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A Blooming Workforce

By Mark Mattke, CEO Downtown Spokane is the economic and cultural epicenter of the Inland Northwest. The downtown economy is …

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KHQ Highlights (re)Employ Spokane Campaign

March 2, 2021 – In partnership with WorkSource Spokane, the SWC has launched the (re)Employ Spokane campaign, aimed at achieving …

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Journal of Business: WorkSource Makes Virtual Transition

April 23, 2020 – Spokane’s Journal of Business covered the WorkSource campus response to COVID-19, and highlighted our quick response …

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SWC CEO Mark Mattke and EWU President Mary Cullinan provide guest commentary to the Spokane Journal of Business

Spokane Workforce Council CEO Mark Mattke and Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan recently provided guest commentary to the Spokane …

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SWC Featured in Nationwide Best Practices Report

January 31, 2020: The U.S. Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council highlighted the Spokane Workforce Council as one of the …

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Spokane Public Radio Covers EcSA Grant Launch

December 18, 2019: The Economic Security for All Grant (EcSA) is the largest single grant the SWC has ever brought …

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Journal of Business: WorkSource’s Talent Solutions team evolves

November 21, 2019: Spokane’s Journal of Business published a story about the new Talent Solutions Center we opened on the …

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KXLY Highlights Community Resource Exchange

November 16, 2019: Spokane County United Way partnered with the Spokane Resource Center, Spokane Workforce Council, and many other community …

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Visits the Spokane Resource Center

August 13 , 2019: Carson toured the Spokane Resource Center, a HUD EnVision Center, and identified it as a model …

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SWC Proud to partner with Spokane County United Way

Spokane County United Way has announced its release of $2.5 million in funding to 37 local community programs. The Spokane …

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Journal of Business highlights access2experience Project

April 25, 2019: Groups band together to revamp access2experience, an online tool to help educators provide students with career learning …

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Jobs of the Future: Blue Collar is Back

KHQ recently ran a report about careers that do not require a college education. Mike McBride, our Business and Industry …

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SWC Participating in National Workforce Training, Business Recruitment Initiative

Spokane has been chosen as one of five test sites for a national workforce training and business recruitment initiative. Greater …

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Journal of Business: KSPS develops new workforce development project

Broadcasters with KSPS Public Television say they’ve helped create a new workforce development and education project called Career Explore Northwest…

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Career Connect Washington Expands Student Learning

Business, education, and government leaders in 12 communities across the state are teaming up to create over 29,000 career connected learning experiences, and at least 1,500 internships and apprenticeships by September 2019.

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Spokesman Review: Spokane can supply the workforce needed for Project Rose

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Spokesman Review: Summer Employment for Teens and Young Adults

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Spokane selected by HUD initiative

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Spokesman Review: Next Generation Zone partner in Construction Training

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Spokane County Spotlight January 2018

Our CEO Mark Mattke was interviewed by County Commissioner Josh Kerns for the January 2018 Spokane County Spotlight. Watch the …

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Spokane County Library District highlights WorkSource services in blog post

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Krem 2: College Student Services at Next Gen Zone

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Picnic Tables Tell a Deeper Story

What do picnic tables have to do with making a living? The answer is “everything” if you are a student …

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Next Gen and WDC featured in Journal of Business

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WorkSource Featured on KXLY

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Next Gen Job Fair featured in Spokesman Review

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WorkSource featured in Journal of Business

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CEO Mark Mattke authors an article in US Conference of Mayors

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Strategies for Implementing OJT Simply and Effectively

In June of 2015, The US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration prepared an On-the-Job Training Brief and Resource …

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Coaching to Win – Beverly Pogue helps usher job seekers back into workforce

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Fairchild Air Force Base Partners with WDC to Connect Veterans with Jobs

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Career-classroom connection gels

Access2Experience project is highlighted in the Journal of Business…

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Spokane County jobless rate declines

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Jobs continue to grow

SAWDC CEO Mark Mattke is quoted in the Journal of Business article “Jobs to continue to grow” about hiring trends in our region.

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Inspire Washington Featured in Journal of Business

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