Hiring the long-term unemployed: Providing a competitive advantage for businesses and helping to strengthen the U.S. economy
Deloitte and The Rockefeller Foundation — in support of the White House National Economic Council — have collaborated to develop handbooks to expand opportunities for the long-term unemployed. These unique resources — based on interviews with employers, job seekers, and employment-focused organizations across the U.S. — are designed to help job seekers re-tool their job search, empower employers with tools to tap into this talent pool and enable communities to work together to mitigate this economic challenge.
This is a unique part time position (18-20 hours per week) at a health care clinic in Walnut Creek, CA. The work hours will increase as the clinic grows, but not in the near future.
You need to be a quick learner, good communicator, assertive, multi-tasker and motivated to implement new ideas. We need someone who is very caring, compassionate and tolerant with a cheerful disposition personally and toward our patients as well as being able to ease the flow of our office by supporting the director of the clinic, and continuing to uphold our positive and caring environment.
Berkeley Forge and Tool is in a high growth mode and hiring for multiple openings. This is a heavy manufacturing environment and openings include Forklift Operators, Grinder/Welders, & Manual Lathe Operators. They are willing to train too.
Housing Specialist – https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11530402
Housing Inspections – https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13610962
Maintenance Technician- https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14380382
Relief Shelter Worker: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11490932
This notice from the Department of Labor is to inform the public workforce system and employers about affirmative efforts by employers, employer organizations, and workforce agencies to assist long-term unemployed individuals.
Despite job growth being at the healthiest pace since 1998, long-term unemployment remains near historic highs. To help reach this unique population, the department will award nearly $170 million in grants through the Ready to Work Partnerships initiative. According to the announcement made on Oct. 15, 23 programs will be funded, serving individuals in 20 states and Puerto Rico.
- Valid CA Driver’s License
- Reliable Transportation
- California Workers Permit or Social Security Number
- English Speaking
- At least 18 years old
- Not afraid of heights
Starting pay- $12.50/hr
3 openings for Tellers
2 Accounts Payable roles
4 openings for Spanish Speaking Customer Service Professionals.
50 Call Center Professionals: Monday- Saturday hours range from 6am to 11:00pm. Background Check Required.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the availability of funding of approximately $24 million for the Jobs Plus Pilot program for Public Housing Agencies to develop locally-based approaches to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes for Public Housing residents.
The Alameda County Library is seeking individual through the Step Program to perform part-time clerical work
The Alameda County Library is currently seeking an individual to perform part-time clerical work in a public library. Positions in the STEP-UP Program are designated for individuals with severe disabilities who are not currently employed by Alameda County. While such positions are not subject to examination, candidates are subject to a one-year job performance review period equivalent to working 1,950 hours.
- Loading trucks
- General organizing and cleaning/maintenance of the warehouse
- Packing, Picking of construction materials (cables & pipes)
- Must be detail oriented and skilled in visual acuity to recognize similar/dissimilar products.
- 10-6:30 or 11-7:30.
- Temp to hire opportunity for an experienced warehouse worker
Assistant Secretary Martinez Featured in Unite Magazine
Unite magazine, a bi-monthly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business publication, featured Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez in an article “Working Together to Promote Inclusive Workplaces” in its October/November issue. Martinez talked about National Disability Employment Awareness Month, saying “A strong workforce is an inclusive workforce.” The article discussed the connections between the disability community and the LGBT community, particularly in the area of employment.
“Over the last four years, the Obama administration has made an unprecedented $2 billion investment in community colleges to build a 21st century skills infrastructure,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez during a trip to Springfield, Mass., on Oct. 8. Perez, along with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, visited Springfield Technical Community College to see firsthand how these investments are preparing workers for new in-demand occupations.
This recruitment will open Friday, October 10 until Friday, October 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Applications will ONLY be accepted by the Recruitment Division online at www.ebmud.com beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 16 and submitted by4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014.
“Documenting Employee Performance and Misconduct Issues & Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations”
Learn how to document employee misconduct and performance issues and conduct workplace investigations in this popular step-by-step training program for designed for HR professionals, workplace investigators and employment lawyers. HRCI credit available for HR professionals.
The primary function of the Safety Technician is to assist the client with the proper uses of safety equipment listed within Airgas On-Site Safety inventories. The Safety Technician has been trained to calibrate equipment and tocheck to insure that equipment offered is in proper working condition.
H & L Chem-Dry in Walnut Creek Seeking Self-motivated Carpet/Upholstery Cleaning Technician to start training ASAP
Read the following posting carefully and only reply if you meet ALL of the following criteria:
- California drivers license with clean driving record.
- Pass Department of Justice (D.O.J.) background check
- Neat Appearance and Excellent Customer Service Skills
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
O. C. Communications is currently seeking Commercial and Residential Cable/Alarm Installers in the South and West Bay areas
$3500 hiring bonus for Triple Play certified applicants.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the installation of Phone, Cable/Satellite, Computer Networking or Alarm, must have a Strong sense of Customer Relations in a Commercial or Residential Setting. This candidate will possess the ability to provide our many clients with outstanding quality of work, service and education on the products being installed.
The U.S. Department of Labor, in coordination with the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, is working diligently to ensure that states, local areas, other grantees, and stakeholders are prepared for implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
In September, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 5.9 percent. The number of unemployed persons decreased by 329,000 to 9.3 million.
The 2014 Blackstone Veterans Hiring Summit was held in New York City on Sept. 22-23 to help the hiring executives of more than 70 companies, which are in the investment firm Blackstone Group’s portfolio, share best practices on attracting and recruiting veterans. Teresa Gerton, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service’s deputy assistant secretary for policy, was on hand to explain how VETS can assist employers in finding qualified veteran candidates for available positions.
The fourth and final installment of the nearly $2 billion Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grants has been awarded. On Sept. 29, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez joined Vice President Biden, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and two recent graduates of a TAACCCT-funded program at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Md., for the White House announcement.
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