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Workforce Board Quarterly Meeting 9.30.2020

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The Rogue Workforce Partnership Board met on September 30th and included elections, budget approval, Wildfire updates, addition of the Wildland Firefighting/Forestry sector, Strategic Roadmap, Essential/Personal Effectiveness Skills, Reimaging Higher Education and honoring Ron Fox.
To view the video click HERE.

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September Workforce Systems Quarterly Newsletter

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The September Workforce Systems Quarterly Newsletter is HERE!

This quarter’s issue discusses:

– Wildland Fire Workforce Response
– Sector Strategy Updates (including the launch of Wildland Firefighting/Forestry and Construction)
– Reinventing Job Recruitment in the Age of COVID-19
– RCC’s new Health Professions Center
– Caregiver’s and CNA Training
– WorkSource Rogue Valley’s One-Stop Center Update
– College Dreams is now Project Youth+
– Personal Effectiveness and Essential Employability Skills updates
– Reimagining Higher Education
– Initiatives to expand Broadband Internet Access and Child Care capacities
– Grant updates
– Welcome to Susan Bruce
– and Remembering Ron Fox

Rogue Valley Wildfire Resources

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A list of Donation and Recovery resources can be downloaded as a PDF. Click HERE to view the list. As new resources are added we will update the list. Thank you to all the First Responders, Firefighters, Utility Workers and Volunteers who are working so hard to support our communities.

COVID-19 – What We Know

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Dr. Shames, Jackson County’s Medical Director/Health Officer, shares what is currently known about COVID-19 (as of September, 2020). He explains the complexity of this virus including: how the virus spreads, who gets sick, and what we can do about it. Dr Shames also looks at the Socio-Economic and Racial disparities that exist within COVID-19. Additionally Sensitivity, Specificity, and Mitigation Strategies are defined.

 

Watch the video.

Rogue Business Site Launches

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We’re excited to announce the launch of a new resource that brings the latest curated business information directly to businesses in the Rogue Valley.

Rogue Business web site and the related LinkedIn Rogue Valley Connections.

Born of the need to help our region’s businesses respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we connect you to the latest information, resources, and regional supports to weather you through these turbulent and uncertain times.

A team of subject matter experts including business service providers, workforce board members, and private business leaders share general and industry specific resources related to businesses of all sizes. Areas include Cashflow and Funding Sources, How to Prevent Layoffs, Hiring, Training, Regulation/Compliance, Market Research, Business Development and more. Maybe you have a question or want to contribute? Start by visiting the Rogue Business web site then subscribe to stay informed.

Click HERE for the PDF announcement flyer.

RWP Workforce Systems Quarterly Brief

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The June brief focuses on the region’s Unemployment Insurance efforts, Work Center’s status, Layoff Aversion funding to date, sectors updates, new collaboration with AllCare, “Rogue Business” web site, Opportunity Youth status, data analytics and Personal Effectiveness Skill Training. Click HERE to view the two-page brief.

Tracking the Recovery

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How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the economic prospects of people, businesses, and communities across the United States? “Tracking the Recovery” combines anonymized data from leading private companies (credit card processors to payroll firms), providing a real-time picture of indicators such as employment rates, consumer spending, and job postings across counties, industries, and income groups. Visit the site by clicking HERE or read a “Tracker Paper” explaining their methodologies and conclusions.