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Partner4Work NewsNov 6, 2017

The announced $3 billion in investments from the region's leading hospital system should provide an abundance of well-paying job opportunities for Pittsburgh-area job seekers. But will Pittsburgh have enough technically trained people to fill the demand?

Partner4Work NewsOct 12, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announces Grow with Google, a five-year initiative to provide $1 billion to non-profits across the globe to address digital literacy and job skills.

Partner4Work NewsOct 12, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announces efforts to give out $1 billion in grants to nonprofits including Partner4Work to prepare people for jobs.

Partner4Work NewsSep 17, 2017

NEXT Pittsburgh interviews Partner4Work Board member and ambassador Will Allen, former safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Source: NEXT Pittsburgh

Partner4Work NewsSep 17, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development made the right move by naming Stefani Pashman as CEO, effective Oct. 2.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsSep 15, 2017

Earlier this year, Sarah Peterson of Friendship made the transition from working in nonprofit communications to a career in coding.
She did that by completing a coding bootcamp at Academy Pittsburgh in May. While hunting for a job, Peterson said those hiring and at networking events were generally positive about that experience — and her lack of a bachelors in a related field.

Source: The Incline

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development has found a new leader, one with deep understanding of the Pittsburgh region’s workforce challenges.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

Stefani Pashman has been named CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, effective Oct. 2.

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

PITTSBURGH – Stefani Pashman has been named chief executive officer of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its affiliates, effective Oct. 2. She succeeds Dennis Yablonsky, who earlier this year announced his decision to step down from the position at the end of 2017.

Source: Washington Observer-Reporter

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development has named Stefani Pashman its new CEO..
Pashman, the current CEO of Partner4Work in Pittsburgh, will take over the post from Dennis Yablonsky, who plans to retire.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Partner4Work NewsSep 1, 2017

Partner4Work, the organization once known as the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, has established a new satellite office of PA CareerLink at the Energy Innovation Center in the Lower Hill.

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Partner4Work NewsAug 30, 2017

Next City explores the maker movement at 7800 Susquehanna Street in Homewood.

Source: Next City

Partner4Work NewsAug 16, 2017

The premise of the game "Booeys: A Ghost's Code" is a simple one: guide a ghost through a series of increasingly difficult puzzles, helping characters called "Lost" reach the portal on the other side and avoid various pitfalls along the way.

It's the real endgame that is a little more complex. At the end of each level, players see what skill sets they used to achieve a solution, including "logic," "problem-solving," "algorithmic thinking," "building solutions" and "attention to detail."

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Partner4Work NewsAug 13, 2017

One recent afternoon, Sita Adhikari disappeared into small room bustling with nurses on the fifth floor of Jefferson Hospital. Her shift drawing to a close, she emerged with a cart of plastic cups and moved briskly down the cardiac care unit full of thirsty, bedridden patients.

An 18-year-old Baldwin High School student, Ms. Adhikari came to the U.S. from Nepal five years ago as a refugee. But for all the instability she has experienced, she has her future mapped out: She wants to go to college to be a nurse.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsAug 4, 2017

For three years The Homewood Children’s Village (HCV) has participated in the City of Pittsburgh’s Learn and Earn Summer Employment Program with the purpose to provide work experience to Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young residents.

Learn and Earn is a six-week summer job program for teens and young adults ages 14 to 21. The program provides participants the opportunity to earn money, gain valuable work experience, and to develop soft skills to help them become college- and career-ready.

Source: New Pittsburgh Courier

Partner4Work NewsAug 1, 2017

Learn & Earn interns help spread the word about the dangers of lead and how it threatens the health of young children and pregnant women.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsJul 29, 2017

As the workforce development agent serving on behalf of Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Fitzgerald, Partner4Work commends Mr. Peduto’s leadership on the Construction Industry Task Force (“Pittsburgh Task Force Targets Job Training, Wages Amid Local Building Boom,” July 26, post-gazette.com).

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsJul 21, 2017

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

Partner4Work NewsJul 11, 2017

Pittsburgh City Council approves expenditures of as much as $200,000 to support Pittsburgh’s Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program. 

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsJun 15, 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