PBJ: How Oregon Works

PBJ: How Oregon Works

How Oregon Works takes an in-depth look at the workforce challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving world of work in Oregon. This year the program will be hosted virtually and include three awards presentations, a presentation and a panel. More Information and Registration Here!…

Webinar: Employee Engagement for Manufacturers

Join Russ Gaylor of OMEP to discuss how to engage employees in your manufacturing business. As Oregon works towards re-opening and Covid-19 recovery, gain a better understanding of factors that impact employee engagement and learn how to develop a strategy for maximizing that engagement. Webinar objectives: Help your workforce build…

Oregon Talent Summit 2020

Oregon Talent Summit 2020- What will learning look like for youth, adults and transitioning workers in the 21st Century? About this Event The Oregon Workforce and Talent Development Board (WTDB) and the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) are sponsoring the second Oregon Talent Summit. This conference will provide an opportunity…

Relay Resources: Supporting an Inclusive Workforce

WHERE: 5312 NE 148th Avenue, Portland, OR 97230 WHEN: Wednesday, October 23rd, 4:00-6:00 PM Join us for a local business networking event celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Panel discussion topics will include: – How local…

CTE – Connecting You to Your Future Workforce

One of the biggest struggles for employers is finding and retaining skilled employees. Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs offer educational training and career development pathways to help reduce this issue and are vitally important for manufacturing industry growth. What is CTE? Career and Technical Education (CTE) instruction are high…

Redmond Students Make Oregon Proud

Three students from Redmond High School who are part of the Panther Tech Manufacturing Team in Redmond, Oregon, recently beat out many high school students across Oregon to win Gold in Automated Manufacturing Technology as part of SkillsUSA Oregon. Dan Kernion, their teacher, was formerly a…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

The Number One Challenge for Oregon Employers

Recently the Oregon Talent Council (OTC) released their latest report on the manufacturing workforce landscape in our state. OMEP is proud to partner with the Oregon Talent council on several initiatives, including our Smart Talent program. Over the past two years the OTC has sought out the opinions and…