February 16, 2023

Help Wanted: connecting talent to opportunity

We’re feeling the impact of a historically challenging labor market. Delayed appointments for medical services. Longer production times for construction. Shorter retail hours. But help is on its way. Watch to learn some of the creative ways local organizations are fast-tracking training programs to get workers qualified and into jobs that serve our community.

Moderator and Panelist: Heather Ficht, Executive Director- East Cascade Works

Panelists: Kip Morris, Apprenticeship Program Coordinator-Central Oregon Community College

Rebecca Berry, our VP of Human Resources – St. Charles Heath Systems


COCC Apprenticeship Program

St. Charles CNA Careers

East Cascade Works

ALICE Report

Grant-funded, tuition-free online training aims to meet C.O.’s need for retail pharmacy technicians

DEI Workshop for Employers – February 28 & March 1

City Club of C.O. forum looks at region’s staffing challenges, ways to train, attract young talent to jobs

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