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No-Cost Green Training Programs Available for Veterans in San Bernardino County

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels and hundreds of other industries according to the grant.

Business Resource Team Strengthens Manufacturing Bottom Line

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.

Business Resource Team Helps Companies In Crisis Save Jobs and Grow

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.

Matrix Website Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.

No-Cost Work Training Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.

Smart Companies Save and Create Jobs: Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program Helped Save 902 Jobs and Create 204 Jobs

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today’s uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.

New Website Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for Inland Empire Youth

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County’s top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.

High Fuel Costs Won’t Slow Down Inland Empire Transportation Companies

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire’s transportation companies, but won’t stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Fill Shortage of Skilled Workers

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Small Business Start-Up

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Supports Employers with Human Resources Hotline

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, through a partnership with the California Employers Association, has helped more than 100 businesses with no cost human resources consulting. Horizon Hobby, Inc. is a medium sized company located in Ontario, Calif. with their corporate headquarters in Illinois.

Local Businesses Hire 90 Percent of Graduates from Workforce Investment Act Funded Machining Course – Return on Investment Tops $7 Million

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Helps Employers Preserve Jobs and Save Money

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board’s On-The-Job Training Program Relieves Welfare Rolls

Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery and uses funding received through the Workforce Investment Act to provide this assistance.