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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
Nearly 500 young adults in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County will benefit from $350,000 in awards to organizations tapped to deliver entrepreneurial or STEM programming through the end of June.
The 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board has a new name and a new mission—to connect the region’s unemployed and underemployed with jobs.
Now known as Partner4Work, the organization continues serving businesses and job seekers in the region with 40,000 for 40,000, a yearlong campaign aimed at getting people back to work. The initiative was announced last night during an event at the Clemente Museum.
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The Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board is changing its name to Partner4Work. The change in name and branding coincides with a campaign this year to better reach the Pittsburgh region’s roughly 40,000 people who are unemployed or underemployed and connect them with employers and support groups. “This is more than a name change,” the group said in a statement. “This is the promise that Partner4Work will continue to support greater flexibility within the workforce system as we connect disadvantaged populations with sustainable employment opportunities and local businesses with skilled talent.”
Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Partner4Work, formerly Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, launched its new name and its 40,000 for 40,000 campaign during an event at the Clemente Museum in Lawrenceville on Jan. 26.
Partner4Work is kicking off the 40,000 for 40,000 program on Thursday, a yearlong campaign for the region’s unemployed and underemployed with jobs.
Partner4Work is the new name of Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board. Based in downtown Pittsburgh, the organization connects funding, expertise and opportunities to develop a world-class workforce system in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
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Partner4Work (formerly 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board) proudly announces a year-long campaign to help connect the region’s unemployed and underemployed with jobs.
US Conference of Mayors announce the Booey's: A Ghost's Code video game to assess aptitudes critical to careers in technology.
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Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board and Simcoach Games on Monday announced the release of a free video game aimed to connect people to potential careers in the region’s technology-related fields.
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The Associated Press coverage of Expungement Day.
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