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What’s New for the Monterey County Workforce Development Board

Programs

California Microbusiness COVID-19 Grant Program – Applications now open!

In order to support small business employers facing financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board, in partnership with the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) has established the COVID-19 Microbusiness Grant fund. The fund will provide grants to eligible small employers experiencing economic stresses caused by the pandemic. At minimum $455,000 is available for at least 180 businesses to receive grants of $2,500. Applications are now open!

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MCWDB Career Centers Now Open
Events

Career Centers Now Open!

Great news! All Monterey County Workforce Development Board Career Centers are open! Appointments are required and are available from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday-Friday). Give us a call to make an appointment!

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Employee Handbooks [Webinar]

An employee handbook is one of the most important communication tools you can have between your company and your employees. Not only does it set forth your expectations for your employees, it also describes what they can expect from you and ensures your business complies with state and federal employment laws. Watch the webinar here!

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What Employers Need in Today’s Business World [Webinar]

Employers are facing challenges today in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees. This training explores today’s trends in the workplace. With record-high resignations and employees reassessing their work-life balance, employers are learning that they need to work hard to find and retain key employees. Watch the webinar here!

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Business Services

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board offers no-cost business service solutions to businesses in Monterey County, ranging from recruitments and human resources guidance to assisting individuals affected by layoffs.

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2022 Labor Law Update [Webinar]

2021 was an unprecedented year in so many ways. 2022 looks to be a bit brighter regarding the pandemic, however, with all of the laws the California Legislature and Governor passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been difficult to keep up on what is and isn’t new. Watch the webinar here!

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Online WIOA Orientation

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board’s orientation for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, also known as WIOA, of 2014 is now available online.

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Young Adult Services

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board focuses on career and educational development, work readiness training, and work experience placements for young adults, ages 16-24.

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WIOA In-Person Orientations

Need to change careers? Time to find another job? Want training? Need help with your resume? We can help! Learn more about our WIOA programs and services by attending an in-person WIOA Orientation at the Salinas Career Center. Orientations are held every Tuesday at 10 am and Thursday at 2 pm. Call us at (831) 796-3335 to reserve a seat.

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Job Seeker Services

Our staff can help with your job search, career planning, assessments, training, and re-entry into the workforce. We have workshops, training programs, resume tools, and more – all at no cost – to help you with your job search effort.

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Marina Job Center Now Open!

The Monterey County Workforce Development Board has opened a new Job Center at MPC’s Marina Educational Facility Facility. Need A Job? Need Training? Come Visit Us! MPC Marina Campus, Room 402. Come by or call (831) 597-2858 now for an appointment!

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