SJI Releases Entry-Level Jobs Labor Market Research

Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to present our latest labor market research, Changes in Entry-Level Jobs Over the Past Decade, authored by the Northwest Social Research Group. This research defines “entry-level jobs” and examines whether skill requirements for entry-level occupations in four key sectors — Professional/Business Services, Logistics, Healthcare, and Manufacturing — have changed over […]

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SJI Participates in City Council Economic Resiliency Hearing

Seattle Jobs Initiative?s Deputy Director, Laura Rowley, participated in a meeting on May 15, 2012 of the Seattle City Council?s Committee on Economic Resiliency and Regional Relations, chaired by Councilmember Sally Clark (Councilmembers Conlin and Rasmussen were also in attendance). SJI provided the Committee with an overview of local labor market trends as well as […]

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SJI Leads National Webinar on College and Career Navigation

The ABCs of College Navigation: Supporting Attainment of Degrees and Credentials SJI led a free webinar on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (11 AM — 12:30 PM, PST) As skill requirements increase for well-paying work, industry-recognized credentials are ever more necessary for workers to become economically secure. At the same time, employers in growing industries have […]

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SJI Releases College Attainment Tools

Seattle Jobs Initiative releases new tools for the community to help people prepare for, access, and persist in college FOR THE COMMUNITY — BY THE COMMUNITY SJI is pleased to announce the release of two new tools designed to advance the efforts of community-based providers in assisting low-income and low-skill residents to prepare for, access, […]

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