For Sheri Dyson, hope is found in a renovated carriage house in Waynesburg, Greene County.
It’s there she spends her mornings learning new languages. No, not spoken ones. These are languages such as C# in Xamarin, which in layman’s terms is coding that allows an app to be published to any phone.
Dyson’s just one week into a 16-week apprenticeship at Mined Mines, where in May she completed a boot camp to learn the basics of coding.
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
The Office of Refugee Resettlement within the US Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding to implement projects assisting refugees to qualify for licenses and certifications necessary to attain employment and improve self-sufficiency.
Deadline: August 29, 2017.
About six years ago, there came a point when Project Hosts, a company providing security for mobile apps, simply ran out of workers.
The operation was small — a couple dozen people based in Conneautville, a town of 800 people near Meadville — and demand was pouring in from its clients, primarily health care companies and government agencies, as they shifted information to cloud storage.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure that white people aren’t the only beneficiaries of the tech-based economy it’s trying to cultivate. Here’s how that’s working out.
Source: The Atlantic CityLab
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Education announces federal funding opportunties available to public and private non-profit organizations.
Source: South Pittsburgh Reporter
A common lament among companies in southwestern Pennsylvania is that they can’t find workers with the right skill sets for the jobs they need to fill.
In this article, Stefani Pashman talks about how hiring managers should look beyond past hiring practices to establish more flexibility in hiring and HR practices.
While some communities in the Pittsburgh region struggle to fill summer jobs, Learn & Earn on target to fill nearly 2,000 jobs in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
Partner4Work's CEO Stefani Pashman and other community leaders speak with The Atlantic about Pittsburgh's about Pittsburgh's transition from the Steel City to tech hub and the efforts to ensure inclusive growth and opportunity for everyone.
Source: The Atlantic
City, County young people ages 14 through 21 have an additional two weeks to apply for Learn & Earn, the summer youth employment program.
Applications will be accepted until 11 p.m. June 3, 2017, at www.jobs4summer.org.
PA Dept. of Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino joins Partner4Work, Builders Guild of Western PA, Citizens Bank, UPMC, and EIC for 'Jobs that Pay' tour and round-table discussion.
Partner4Work is a connector — it guides, directs and strategizes over workforce development in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
“Because our money goes out the door through so many organizations, usually you hear about the program, not about us,” says CEO Stefani Pashman.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Partner4Work announce a pop-up recruitment event for the Learn & Earn summer youth employment program. The event will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. May 11 at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Hazelwood, 5006 Second Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15207.
TechHire Pittsburgh coding trainees recently participated in Steel City CodeFest 5.0, a week-long annual competition that brings together tech, government and nonprofits to solve social and civic challenges.
Learn & Earn summer youth employment program set to employ 2,000 young people for 2017.
Allegheny County, City of Pittsburgh, and Partner4Work will accept program applications April 10 through May 20.
Partner4Work and its partners continue to help connect the region's unemployed and underemployed with opportunity. Learn more about what's been happening with 40Kfor40K.
Partner4Work selects 26 providers, 19 application support sites for Learn & Earn 2017; the application period is expected to open April 10.
No city is safe. The gentrification of cities like New York and San Francisco is well documented. Big companies come in, start handing out nice salaries, landlords realize they can charge more than they once did, and so they do.
Partner4Work CEO Stefani Pashman talks about Pittsburgh's growth in technology jobs in this national NPR story.