Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Dixon Job Fair is this Thursday, Nov 2nd!


The Dixon Job Fair 
Thursday, Nov. 2nd from 10AM - 2PM 

Dixon Medical Center 
125 N. Lincoln Street, Dixon, CA.

See the flyer below for more details, and please help spread the word to any interested job seekers!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

20 Quick Tips for Better Time Management

In this busy life, there is always a risk that we might lag behind. For overcoming such considerations, it is necessary to properly manage our time and conduct to achieve the maximum out of limited.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

7 Body Language Tips to Impress at Your Next Job Interview

Have you been to a job interview recently, perfectly qualified for the job, answered all the questions well but still found yourself rejected? The answer could lie in your body language; here we look at the messages you’ve been sending out with your body language and how to tweak these to make sure you’re sending all the right signals, whether you are interviewing for a role in Microsoft Dynamics role, or any other industry.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Why Your Job Applications Are Getting Ignored. | Jean-Michel Gauthier

Too familiar with sending resumes and getting no response? Check this video out to see why your job applications are getting ignored and what you can do about it.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Check Us First for Solano Employer Services!

Owning a business is tough, and finding the right employees is a challenge faced by most employers. Count on the WIB to provide resources that will simplify your search for the right staff. Whether you have a few openings or hundreds, the WIB Business Services team is here to assist you with your needs!

Click here to learn more, or call our Employer Hotline for more information: (707) 863-3534.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Looking for a New Job? Avoid These Mistakes

Finding a new job is near the top of many people's new year's resolutions, but being properly prepared can make that goal come true. Career coach Roy Chen joins Lunch Break and outlines critical mistakes people make when setting out to find and interviewing for a new job. Photo: iStock

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Job Seekers - A Better Job. A Better Future…

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Solano County offers programs and services to help you get back to work. Our services are available in a friendly and supportive environment.

Job Search Pathway
Do you need to energize or focus your job search? Tired of Job Searching with no results? We can help! Click here to learn more about our Job Search Pathway Sessions.

Career Training Connect
If you need career technical training to assist you in getting a job, you might qualify for WDB's Career Training Connect program. You may be eligible to receive skills upgrade training or training for a new career. Click here to learn more about our Career Training Connect program.

WDB Services for Job Seekers:

√ Targeted hirings with local employers
√ Individualized Job Placement and Job Search Assistance
√ Training Scholarship for a New Career
√ Job Readiness Training
√ On-the-Job Training
√ Follow up services once you have a job

"Get a Job" Workshops
Whether you are a job seeker looking for a new rewarding career or seeking to enhance your marketable skills, we have the right tools to help you get the job! Our workshops are designed to assist customers with the knowledge and skills they need to obtain employment.

For more information about the services offered at the WDB, please call (707) 863-3524.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Job Interview Tips - Job Interview Questions and Answers

If you've got a big job interview coming up, how do you prepare? Career consultant Maggie Mistal of Martha Stewart Living Radio has excellent advice for anybody looking to ace a job interview.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Solano WBD Regional Carreer Fair - TOMORROW - Thursday, October 5, 2017

The WDB Regional Career Fair is the largest career fair in Solano County!

The Workforce Development Board of Solano County is hosting a regional career fair on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Workforce Development Board, 320 Campus Lane in Fairfield CA.

54 regional employers are attending with hiring opportunities

Download the current list of employers here

Career Fair Tips: 

  • Arrive early to ensure you have plenty of time to meet employer representatives. 
  • Come prepared with an ample supply of your up-to-date resume (no copy services available on-site) 
  • Dress professionally 
  • Be prepared for on-site interviews

Sunday, October 1, 2017

How to Ace an Interview: 5 Tips from a Harvard Career Advisor

Learn how to prepare for your next interview with these 5 tips from career services advisor Linda Spencer.

Spencer discusses the following strategies in-depth so you can feel more confident throughout the interview process:

1. Do your research.
2. Practice your responses.
3. Make a good first impression.
4. Prepare for different types of interviews.
5. Determine next steps and follow through on them.