.

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Addressing the Skills Gap

March 31, 2016

March 2016 Regional Workforce News   Regional Workforce Sna ...Read full post.

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Requests for Proposals Released

March 23, 2016

The SAWDC has released two Requests for Proposals as described below: Service Providers’ Consortium The SAWDC is seeking a committed, creative, and flexible consortium to deliver workforce development services at WorkSource Spokane and the Next Generation Zone. The consortium will be responsible for managing employment service offerings utilizing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) regulations, specifically Title I Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs. ...Read full post.

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Succession Planning

February 29, 2016

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Upcoming Request for Proposals

February 22, 2016

The SAWDC will be releasing a Request for Proposals for one-stop operations management and service delivery of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programs at WorkSource Spokane and the Next Generation Zone. The  RFP will be available on or about March 23, 2016. If you would like to receive information about the RFP(s), please notify the SAWDC administrative office at admin@wdcspokane.com. ...Read full post.

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A Look Ahead at 2016

February 01, 2016

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Inclusive Hiring: Labor Market Information | Berg Company

January 12, 2016

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Construction Industry: Pre-Apprenticeship Program | Spokane Homebuilders As

December 03, 2015

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SAWDC participates in National Network of Workforce Development Leaders

December 01, 2015

Dawn Karber, COO of the SAWDC, is a participant in the inaugural AspenWSI Sector Skills Academy, a national network of workforce development leadership and capacity-builders.  ...Read full post.

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Avoid Making Bad Hires - Behavioral Interviewing Assistance Available

October 30, 2015

October 2015 Regional Workforce News   Enhance Hiring Practices Fulfilling Demand WorkSource Teaches Behavioral Interviewing Techniques for Business   The hiring process can be challenging, especially if it culminates in not  selecting the best person for the job. Hiring managers face the difficult task of ident ...Read full post.

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SAWDC releases RFP for Targeted Industry Sector Studies

October 15, 2015

The RFP process for this project is now closed. To see information about the project, to be completed in the spring of 2016, visit our Targeted Industries page.  ...Read full post.

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Design Spike to design new Next Generation Zone Website

October 01, 2015

Local design firm Design Spike has partnered with the SAWDC to develop a standalone Passport to Success app that can be accessible on all screens sizes and devices, and design a modern website for the young-adult career center.  ...Read full post.

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Supporting Youth Employment

September 25, 2015

September 2015 Regional Workforce News Regional Workforce Snapshot Labor Market Information Fulfilling Demand The Next Generation Zone Redesign     After experiencing ...Read full post.

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SAWDC releases RFP for Business Navigator Services

August 06, 2015

The SAWDC is seeking proposals from agencies experienced in providing business and workforce development services to employ a Business Navigator. See the full announcement here.  ...Read full post.

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Thanking Our Partners | Celebration of Success (July 2015)

July 30, 2015

The SAWDC Thanks Our Many Partners Celebrations of Success The Passport to Career Success    The Passport to Career Success was recently made available to the community thanks to the hard work of members of the SAWDC Youth Council, local businesses, education and nonprofit partners, and young adult volunteers.&nbs ...Read full post.

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Healthcare Workforce Roadmap Report

July 08, 2015

Community Attributes, Inc has completed and published a report on the healthcare workforce in the Spokane area. The report was sponsored by the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council with support from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. Read the full report here.                ...Read full post.

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Healthcare Workforce Roadmap | St. Luke's Volunteer Program

June 25, 2015

June 2015 Regional Workforce News     The SAWDC Presents a Healthcare Workforce Roadmap   Healthcare and Social Assistance is Spokane's most competitive sector of economic activity. From 2013-2018, employment is projected to grow at a rate 50% faster than the average growth rate of all industries in Spokane County[1]. With average wages that are 10% higher than the average of al ...Read full post.

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Washington Businesses to Benefit From New Work Ready Certification

June 02, 2015

SPOKANE, WA June 1, 2015 – Washington employees can now be certified as “work ready,” positioning the state to better compete for jobs, business growth and economic development. The announcement came late last week at the 10th annual Energy and Construction Best Practices summit at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, putting Washington on the national map of more than 20 states promoting similar efforts. The certification program uses the National Career Readiness ce ...Read full post.

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Strategies for Implementing OJT Simply and Effectively

June 01, 2015

In June of 2015, The US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration prepared an On-the-Job Training Brief and Resource Guide through a contract with Jobs for the Future.  SAWDC staff member Dawn Karber and WorkSource Spokane staff member Bob Everett helped to inform the reseach findings.  The full report can be found by clicking here.  ...Read full post.

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Veterans Transition to Civilian Workforce | Avista Hires Veterans

May 28, 2015

May 2015 Regional Workforce News Labor Market Information   Fulfilling Demand The SAWDC Helps Military Veterans Transition to Civilian Workforce   Military veterans transitioning from active duty into the civilian workforce along with their spouses have long contributed to the growth of Spokane's ...Read full post.

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Next Generation Zone Receives 2015 Chase Youth Commission’s Award

May 04, 2015

  Spokane, WA April 21, 2015: The Next Generation Zone has been selected to receive the 2015 Chase Youth Commission’s Champion of Youth Award in the non-profit category.  The Next Generation Zone is the only career center in eastern Washington tailored to young adults ages 16-24.  The career center was created by the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council in 2007 in response to the increased need to prepare the next generation of our workforce.  The one-o ...Read full post.

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Educational Pathways: Passport to Career Success | Pearson Packaging (news)

March 27, 2015

March 2015 Regional Workforce News Labor Market Information   Fulfilling Demand SAWDC Announces Passport to Career Success The SAWDC Youth Council is pleased to announce a new downloadable multi-media tool for young adult career exploration. With the unemployment rate for young adults ages 16-24 hovering around 20%, a team of business leaders, young adults, educators, professionals, and community partners came together to create tangible career planning options ...Read full post.

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Transportation & Warehousing: Logistics Careers | Trans-System, Inc. (news)

February 28, 2015

February 2015 Regional Workforce News Labor Market Information   Fulfilling Demand Certifying Logistics Workers for Increased Performance Qualified and reliable logistics personnel play a critical role in the growing industries of the transportation and warehousing sector. Key responsibilities of these workers include receiving and storing products, processing orders, coordinating shipments, safely handling materials, quality control measures, communicating acr ...Read full post.

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Gearing up for 2015 (newsletter)

January 22, 2015

2014 Accomplishments and 2015 Goals Upon welcoming 2015, the gears are running smoothly as the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council continues to collaborate with local businesses, educational institutions and community partners to develop and lead a dynamic, demand-driven workforce for our region's industries. We have great plans in the works to make 2015 an even more productive year with goals to offer more services to support businesses, educators and workers in our r ...Read full post.

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Professional, Scientific, Technical: Project Management | Nuvodia

December 22, 2014

December 2014 Regional Workforce News Labor Market Information   Fulfilling Demand Project Management Skills Proving Invaluable Demand for qualified project managers spans across diverse employers in all industries. Typing "project manager" into any job search engine yields multiple job postings in healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, construction, transportation, finance, engineering, information technology, education and more. A sample of key res ...Read full post.

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Manufacturing: Short-term Training | HOTSTART

December 02, 2014

November 2014 Regional Workforce News Labor Market Information   Fulfilling Demand 21st Century Career Skills - Next Steps for Young Adults     Spokane's Next Generation Zone is designed to prepare young adults to fill in-demand positions through workforce education and training. In an effort to prevent future skill shortages, the Next Generation Zone team has recently redesigned their teaching model to ...Read full post.

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The SAWDC Awarded Grant from Governor's YouthWorks Initiative

December 02, 2014

Spokane, WA December 2, 2014: The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC) has received a state-awarded grant entitled “YouthWorks” in the amount of $147,000 to be implemented this winter through multiple partnerships. The grant provides Opportunity Youth (youth who are out-of-school and out-of-work) with access to a dedicated College and Career Navigator, increased access to training and education opportunities, internships, industry mentors, and wrap-around services su ...Read full post.

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SAWDC Receives Private Grant from JPMorgan Chase Foundation

November 03, 2014

Spokane, WA: The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC), who recently became a 501(c)(3) organization, received its first private grant entitled, “High Demand Workforce Pipeline,” in the amount of $100,000 from JPMorgan Chase Foundation to support the expansion of training and education opportunities in the SAWDC’s Next Generation Zone and to develop a Healthcare Workforce Roadmap. JPMorgan Chase Foundation, through their New Skills at Wor ...Read full post.

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Fairchild Air Force Base Partners with WDC to Connect Veterans with Jobs

June 27, 2014

Fairchild Air Force Base announced Thursday they are partnering with the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council and WorkSource Spokane to gain two full-time career guidance counselors on base this July. ...Read full post.

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June 2014 E-Newsletter

June 25, 2014

New partnership with FAFB and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act passes the Senate are both featured in our June 2014 newsletter. ...Read full post.

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May 2014 E-Newsletter

May 30, 2014

New grant for long-term unemployed, new entrepreneurship program at WorkSource and more in the May E-Newsletter. ...Read full post.

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WDC receives $282,000 to help long-term unemployed

May 13, 2014

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded today by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department. ...Read full post.

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April 2014 E-Newsletter

April 29, 2014

Success stories and upcoming events in our April E-Newsletter.  ...Read full post.

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March 2014 E-Newsletter

March 27, 2014

New mentorship program, job fair and visit from the U.S. Secretary of Labor are highlighted in our March 2014 E-newsletter.  ...Read full post.

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February 2014 E-Newsletter

February 28, 2014

Teaching English language learners and job fair featured in our February e-news. ...Read full post.

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WDC Seeking Board Members

February 12, 2014

Are you a member of the business community in Spokane County? Do you want to play an integral role in strengthening our region’s economy? We are currently seeking business representatives to serve on the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council. As the local workforce investment board, we bring together community leadership to develop and guide our area’s strategic use of resources to help prepare young people and adults for employment, upgrade their skills, and provide busi ...Read full post.

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January 2014 E-Newsletter

January 30, 2014

Open Doors Spokane County Reengagement project, Work Ready Washington and more featured in the January 2014 e-newsletter. ...Read full post.

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Spokane Valley Tech Featured in National CTE Newsletter

January 28, 2014

WDC-backed project, Work 101, is also discussed in the Association for Career and Technical Education newsletter. Read more.  ...Read full post.

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Happy New Year 2014

December 23, 2013

Year-end greeting from the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council ...Read full post.

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November 2013 E-Newsletter

November 27, 2013

Career readiness project and Work Ready Washington featured in our November E-newsletter.  ...Read full post.

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Kyle West Joins WDC Staff

November 25, 2013

Spokane, Wash. – The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council recently hired Kyle West to fill the role of workforce program manager for the organization.  West brings a varied background in program development, grant writing and community relations. Most recently West was the development manager at Mobius Spokane, and he previously operated his own business as a development consultant. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Norbert College in De Pere, Wisc. and a mast ...Read full post.

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Careers in Energy Week Breaks Records for Third Year

October 30, 2013

26 events reached more than 1,600 people throughout the state during October’s Careers in Energy Week. Read the full press release here. ...Read full post.

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October 2013 E-Newsletter

October 30, 2013

WorkSource success story, shutdown impact, Careers in Energy Week and more featured in our October 2013 E-newsletter.  ...Read full post.

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September 2013 E-Newsletter

September 30, 2013

WDC Sponsors Pathways to Apprenticeship event, financial class begins at the Next Generation Zone and more in the September 2013 newsletter. ...Read full post.

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Spokane County jobless rate declines

September 25, 2013

From the Spokesman Review. ...Read full post.

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SAWDC Sponsors Pathways to Apprenticeship

September 20, 2013

Presented by the Construction Center of Excellence, Pathways to Apprenticeship will be Wednesday, September 25 at the Spokane Ironworkers Training Center located at 16610 E. Euclid in Spokane Valley. From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. high school counselors and teachers will learn about apprenticeship opportunities for their students. Attendees will receive tools and resources to help guide students into apprenticeship, connections to apprenticeship programs representing many industries, a chance t ...Read full post.

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Career-classroom connection gels

September 12, 2013

Access2Experience project is highlighted in the Journal of Business.  Read the full article here. ...Read full post.

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August 2013 E-Newsletter

August 26, 2013

Start Next Quarter, Workforce Investment Act and youth success featured in the August 2013 newsletter. ...Read full post.

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July 2013 E-Newlsetter

July 30, 2013

Grant awards, success stories and more featured in the July E-Newlsetter.  ...Read full post.

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Jobs continue to grow

July 03, 2013

SAWDC CEO Mark Mattke is quoted in the Journal of Business article "Jobs to continue to grow" about hiring trends in our region. Download the full article here. ...Read full post.

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SAWDC Releases RFP for Healthcare Information Technology Navigator

June 19, 2013

The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC) is announcing the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to accept applications from agencies interested in providing a Healthcare Information Technology Education and Career Navigator (Navigator) to deliver services under the Health E-Workforce Grant, a U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant. ...Read full post.

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Demand for Behavioral Interviewing Workshop on the Rise

April 18, 2013

  Spokane, Wash. – Demand for a workshop focused on behavioral interviewing at WorkSource Spokane is on the rise as employers are gearing up to increase hiring. The three-hour workshop, which is provided at no cost to local employers, is held monthly at WorkSource and can also be delivered on-site at employer facilities. Behavioral interviewing is a method for conducting interviews based on the premise that past behavior predicts future behavior, and the best way to assess ...Read full post.

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Business Talks Radio to Feature WorkSource Spokane

March 26, 2013

Listen in to Business Talks Radio on KTRW-AM 630 tomorrow March 27 at 12:30 p.m. Patty Avey, employment and training specialist at WorkSource Spokane, and Craig Dias, SAWDC board member and VP/General Manager of Haskins Steel Company will be the featured guests.  Learn more on the Business Talks Radio website.  ...Read full post.

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SAWDC Releases RFP for Operators' Consortium

March 07, 2013

The Request for Proposal released today by the SAWDC is for funding to create an Operators' Consortium responsible for managing WorkSource Spokane, the Next Generation Zone, and all required services and programs under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. ...Read full post.

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Jeanette Facer, CPA Joins SAWDC Staff

February 07, 2013

Spokane, Wash. – The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC) recently hired Jeanette A. Facer, CPA to fill the role of finance manager for the organization. Facer comes to the SAWDC with a varied background in accounting and finance and 20 years of experience.  Most recently she was responsible for managing the finances of local nonprofits YFA Connections and the United Universalist Church of Spokane, in addition to working for the accounting firm Brown & Delaney ...Read full post.

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KXLY Highlights WorkSource Resources

November 01, 2012

You're hired! Steps to take the 'un' out of unemployed. KXLY 4 Reporter Annie Bishop takes a look at umemployment in the Spokane region and teams one job seeker up with WorkSource employment specialist Ray Keevy.   Read more at KXLY.com. ...Read full post.

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Spokane Area Workforce Development Council Moves to a Nonprofit

October 24, 2012

SAWDC separates from City of Spokane, joins forces with Community Colleges of Spokane to serve business and job seekers Spokane, Wash. – The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council (SAWDC) will become a stand-alone nonprofit organization, separating from its 38-year relationship with the City of Spokane, and it will establish a new partnership with Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) to streamline management and increase efficiency.  The SAWDC board, City of Spokane admi ...Read full post.

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Inspire Washington Featured in Journal of Business

July 05, 2012

The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council has launched a career awareness initiative named Inspire Washington that aims to help job seekers, students, and teachers connect online with businesses, career professionals, and volunteers. The council is using Spokane and Eastern Washington as a test site for the initiative, but the effort “will continue to evolve,” with the hope that it will become a statewide program, says Rob Crow, a project team manager with the organization. ...Read full post.

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Journal of Business Editorial Board Endorses SAWDC Move to Nonprofit

July 05, 2012

The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council’s recently announced plan to become a stand-alone nonprofit organization, ending a 38-year stint with the city of Spokane, is a smart move that should generate positive results. The council, which has a small staff, administers and disburses federal funds to agencies that provide job-related services here and, among other services, assists startup businesses and provides and promotes training for job seekers. Read the full article. ...Read full post.

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Next Generation Zone on City Cable 5

May 01, 2012

The Next Generation Zone appear on City Cable 5's Spokane Insight Program in May. The clip centers on Kayla who had an internship at Exchange Publishing, a local independent publishing company in dowtown Spokane.     ...Read full post.

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Spokane Receives Governor's Best Practice Award

November 16, 2011

Program that builds stronger ties to employers and job seekers Spokane, Wash. - Governor Gregoire announced Tuesday her selection of the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council’s Work Ready Spokane initiative as a Best Practice in Workforce and Economic Development. The award recognizes programs and projects that  create additional jobs and economic activity while at the same time helping Washington workers get the training they need to land a job and earn a living wage. &ld ...Read full post.

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