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In the Media

2020

Herrera Beutler to Host Telephone Town Hall With Public Health and Economic Assistance Experts on April 1
The Daily Chronicle, April 1, 2020

Job Hunting in the era of COVID-19
Vancouver Family Magazine, March 31, 2020

Jaime Herrera Beutler to host telephone town hall with public health and economic assistance Experts on April 1
ClarkCountyToday.com, March 30, 2020

Expert gauges COVID-19’s potential effect on Clark County’s job market
The Columbian, March 29, 2020

WorkSource offices temporarily converting to all-virtual service
Northern Kittitas County Tribune, March 18, 2020

WorkSource offices temporarily converting to all-virtual service
Whatcom Talk, March 18, 2020

WorkSource offices temporarily converting to all-virtual service
The Suburban Times, March 18, 2020

WSUV, other colleges help adults with some college but no degree
The Columbian, February 9, 2020

Workforce investment strategies for business growth
Vancouver Business Journal, January 31, 2020

Building trades offer great career path
Vancouver Business Journal, January 31, 2020

Centralia College Names New Director of Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy
The Daily Chronicle, January 20, 2020

Youth employment summit is an opportunity to showcase your company to future workforce
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, January 2020 (Page 18)

2019

WSW CEO elected chair of Washington Workforce Association
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, December 2019 (Page 8)

Job hopping, lifelong learning top 2020’s workforce trends
Vancouver Business Journal, December 27, 2019

Veterans are an untapped source of talent for your business
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, November 2019 (Page 27)

Accomplished and Under 40 class of 2019 – Melissa Boles
Vancouver Business Journal, November 9, 2019

WSW CEO to chair Washington Workforce Association
ClarkCountyToday.com, November 27, 2019

Movers & Shakers – Kevin Perkey
Vancouver Business Journal, November 29, 2019

WSW building a skilled workforce for Cowlitz County
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, October 2019 (Page 25)

Veterans are an untapped source of talent
Vancouver Business Journal, October 25, 2019

Third annual Vancouver Tech Tour on Sept. 17 to feature Clark County-based companies
ClarkCountyToday.com, September 4, 2019

3rd annual Tech Tour September 17
Vancouver Business Journal, September 10, 2019

Vancouver Tech Tour opens doors to boost bandwidth
The Columbian, September 18, 2019

Vantechy
Techlandia, Technology Association, September 25, 2019 (page 30)

Kalama City Council meeting
Daily News, August 3, 2019

Public Meetings for the week of Aug. 18
The Columbian, August 18, 2019

Kelso City Council meeting
Daily News, August 19, 2019

WSW Secures funding to help individuals and provide businesses with skilled workforce
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, July 2019 (Page 7)

Clark College Names Interim President
The Reflector, July 3, 2019

Warrior Field picked for community commons project
The Columbian, July 26, 2019

Training Center Tours Give Students Firsthand Look at Careers in the Trades
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce website, June 2019

Inslee announces $5.8 million in grants for local communities to improve lives of families facing poverty
Washington Governor Jay Inslee website, June 26, 2019

Workforce SW Wash. Get $1.6 million grant for job training program
Daily News, June 27, 2019

Inslee appoints Jeanne Bennett as new Clark College trustee
The Columbian, June 27, 2019

Governor appoints Jeanne Bennett to Board of Trustees
ClarkCountyToday.com, June 28, 2019

Connecting with our Future Workforce
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Vision Magazine, May/June 2019 (Page 17)

Workforce Southwest Washington Launches Summer Employment Program
ClarkCountyToday.com, May 6, 2019

Workforce SW Washington launches young adults summer jobs program
The Columbian, May 7, 2019

From the List: Clark County’s employment agencies
Vancouver Business Journal, May 8, 2019

The business case for hiring young adults
Vancouver Business Journal, May 10, 2019

WSW program will connect young adults to internships
Vancouver Business Journal, May 10, 2019

Your workforce, your business
Vancouver Business Journal, May 10, 2019

At school on the job
Vancouver Business Journal, May 10, 2019

Vancouver receives $800K in state budget for Fourth Plain Community Commons project
ClarkCountyToday.com, May 11, 2019

Workforce SW Washington launches summer employment program to connect businesses to young adults
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce website, May 11, 2019

WorkSource technology jobs workshop set for April 25
The Columbian, April 9, 2019

Companies awarded for excellence in workforce development
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, April 2019 (Page 12)

Cowlitz Organizations recognized for workforce development activities
Cowlitz Economic Development Council In the Loop newsletter (April 2019)

Health care companies hiring at April 24 WorkSource event
The Columbian, March 27, 2019

Area healthcare companies hiring during April 24 WorkSource event
ClarkCountyToday.com, March 26, 2019

Workforce SW Washington presents the 2019 Youth Employment Summit
ClarkCountyToday.com, March 20, 2019

Youth job fair takes hands-on approach
The Columbian, March 19, 2019

Longview schools, JH Kelley and IBEW 48 honored for trades training program
The Daily News, March 16, 2019

Clark College hires chief communications officer
ClarkCountyToday.com, March 12, 2019

Market for welders blazing hot in Clark County
The Columbian, March 3, 2019

Connections for Your Business
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Vision Magazine, March/April 2019 (Page 10)

Youth Employment Summit scheduled for March 19
The Columbian, February 15, 2019

The Business Case for Hiring Youth
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, February 2019 (Page 18)

Community development meeting set for Cathlamet
Wahkiakum Eagle, January 31, 2019

Workforce seeking companies for youth hiring event and career fair
The Reflector, January 4, 2019

Workforce Southwest Washington Seeking companies for youth hiring event and career fair
Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, Business Connections, January 2019 (Page 18)

 

 

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