Use the links below to find information on in-demand jobs, find training opportunities, explore careers, apply for jobs, build a resume, and prepare for interviews. View our Additional Tips for Job Seekers (PDF).
In-demand COVID-19 Jobs
Contact Tracing Training
The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented need for contact tracing across the country, requiring thousands of people to learn key skills quickly. California Connected provides information on our state’s contact tracing program.
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There is a looming demand for approximately 500,000 new allied healthcare workers by 2024 in California alone, with an annual need of 65,000+ workers. Once students complete programs and receive their credentials, Futuro Health assists with the transition into high-demand allied healthcare jobs while providing businesses with a high-quality workforce.
SkillUp Monterey provides a free, flexible way for job seekers to brush up on their skills. With things changing at a fast pace, online learning is one of the best ways to keep skills sharp. Whether taking hour-long courses or watching short videos, online learning is convenient and always available.
The MyInnerGenius® Career Fit assessment will match you to careers that fit your natural skills, abilities, and personality regardless of education or background. After you take the assessment, the system will provide a list of customized job roles, career options, and learning paths that will be a great fit for you.
In our ever-changing world of business, job seekers and other learners need fresh skills to take on technical careers. Business owners and managers need the know-how to successfully navigate a digital economy. SkillsBuild for Reignite seeks to help those thirsting for skills and knowledge. Explore free resources!
Every good job search needs a system to enable a systematic, purposeful journey. Jobspeaker helps students stay empowered at every stage of the job search — with online management tools, instructional videos, and a collaborative environment that keeps them engaged and ready for the workforce. Sign-up for free!
The Caltrans Parolee Work Crew Program provides transitional employment through litter abatement services for the Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The GSW program provides life skills education, employment preparation, transitional employment, permanent job placement, appropriate case management, and employment retention services.
CA Reentry Program assists people incarcerated in California prisons to a successful reentry by providing education and connecting them to resources before releasing with the goal to reduce recidivism.
Day Reporting Center (DRC) & Community-Based Coalition (CBC)
The Day Reporting Center (DRC) and the Community-Based Coalition (CBC) offers a “one-stop-shop” comprehensive service delivery program designed to address the assessed needs of parolee participants, including Education/GED Preparation and Employment Services.
Jails to Jobs is a nonprofit organization that gives previously incarcerated and soon-to-be-released men and women the tools they need to find employment. It educates and informs this population through workshops in jails and prisons in Northern California.