Hiring & Training

 

Hiring / Recruiting / Training
Agency / Phone Programs and Services
City of Benicia – Office of Economic Development
(707) 746-4202
The City of Benicia Human Resources Division will help advertise positions at Benicia companies.
Solano Workforce Investment Board (WIB)
(707) 863-3534

Solano WIB oversees federally funded workforce programs. Services specifically geared to businesses include:
• Career fairs
• Recruiting and prescreening applicants
• On-site training
• Wage reiumbursements (up to 90%) for hiring and training new employees
• Conference & meeting rooms

Solano Employment Connection
(707) 648-3604
Job Seekers: Targeted Hiring with Local Employers; Individualized Job Placement and Job Search Assistance; Job Readiness Training; On-the-job training   No-Cost Services for Employers: Assistance with Employee Recruitment including Job Listings in Career Centers; Local and Regional Listings through the Solano E-mail Employment Network (SEEN); Recruitment Events at Career Centers; On-The-Job Training Program (wage reimbursement up to 90%); Pre-screened WIB Applicants (when available). The Employment Center sponsors training that provides certification upon completion. Click here for more information.
Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay
(707) 864-544
This program operates in conjunction with the County’s Health and Human Services Department to help those most in need throughout Solano County. The Job Services program provides job readiness and search assistance, placement into transitional and permanent employment, and support services. A clothing closet is also available to help prepare participants for interviews and job search activities.
Solano Community College, Office of Contract Education
(707) 864-7195
The Solano Community College Office of Contract Education and Training, working with employers, specializes in in designing and delivering appropriate and comprehensive customized programs to meet your specific training and education needs. Through a careful assessment, Contract Education will:

  • Help to identify your real workplace needs
  • Customize solutions specifically for your business and employees
  • Implement training on a schedule, and at a site that best meets your organization’s requirements
  • Offer excellent and appropriate instruction, as well as a variety of delivery methods
  • Evaluate the training to assure that there has been a transfer of skills and knowledge from the training environment to the workplace
  • Provide cost effective training and services
California Employment Training Panel
(916) 327-5586
The Employment Training Panel (ETP) is a business and labor supported state agency that assists employers in strengthening their competitive edge by providing funds to off-set the costs of job skills training necessary to maintain high-performance workplaces.
Source: California Employment Training Panel www.etp.ca.gov; Solano Community College, Office of Contract Education & Training http://solano.edu/economic_development/contract_education.html; Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay http://eastbaygoodwill.org/index.php/programs/solano-county-job-services/; Solano Employment Connection http://www.solanoemployment.org/ (as of March 2012)