The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand
October 30, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand

Summit recognizes workforce program filling worker need in region devastated by wildfires Read More »

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps
October 26, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps

Large majority of nurses trained via partnership between college and health employer remain to work in region Read More »

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers
October 24, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers

Successful workforce program earned Summit award for filling skilled health care worker gap in region Read More »

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy
October 23, 2018

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy

College collaborations are training the next generation of a needed workforce for good-paying manufacturing jobs Read More »

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline
October 17, 2018

Pre-apprenticeship launches SoCal aerospace students into workforce pipeline

Workforce prep program equips engineering students with valuable job experience Read More »

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018
October 11, 2018

Workforce training programs take the prize in the Summit’s annual PIE Contest for 2018

Four partnerships earned awards for responding to workforce needs in their region Read More »

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region
October 10, 2018

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region

Cultivating a creative and innovative workforce will be focus of upcoming Santa Rosa tour Read More »

The Gig Economy is here. What are we going to do about it?
October 04, 2018 by Nick Schultz and Wingham Rowan

The Gig Economy is here. What are we going to do about it?

Gig workers are invisible when it comes to traditional workforce services Read More »

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