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Program Year 2015 State of the Workforce

Below are links to the report and program highlight videos of our Program Year 2015 State of the Workforce event.
 
Report to the Region: As we reflected on the past program year, our team gathered and reviewed the very good news underscored repeatedly in our findings. Our goal this past Program Year was to inspire a culture shift within our workforce based on how we support regional job seekers and employers. To achieve this, we looked beyond the numbers.

State of the Workforce Event: A recording of our State of the Workforce Event, Sept 28, 2016 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center

Veterans Programs: We’re proud that Veterans accounted for 24 percent of the 43,000 clients we served in El Paso and Teller counties in Program Year 2015. This video was presented Sept 28, 2016 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center. Presentation coincides with publication of the PY 2015 State of the Workforce Annual Report highlighting the strength and vitality of the workforce in El Paso and Teller counties.

Young Adult Programs: The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Young Adult team expanded into rural areas, established by-name relationships, and began off-site orientations (and much more) in Program Year 2015 for Young Adults, ages 16 to 24, in El Paso and Teller counties. This video was presented Sept 28, 2016 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center. Presentation coincides with publication of the PY 2015 State of the Workforce Annual Report highlighting the strength and vitality of the workforce in El Paso and Teller counties.

Adult Programs - Support to Maria: This video highlights the Pikes Peak Workforce Center Adult Program in El Paso and Teller counties in Program Year 2015. The story is told through the success of our friend, client and El Paso resident, Maria Lopez. The video was presented at the PPWFC State of the Workforce event Sept 28, 2016 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center. The event coincides with publication of the PY 2015 State of the Workforce Annual Report highlighting the strength and vitality of the workforce in El Paso and Teller counties. While the numbers and outcomes of our efforts in PY 2015 are impressive, the lives that we impact tell a much better story.

Employer/Business Programs: This video highlights Pikes Peak Workforce Center support to regional employers in El Paso and Teller counties in Program Year 2015.  Active relationships with the business community often resulted in placement of qualified individuals with specific employers through networking. Regional job seekers averaged a 25 percent job offer rate at 265 onsite hiring events conducted at no cost to employers. The video was presented at the PPWFC State of the Workforce event Sept 28, 2016 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center. The event coincides with publication of the PY 2015 State of the Workforce Annual Report highlighting the strength and vitality of the workforce in El Paso and Teller counties.