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Workforce News & TrendsAug 7, 2017

Grant opportunities announced by US Department of Labor, US Department of Education and National Science Foundation.

Success StoriesAug 4, 2017

More than 450 job seekers connected with representatives of regional businesses during third annual Career Awareness and Jobs Fair.

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

Press ReleasesAug 2, 2017

AT&T supports the 2017 Learn & Earn summer youth employment program.

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

Workforce News & TrendsJul 20, 2017

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. 

Workforce News & TrendsJul 14, 2017

Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday the latest departure from his cabinet - Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino.

Source: PA HomePage

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

Partner4Work NewsJun 8, 2017

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

Workforce News & TrendsJun 7, 2017

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.

Partner4Work NewsMay 23, 2017

Source: South Pittsburgh Reporter

Partner4Work NewsMay 23, 2017

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.

Source: technical.ly

Partner4Work NewsMay 21, 2017

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.

Source: Tribune-Review

Partner4Work NewsMay 17, 2017

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

Press ReleasesMay 15, 2017

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.

Press ReleasesMay 10, 2017

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 NewsMay 10, 2017

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.