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County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting 503 youth for California training and employment assistance program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2013 youth training and employment assistance program. The program has 503 openings for youth ages 17 to 21.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board On-The-Job Training program helps dialysis center expand staff through no-cost programs

VICTORVILLE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino’s recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board screened all applicants and referred the most qualified.

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On-The-Job Training for employees at The Corporate Advocate provided by San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board helps MedRevenu grow in 2012-13 with a no-cost On-The-Job training program

UPLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 14, 2013: Back in 2012, MedRevenu, Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company’s services. This challenged MedRevenu’s capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.

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Inland Empire youth learn about career opportunities at Y4 Youth Resource Event

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 2, 2013: At the April 27 Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story. Y4 stands for ‘Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!’ It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.

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The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board announces local business owners elected to direct workforce development

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Today, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County announced the induction of Tony Myrell, Jon Novack, and Dr. William Sterling as chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer of the board respectively. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers.

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Boom in California transportation and logistics hiring revealed in survey from San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board surveyed 1,400 local Calif. businesses to identify trends in future hiring and growth. The results indicated that companies are recovering and beginning to hire in the County’s top demand industries: manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction.

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Audrey Mathews Honored with American Society for Public Administration Lifetime Achievement Award

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Audrey Mathews, San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration’s Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel during ASPA’s Annual Conference.

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Northwest Pipe Creates Hiring Opportunities through Workforce Investment Board Training Program

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board ‘On the Job’ Training Program Helps C-PAK Industries Inc. Hire the Right People

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — C-PAK Industries, Inc., a leading custom rotational molding company in San Bernardino, recently expanded its team by hiring eight employees through the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s On-the-Job Training program.

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Patton Sales Corporation Expands with help from San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Patton Sales Corporation, a steel service center and manufacturer based in Ontario, has expanded its business, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced today. Two years ago, Patton Sales Corp. was in danger of laying off employees.

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San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board conducted a study to identify the top demand sectors for employment in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board conducted a study to identify the top demand sectors for employment in San Bernardino County. The results showed that manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction are the top five industries that will be seeking a skilled workforce in San Bernardino County to fill available jobs.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Connects Businesses with Job Seekers at November East End Job Fair

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — At a time when good local jobs are in high demand, the Inland Empire East End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will offer local job seekers the chance to meet with dozens of employers and access hundreds of job opportunities.

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San Bernardino County WIB Executive Director Sandy Harmsen Appointed to Chair California Workforce Association

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Executive Director Sandy Harmsen was appointed to Chair of the California Workforce Association’s Executive Committee. The committee facilitates the direction and management of the Association.

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The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville, Calif.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville. The Employment Resource Centers help county residents re-enter the workforce or transfer their skills from shrinking industries to expanding industries.

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2012 Inland Empire West End Job Fair is attended by more than 1,500 job seekers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — At six o’clock in the morning, Sean Lunsford was the second person in line for the Inland Empire West End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board at the L.A./Ontario International Airport. A few hours later, he walked out with an appointment for a job interview.

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San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s Business-Friendly Program Helped Save more t han 1,700 Jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board’s Process Improvement Program, with Deisell Consultants, LLC, has saved 1,709 jobs and allowed local employers to potentially create 215 new jobs.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appoints Michael Gallo and Joseph Williams to California Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.

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San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors declared September 2012 to be Workforce Development Month

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors declared September 2012 to be Workforce Development Month. The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will be recognized for its programs that assist job seekers and businesses when they have nowhere else to turn.

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Pathways to LVN Program: San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente Helps LVNs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.

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Helping California businesses and job seekers through economic recovery: San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County – healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing – indicate hiring and business growth is expected.

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