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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.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today's uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.
New Website – SBCountyJobOps.com – Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for California Youth
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21. The site features videos that profile careers in the County's top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire's transportation companies, but won't stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Inland Empire Manufacturers Focus on Developing a More Competitive Workforce
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.
Metal building products manufacturer set to grow in the San Bernardino County's business-friendly climate
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.
Partnership with California Employers Association provides no-cost consulting to San Bernardino county businesses
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, through a partnership with the California Employers Association, has helped more than 100 businesses with no cost human resources consulting.
Local San Bernardino Businesses Hire 90 Percent of Graduates from Workforce Investment Act Funded Machining Course
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Funds used for business consulting make an impact in San Bernardino County, California
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.
San Bernardino business hires and trains former welfare recipients through County's On-The-Job Training program
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery.