Business / Economy

San Benito County Workforce Development Board offers new job website

New site highlights workforce services like on the job training, youth employment and business support services.

This article was contributed by the San Benito County Business Council.

The San Benito County Workforce Development Board is excited to introduce a new and improved website for the San Benito County America’s Job Center of CA, formerly known as the One-Stop Career Center, at www.sbcjobs.org.

The workforce development board said that the new website provides job seekers and employers a great navigation tool on a user-friendly platform, which highlights the wide range of workforce services available to the community that include:

  • Work Experience program
  • On-the-job training
  • Vocational training
  • Youth employment
  • Support for posting job openings on CalJobs
  • Business support services and more

The local America’s Job Center of CA office is equipped with the latest job listings, office equipment and computers providing access to software programs, links to online resources, career development materials, training program resources, and training providers.

Executive board member Kristina Chavez Wyatt, also executive director of the San Benito County Business Council, said, “Our new website is a modern, mobile-friendly portal, constructed by our County in-house team, to connect job seekers to employment opportunities, skills trainings and placement support and businesses to technical support services, recruitment, tools to promote local jobs, support local businesses and improve community prosperity.”

The job center is designed to provide a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof. Established under the Workforce Investment Act and reauthorized in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, the center offers training referrals, career counseling, job listings and similar employment-related services.

Staff will also be displaying workforce service announcements such as job fairs, hiring events, job openings, labor market trends/information and more.

 

 

San Benito County Business Council

Established in 2002, the Business Council is a 501 C 6 non-profit organization comprised of more than 45 businesses, municipal, non-profit and community agencies, representing more than 2,500 employees in San Benito County and throughout the Monterey Bay region. The top 4 priority goals for 2021 identified by our member survey participants are as follows:

1. Retention, expansion, job creation and growth of existing businesses
2. EDC Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Implementation - New business attraction
3. Measure G Implementation, roads, transportation, decaying infrastructure
4. Building relations with elected officials and staff