Everett, WA, July 5, 2023 - Workforce Snohomish is partnering with FutureFit AI to launch Workforce Compass to Snohomish County residents. In a time of economic recovery, Workforce Compass is a free resource that navigates job seekers to the most relevant job and career opportunities, educational and training programs, and community resources to provide a comprehensive, personalized experience. Access Workforce Compass today at workforcesnohomish.org/workforcecompass
As a place where job seekers, employers, and service providers connect, Workforce Compass furthers the goal of creating a more human-centered approach to workforce development with an emphasis on: 1) Community integration; 2) Expanding ability for job seekers to access resources and services from anywhere; and 3) Personalized services that empower users to drive their own job search journey.
“One of Snohomish County's top priorities is to ensure we have a workforce system that provides jobs to those who need them and well-trained workers for companies. Because of this, it is very good news that Workforce Compass is launching in Snohomish County. It will help more County residents identify meaningful careers and chart a path to reaching their career goals. It also adds a strategic strength for our employers by opening up positions to a broader, more diverse pool of candidates. We appreciate Workforce Snohomish for making this strategic investment to serve our community.”
Snohomish County Executive
“Workforce Compass strongly aligns with the Future Workforce Alliance's vision of creating a Gold Standard workforce development system for Snohomish County - one that is coordinated, supports workers and employers, and that is centered on equity and inclusion. It is great to have Workforce Snohomish's partnership in helping realize this vision.”
Amy Drewel Chair,
Future Workforce Alliance Board of Directors
“Workforce Development happens everywhere in the community. Our goal is to connect Snohomish County residents seeking employment and training opportunities with information and resources to begin their journey. Workforce Compass is a free tool that job seekers can access anywhere.”
Joy Emory CEO,
President Workforce Snohomish
Workforce Compass uses artificial intelligence to analyze over 350 million profiles of job skills and live labor market information. The AI algorithms identify an individual's skills, recommend possible career paths, and create a personalized roadmap for each person to successfully guide them towards their career goals.
Workforce Snohomish (WFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to bolster and reinforce Snohomish County's economic foundation by strengthening local business, supporting workers, and assisting unemployed residents in finding gainful employment. WFS receives federal funding to oversee, operate and manage WorkSource, a One-Stop American Job Center, and twenty-four connection sites in Snohomish County that help residents of all ages connect with employment. Visit www.workforcesnohomish.org to learn more.
FutureFit AI is a workforce development technology company that provides workers with an AI-powered tool to help them navigate their careers. This innovative platform gives young people the agency to make informed career choices, combined with a flexible model of free learning, ensuring the most relevant onramps to sustainable employment. Visit www.futurefit.ai/ to learn more.
Access Workforce Compass today at www.workforcesnohomish.org/workforcecompass.
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