Have you been laid off or furloughed due to the COVD-19 pandemic? Are you looking to use this time to learn new skills or upgrade your current skill level?
The good news is that Contra Costa County and the State of California currently offer excellent resources for displaced workers and jobseekers. You can now take advantage of these free programs that provide everything from basic office services and workshops to training and skills upgrading, resume development and job search assistance
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County
4071 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250, Concord, CA 94520
Open M-F, 8:30am-5pm
Bounce Back Contra Costa
COVID-19 Resource Hotline: 1-833-320-1919
WDB’s Bounce Back Contra Costa Campaign provides information and resources to help jobseekers and businesses navigate through the crisis. Call M-F 8:30am-5pm.
Twitter - https://twitter.com/wdbccc?lang=en
Skill Up Contra Costa
Free online career training available now for jobseekers
Job Seeker Services
Free resources for jobseekers including online job search tools and resume/interviewing/networking workshops
Laid Off / Furloughed Employee Resource Webinar
Experts provide information on workforce services, unemployment insurance, healthcare coverage and additional resources every Thursday at 2 pm
Managing Overwhelm Blog
Are you feeling fatigued and overwhelmed? For many of us, this year has been a series of tidal waves, we just cannot seem to catch a break. Or can we?
Read the full blog here.
"Creating A Strong Personal Brand Through Career Transition" - "On Air With Russell of Hotels" Show
Thank you to Russell Edmond radio show host of "On Air With Russell of Hotels" for having Michelle Carlen as a guest speaker about how to elevate your personal brand as you job search. Click the link to listen for tips for resume writing, job search and more.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
Cal Jobs offers a complete set of employment tools for job seekers in California.
California Training Benefits (CTB)
CTB allows participants to further education, upgrade skills or learn a new trade while receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits.
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