Business Services

Businesses in Monterey County, from large manufacturers to small and micro-sized businesses, are planning new hires, hoping to expand, and looking to promote current staff, recognizing that success in business begins with finding and training the right employees. Monterey County businesses can also be affected by a weak economy and need to downsize their workforce. Whether the economy is weak or strong, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board offers no-cost business services from recruitments and HR guidance to assisting employees affected by layoffs.

Job Postings

Employers can post jobs directly on the Monterey County Workforce Development Board’s online job board at no cost.

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Human Resources Support

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board Business Services staff assists employers by prescreening job applicants, providing access to labor market information, assists with job descriptions, job postings, and assists with referrals to other partner services.

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Customized Recruitments

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board’s Business Services staff can help you recruit talent by administering applications and pre-screening applicants. We can also tailor recruitment activities such as hiring events where you can attract a large and diverse pool of qualified applicants.

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Job & Career Fairs

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board hosts career fairs, recruitment events, and other customized recruitments to specific industries or businesses where employers can meet candidates face-to-face.

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Rapid Response (Layoff Assistance or Aversion)

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board assists employers and workers affected by anticipated or scheduled layoffs, business closures, and natural or other disasters. Services include on-site sessions where employees learn about unemployment benefits, job search techniques, training opportunities, and reemployment.

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On-The-Job Training

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board assists employers to help compensate for the costs associated with skills upgrade training and loss of production for newly hired employees. OJT’s can assist employers who are looking to expand their businesses and who need additional staff trained with specialized skills.

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Training Grants

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board assists employers with upgrading the skill levels of current employees to enable businesses to remain competitive. Our Business Services team can assist businesses with funding training programs with certified trainers.

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Small Business Resources & Referrals

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board provides information on starting a business, applying for a business license, applying for loans and funding, and access to community organizations that support small businesses.

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Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information (LMI) is most often used to help make informed business decisions that are responsive to labor market demands and economic conditions, ultimately leading to better business success.

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