Connecting Opportunities and Skill
SLO Partners creates a bridge between opportunities and realities for businesses and individuals in our community. Through modern bootcamp training programs, we uniquely prepare highly motivated local residents for bright career pathways at local companies.
SLO Partners is an economic development initiative of the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education. We work with local employers to uncover their hiring needs, and then we design specific fast-tracked bootcamp training programs to teach in-demand skills. Registered local companies have the opportunity to interview and hire our freshly-upskilled graduates.
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How it Works
Identify Talent Needs
SLO Partners engages with local businesses to uncover their talent needs.
Train Motivated Workers
With the SLO County Office of Education, we create fast-tracked bootcamp programs to teach in-demand skills to candidates.
Hire Skilled Workers
Registered local companies interview our freshly-upskilled bootcamp graduates to fill their talent gaps.
SLO Partners is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
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"Without SLO Partners I would have never known these jobs existed in SLO county, or have been considered qualified for any of these positions."
"This program provides students with the skills needed to go straight into the workforce and bring value right off the bat."
"The program takes people with the base skills that are needed for an advanced manufacturing career and then exposes them to the terminology and tools needed. "
"It’s hard to find talent in our industry so we were delighted when SLO partners offered to help. "
"The level of these candidates has already been established and vetted... you know they can be part of a team."
"It's a great program and a great way to get a head of household-type job without incurring student loan debt."
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Strong Local Companies
Find specifically-trained, pre-vetted local employees.
Motivated Local Residents
Up your career opportunities here on the Central Coast.