Overview for Pasco and Hernando Counties-February 2017

c                     Our Mission:    Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board enhances economic development efforts of our region by providing a well-trained, high-quality workforce which supports the success of local business and improves the quality of life.

Employer Services

  • Pasco Hernando employers directly listed 1,740 new jobs which is a 27% decrease over last year.

Job Seekers

  • 6,715 people (a 22% decrease) were assisted in finding employment.
  • 340 Pasco Hernando Veterans found This is a 11% decrease over last year.
  • 525 members attended (33% increase) a monthly Professional Placement Network (PPN) meeting in Pasco and Hernando

 

Workforce Training

  • PHWB provided Individual Training Accounts for 225 low-income adults and dislocated workers (28% increase) in Pasco and Hernando counties.
  • Through January 31, 2017 PHWB assisted 254 customers (5% increase) referred from Department of Children and Family Services for the Welfare Transition Program find employment.

Youth

  • 38 youth (47% decrease) participating in the Youth program in Pasco and Hernando counties found employment or enrolled in post-secondary education.
  • Since July 1, 2016 Pasco Hernando has had 140 youth earn a credential. (9% increase) 38 youth (27% decrease) have completed their internship opportunities.
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