NOVA, Stride partner on tech career initiative

Source: San Jose Mercury News

NOVA Workforce Development has teamed with the Stride Center to promote career advancement and family self-sufficiency for entry-level tech workers.

NOVA Workforce Development has teamed with the Stride Center to promote career advancement and family self-sufficiency for entry-level tech workers.

The Bay Area Tech Career Advancement Initiative will provide low- and moderate-income tech workers with training in professional networking, personal marketing and other "career navigation" skills that are critical for industry professionals seeking to move up a tech career ladder.

A regional consortium has awarded NOVA a $150,000 federal grant to launch the advancement initiative.

Based in Sunnyvale, NOVA is a nonprofit, federally funded employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce development services. The Stride Center is an Oakland nonprofit with a 14-year track record of preparing low- and moderate-income workers for entry-level tech jobs.