Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the shift to remote work not only kept the economy moving but helped ensure the availability of public services. During this Uplift Kitsap, we’ll hear how our local WorkSource office successfully managed its teams from traditional in-person services to a 100-percent remote workforce. Mike Robinson will share the journey of his team in this transition, their challenges, and solutions. Learn more about best practices and the future of remote work.

Mike Robinson has dedicated his life to public service. Upon retiring from the US Navy, he joined the State of Washington Employment Security Department’s local team at WorkSource Kitsap. His journey into workforce development began during the Great Recession. Mike is responsible for the growth and development of relationships within the WorkSource partnership including government agencies, local business, economic development organizations, labor, and community-based organizations to enhance the area’s economy and community support. While leading teams at WorkSource Kitsap, Clallam, and Jefferson Counties, Mike has been a Silverdale Chamber member for the last 6 years.