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.
Current Job Opportunities
VALLEJO, Calif. — Beginning July 15, 2021 — Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
The Thrill Capital of Northern California, is ramping up efforts to reward its team members by offering another cash bonus package. Seasonal team members who work through October 31, 2021, can earn up to an additional $500-$1,000 or more with a 10% bonus for wages earned from July through September and a 15% bonus for wages earned in October.
Click HERE to view the full statement from Six Flags with the complete logistics
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
*Continue Scrolling for State Opportunities*
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 below.
"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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