Overview for Pasco and Hernando Counties-April 2017

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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 2,554 new jobs which is a 15% decrease over last year.

Job Seekers

  • 8,542 people (a 24% decrease) were assisted in finding employment.
  • 408 Pasco Hernando Veterans found This is a 13% decrease over last year.
  • 668 members attended (21% increase) a monthly Professional Placement Network (PPN) meeting in Pasco and Hernando.  

Workforce Training

  • PHWB provided Individual Training Accounts for 281 low-income adults and dislocated workers (27% increase) in Pasco and Hernando counties.
  • Through March 31, 2017 PHWB assisted 331 customers (12% increase) referred from Department of Children and Family Services for the Welfare Transition Program find employment.

Youth

  • 56 youth (40% 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 201 youth earn a credential. (40% increase) 59 youth (8% decrease) have completed their internship opportunities.
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