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The Monterey County Workforce Development Board helps both local
business and job seekers by offering a variety of effective, no-cost services.

Getting Monterey County Back To Work

Apply today for our community service and financial assistance programs

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Agriculture

The number one economic driver in Monterey County

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Hospitality | Tourism

Welcoming and accommodating visitors and businesses

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Construction

Supporting business development and expansion

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Transportation | Logistics

Efficiently moving products to and from the region

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Healthcare

Caring for the health and wellness of the community

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Whether you’re an employer or a job seeker, we have resources to assist you.

For Job Seekers

Our team of professionals located at the America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM in Monterey County offers a full range of coordinated career services at no cost to job seekers.

Need job seeker assistance during COVID-19?

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Testimonials

Mr. Harold Dorsey shares his heartfelt story of personal journey from self-doubt to a strong sense of belonging. He spoke of the essential role his employer, the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority, played in showing faith and trust in him, and shared that he began to believe in himself because of his employer’s support and confidence. Learn more...

Testimonials

In an interview with Dennis Donohue, Director of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, on the question of the future of the current workforce and technological changes in Agriculture, he stated, "In order to be successful, we are also going to need to involve our current workforce as we undergo this transition." Learn more...

Testimonials

A roundtable Hospitality discussion was held on December 5th, 2018, led by Jade Arn, the Director of Workforce and Economic Development for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), and attended by Human Resources executives from some of the largest hotels and prestige properties along the Monterey Peninsula. Lean more...

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