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OWINN: Annual Report 2017-2018

OWINN has had a phenomenal 2017-2018 year. During that time, we collaborated with partners, received grant funding to support Nevada's workforce, scaled Registered Apprenticeships into new occupations and industries...  (Read More Here!)

OWINN's  website has  been  removed from the previous Governor’s webpage. The domain is now OWINN.NV.GOV – a slight difference from before.

 

Check it out here!   http://owinn.nv.gov/

Work Smart Nevada – Careers for a New Economy

“Work Smart Nevada – Careers for a New Economy” is a conference hosted by ACT and the Nevada Office of Workforce Innovation (OWINN). The event will feature breakout sessions on college and career readiness; successful K-12, postsecondary, and business partnerships; work-based learning; pathway programming; and preparing secondary/postsecondary students for the workforce. The conference will be held at Western Nevada College on Friday, February 8, 2019. Register at http://bit.ly/Work-Smart-NV-Conference. Please direct questions to Savanah.Schott@act.org.

Nevada Adds 6,300 Jobs in December, Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4.4%

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada added 6,300 jobs over the month and 52,400 jobs over the year, according to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) December 2018 economic report. The 52,400 jobs over last year was the second largest annual increase in over 12 years, only behind last month’s numbers which were revised up by 700 jobs. The state’s unemployment rate in December 2018 was unchanged over the month, remaining at 4.4 percent. Compared to last December, the state’s unemployment rate is down half a percentage point.
DETR’s report also notes that estimates show that initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits totaled 11,950 this month. This is the first December UI claims have been below 12,000 in nearly 26 years.

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JAG: 3rd Annual Career Clothing Drive

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Women in lead jobs in WCSD Capital Projects are great examples of S.T.E.M. education and careers.

Student Blog

Youth employment has steadily increased over the past decade with 51% of youth between the ages of 16-24 that are employed either part-time or full-time. Yet, finding a job may be daunting for a first time job seeker, but do not fear OWINN is here! In this blog I’ll provide preparation advice for the job application process.

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Upcoming Workforce Events/Meetings You May Find Interesting

  • Work Smart Nevada - Careers for a New Economy
    • A Conference by ACT & OWINN

Work Smart Nevada – Careers for a New Economy is a conference hosted by ACT and the Nevada Office of Workforce Innovation (OWINN). The event will feature breakout sessions on college and career readiness; successful K-12, postsecondary, and business partnerships; work-based learning; pathway programming; and preparing secondary/postsecondary students for the workforce.

Register button: http://www.cvent.com/d/kbq095

Agenda button: http://www.cvent.com/d/kbq095/6X

The events shared in our newsletter are not intended to indicate OWINN endorsement; although at times they can mean OWINN participation. 

Four Workforce Articles OWINN Read You May Find Interesting:

Workforce Resources

  • Call Nevada 211 who can connect you with information and access to: 24/7

    • Medical and Mental Resources 
    • Employment Support Services 
    • Housing Help
    • Child Care

    And much much more( Click here!)

  • Looking for Internships & Apprenticeships
    • Nevada's statewide work-based learning hub (LifeWorksNV.org) for young adults in high school, post-secondary or out of school to find internships, apprenticeships, and on-the-job training. The hub also allows educators and businesses to learn about apprenticeships, find career technical education schools by industry and zip codes, connect to classroom speakers and find relevant work-based learning resources.Got to LifeWorksNV.org, 
    • Find or Post Internships & Apprenticeships at: LifeWorksNV.org

  • NEVADA LAUNCHES MOBILE APP:  Online access to employment services anytime. Click Here! For more information.
  • NEVADA LAUNCHES EMPLOYMENT SERVICES WEBSITE! Click HERE to visit Employ NV's webpage to look for jobs and career resources OR to post an opening as an employer

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Visit OWINN

OWINN

555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 4900

(702) 486-8080

http://gov.nv.gov/OWINN/

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