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Transmosis to speak at the American Planning Association (APA) Annual Conference (Nevada Chapter)

Transmosis to host a panel at the American Planning Association (APA) Annual Conference (Nevada Chapter) on September 13, 2015. “The Power of Business Incubation in Economic Development and Labor Force Conversion”. This session will focus on the importance of business incubation to the regional economy, why startup companies and innovation are critical to regional economic expansion, and how the local labor force can be inspired and transformed to participate in the New Economy. ...

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Transmosis wins Workforce Accelerator Fund 2.0

The California Workforce Investment Board has announced that Transmosis, in partnership with the NOVA Workforce Investment Board, has won Workforce Accelerator Fund 2.0 (after having won Workforce Accelerator Fund 1.0 in 2014). The California Workforce Investment Board and the Employment Development Department funded projects that design, develop, and implement projects that accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for California job seekers. The State Board and EDD will fund projects and partnerships to create and prototype innovative strategies that bridge education and workforce gaps for targeted populations, and initial implementation of promising models and practices in workforce system service delivery infrastructure....

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Transmosis to Launch Workforce Accelerator at Fruitvale Village in Partnership with The Unity Council

Focus on Training Underserved Groups into Careers in Technology – Call for Start-ups OAKLAND, CA – June 19, 2015 – Transmosis, a nationally recognized workforce accelerator founded by Silicon Valley technology entrepreneurs, today announced a strategic partnership with The Unity Council to launch a customized workforce accelerator at Fruitvale Village, a transit-oriented development located next to the Fruitvale BART station.  The partnership will leverage Transmosis’s history of providing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) on-the-job training (OJT) to underserved groups and provides a platform for connecting these groups to opportunities at high technology companies. The Transmosis workforce accelerator was born...

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SF Police Chief Greg Suhr and announce 4th annual future graduates tech internships program

For the fourth year running, over forty SFUSD high school students will participate in eight-week summer internships at more than twenty member tech companies in 2015. These local students, ages 14 – 18, will spend eight weeks gaining real-world exposure and learning new skills in a productive environment at some of San Francisco’s most exciting companies: RichRelevance, Bayes Impact, UrbnEarth, Meadow, 32-7, Adroll, Neighborland, Black Girls Code, Mobiquity, AssuranceData, if(we), AppFusions, SwiftBot, Getaround, NextRequest, Trulia, Appallicious, and Transmosis. The Police Foundation facilitates student placement and manages the program during the summer, and has again provided significant...

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How Small-Business Owners Really Feel About the Future

Tech companies, not surprisingly, expressed greater interest in the skilled, educated, and entrepreneurial than in the tired, poor, and huddled. More than 40 percent of respondents were in favor of more visas for skilled workers. One exception is Chase Norlin, executive director of San Francisco-based Transmosis. “If there are two million unemployed people in California, and 50 million-plus in America, you are telling me there is not 5 percent of that population that is employable and willing to go the extra mile to work at American businesses and fast-growing high-tech companies?” he says. “Of course there are. There are...

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Transmosis selected to speak at the California Workforce Association Spring Conference

WORKFOCE ACCELERATOR FUND SHOWCASE May 12-14, Orange County Hyatt Moderator Amy Wallace, Assistant Director for Workforce Innovation, California Workforce Investment Board Presenters Mary Fuller, COO, Hack the Hood Chase Norlin, Executive Director, Transmosis Erick Serrato, Deputy Director, Pacific Gateway WIB Utilia Guzman, Special Projects Program Specialist, Pacific Gateway WIB Christopher Gallegos, Communications Specialist, Pacific Gateway WIB Alex Becker, Program Associate, Child Welfare Initiative Funded by the CWIB and EDD, the Workforce Accelerator Fund worked with 18 projects to design innovative approaches to serving California job seekers, students, and employers. This process created and prototyped innovative strategies that helped to...

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Transmosis Case Studies

Transmosis runs a nationally recognized training and externship program focused on enhancing the skills of job seekers and placing/recruiting them into leading technology oriented employers. Job seekers are matched with sponsor employers and engage in project-based work to enhance their skills in high demand industry categories.  While job seekers fill their skill gaps by working directly in an externship with their sponsor company, the Transmosis placement team works directly with the candidate on resume optimization and job submission.  Additionally, Transmosis operates an in-house placement and recruiting service that represents a variety of leading technology employers, giving real-time visibility into...

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Transmosis to speak at the Nevada Economic Development Conference

Transmosis Executive Director to host a panel at the Nevada Economic Development Conference, May 19-21, University of Nevada, Reno: “The Power of Business Incubation in Economic Development and Labor Force Conversion” This session will focus on the importance of business incubation to the regional economy, why startup companies and innovation are critical to regional economic expansion, and how the local labor force can be inspired and transformed to participate in the New Economy.  ...

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Which Job Boards Are Used by California’s Employment Professionals?

By Michael Bernick Former California Employment Development Department Director & Milken Institute Fellow Thursday, October 23rd, 2014   Which job boards are used by California’s employment professionals today? Earlier this month, Transmosis, the tech group dedicated to fuller employment in California,     undertook a survey of 21 job counselors associated with two Workforce Investment Boards, NOVA in Silicon Valley and Contra Costa County. Job counselors were asked, “Which internet job placement sites have you utilized in the past three months?”,and “Of the sites utilized, which has proved most effective?” The results are summarized below. 27 internet websites were mentioned as sites utilized...

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