Economic Development

Economic Development

Economic Development - includes local Government, Services and Consultants

Economic Development

Economic Development
Economic Development - includes local Government, Services and Consultants

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board was just awarded a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.

Job Fair for United Furniture Industries hosted by Workforce Investment Board's Business Resource Team

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.

Soy Labs, LLC and the Missouri Plant Science Center to spur innovation and economic development in Missouri

MEXICO, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping California companies keep manufacturing jobs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.

Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announces 2011 MADE In Missouri Winners

MARSHALL, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final round of competition for 2011 at the Missouri State Fair. The all-day event was held on August 18, 2011. The MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition is an event that highlights new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.

California Business Resource Team Helps Companies In Crisis Save Jobs and Grow

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker's Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.

California's Matrix Website Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.

Seven regional winners will be moving forward as finalists in the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition

MARSHALL, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that seven regional winners will be moving forward as finalists in the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.

The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Act Youth Program gives eligible youth access to services designed to increase educational opportunities

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.

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