Manufacturing Report + Webinar 2/11/14

January 30, 2014 Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to present our latest industry sector snapshot on the manufacturing sector in King County. A once thriving sector lost nearly 11,000 jobs during the Great Recession. Employment is still not restored to its pre-recession levels, but job growth has been improving since the recession’s end. As manufacturing […]

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Beyond the Headlines – Mid-Wage Jobs: Slow Recovery Means Growing Income Inequality

[h6]January 2014? |? FOCUS: United States & King County[/h6] Recently, national attention has been drawn to the fact that the types of jobs returning to the American economy are not the same as those lost during the recession. USA Today and The Washington Post, along with other media outlets, have reported on the ?hollowing out? […]

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2014 CC-CBO Conference: Thursday, January 30!

SJI?s 2014 Conference on Innovations in Adult Training & Education will convene community college staff and faculty, community-based organization staff, policymakers, and local government representatives to learn about promising new methods for increasing the success of adult students and program participants. [button url=”/mark-your-calendars-2014-cbo-community-college-conference-january-30th/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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English Language Learners Report + Webinar 2/4/2014

January 13, 2014 How much do we know about what works in preparing English Language Learners for the workforce and economic advancement? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Yet, the strategies for effectively serving English Language Learners are as diverse as the population itself. Differences in culture, English proficiency, educational attainment, work experience and […]

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Transportation & Logistics Report + Webinar Rescheduled! 1/15/14

January 2, 2014 Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to present our latest labor market research, Transportation & Logistics: Education, Training, and Employment Opportunities for the Seattle Area’s Workforce. Seattle is home to a thriving transportation and logistics industry that accounts for approximately 25 percent of Washington State?s gross domestic product, while 40 percent of all […]

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