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  • 2012
  • 2011
  • June 2017: Ventura County Grows Business
  • August 2017: Value and opportunity of Apprenticeship Programs
  • September 2017: America's Job Centers of California (AJCC)
  • October 2017: Programs & Accomplishments of the P-20 Council and the ongoing foundational work being done to engage Ventura County youth.
 
 
  • January 27, 2016: Career Pathways are good for business
  • March 2, 2016: Helping employers and employees transition through a layoff
  • March 30, 2016: On-the-job training programs through the WDB
  • April 20, 2016: WDB-VC partners with local economic development professionals to connect employers with a wide range of free and low-cost business services
  • May 25, 2016: How projects at the Naval Base and the Port of Hueneme are contributing to our local economy
  • June 22, 2016: Internships
  • August 24, 2016: What is Ventura County doing to reduce high school dropout rate?
  • September 28, 2016: WDB Manufacturing Week
  • October 26, 2016: Helping veterans and their families as they re-enter the civilian workforce
  • November 30, 2016: Reconnecting Disconnected Youth
 
  • February 18, 2015: Tourism/Hospitality credential program in Ventura County
  • March 25, 2015: What it takes to prepare for good-paying jobs and rewarding careers in infrastructure work
  • April 22, 2015: Job interviews: What employers look for, what makes them cringe?
  • May 27, 2015: Why hiring a disabled person is a good idea
  • July 1, 2015: From WIA to WIOA and WIB to WDB
  • August 26, 2015: 2015 Youth Opportunity Award: WIB winner and a partnership that make a difference in Ventura County
  • September 23, 2015: WIB winners and partnerships that make a difference in Ventura County, part 2
  • October 21, 2015: Manufacturing Day
  • December 9, 2015: Apprenticeships are a win-win for both employers and job seekers
 
  • January 29, 2014: Re-engaging baby boomers with a new role in the job market
  • February 26, 2014: What it takes to get your foot in the door in a rewarding career in manufacturing
  • April 23, 2014: Healthcare: changing job landscape and career opportunities/emerging and growing jobs from healthcare reform
  • May 28, 2014: What is Ventura County Grows Business, and why is it important?
  • June 18, 2014: Free and low-cost resources in Ventura County
  • August 20, 2014: Partnerships that make a difference: multiple entities engaged in workforce development
  • September 24, 2014: Role of pre-school in workforce readiness
  • October 22, 2014: Manufacturing: What makes bio medical device manufacturing one of V County's hidden treasures?
  • November 19, 2014: Why hiring a veteran is good for business
 
  • January 30, 2013: How manufacturing is creating wealth in Ventura County
  • February 27, 2013: EDC-VC and SBDC - What resources are available to help small businesses and manufacturers in Ventura County?
  • April 3, 2013: 2013 State of The Region Report and WIB Awards
  • April 24, 2013: How do government contracts affect the local economy in Ventura County?
  • May 29, 2013: VCJobsWithaFuture.org
  • July 17, 2013: What makes Ventura County and attractive option for businesses?
  • August 21, 2013: Part 1 of WIB Award Winners: What are businesses doing to connect with young people
  • September 18, 2013: Part 2 of WIB Award Winners: What are businesses doing to connect with young people?
  • October 23, 2013: Why does my kid need to learn manual skills, even if he's planning to go to college?
  • November 20, 2013: How are Californian's "green" priorities affecting local businesses and jobs?
 
  • January 25, 2012: New initiatives for veteran
  • February 22, 2012: Work experience for youth
  • March 21, 2012: 2012 WDB Awards
  • April 25, 2012: Economic Development: How can we attract and retain businesses and jobs in Ventura County?
  • May 23, 2012: Ventura County Infrastructure: Who will be ready to build and repair our roads in 10 years?
  • June 20, 2012: Sustainability: Economic advantage to Ventura County for agriculture to "go green"
  • July 18, 2012: Tourism: What makes people want to visit Ventura County?
  • August 22, 2012: Healthcare: Who will be ready to take care of us in 10 years?
  • September 26, 2012: Career Planning: Preparing students for jobs of the future
  • October 24, 2012: College and career readiness a national priority
  • November 28, 2012: How can a seasonal job lead to long-term employment?
 
  • October 21, 2011: How the WIB is getting the word out about jobs that are growing in Ventura County
  • November 30, 2011: Technology-based manufacturing jobs and the WIB's Applied Basic Skills Committee
  • December 21, 2011: Growing demand for jobs in the Allied Health field
 



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