Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Why People Fail


Our "hustle until you die" culture is resulting in many of us feeling less than. Self-help gurus purely focus on psychology when it comes to being successful. They base their premise on a lack of motivation leading to failure. This is far too simplistic. The reality is, while it's a crucial element to succeeding, there's one key that they are overlooking that causes many people to fail, without them realizing what it is.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The 2018 NorCal Career Fair is April 5th!


Mark you calendars and Save-the-Date for one of the largest Career Fair in the North Bay! Taking place this year at Solano Community College the Workforce Development Board of Solano County will once again be hosting over 80 employers offering immediate openings in the region.

Be sure not to miss this opportunity to engage with some of the regions top employers and remember to dress professionally, bring copies of your resume, and be prepared for on-site interviews!!

For more information be sure to visit www.solanowdb.org

Monday, February 19, 2018

Are You Afraid of Success?


When we are afraid of success, we start becoming our own worst enemy. We may not even realize it. We can subconsciously undermine our success and attribute it to stress or the pressure. Here's how to overcome your fear of success.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Importance of Taking Action


The universe rewards those who take action. When you take action, not only do additional resources come your way, but you get feedback that helps you adjust your course and refine your approach. Taking action is the one thing that separates successful people from everyday people in life.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Success Story


Pathway To Success (PTS) is a job-readiness program offered at the WDB for CalWORKs clients referred by Health & Social Services. During the two-week facilitated workshop, clients learn lifelong skills in job searching and workplace success. Dedicated staff members offer assistance, coaching and support throughout the process to ensure clients find the best job and successfully advance in their careers.

Antoine came to the PTS program with many challenges. As a single father of two who had recently lost his job, he re-entered the PTS program several times to complete the 10 day workshop series. During this time he was also facing multiple barriers that effected his participation in the program which included homelessness, divorce and custody battles.

Understanding the importance of the program, after Antoine completed his business with the courts he returned. Using the skills he acquired in the workshop coupled with the assistance he received from PTS staff, Antoine successfully entered into subsidized employment through a Wage Reimbursement Agreement (WRA) by way of the Business Service Representatives. WRA is an employer and client agreement which allows the employer to be reimbursed for the client/employee’s wages up to six months. Antoine is now earning money at a job he enjoys and is establishing stability for family.

“I’m glad I completed the workshops, where I received help with applications, resumes, and interviewing. Every day I was motivated to come to class and it felt good! I’m glad I came!”

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Upcoming Events: Teamsters OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course


Teamsters OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course

Feb.13-14, 2018 8:30am – 2:00pm

FREE two-day certification class for general construction workplace safety. To sign up, go to: www.teamsterworkertrainingprogram.org. On LEFT column, click on “Training Centers”, Northern CA Teamsters Apprentice Training & Educ. Trust Fund (NCTAT) in Rancho Murrieta, CA and scroll down list of courses to the class/location then “Register”.

Full Calendar of Classes, Workshops, and Networking Events offered through the WDB: Fairfield Location and Vallejo Location

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The 2018 NorCal Career Fair is April 5!


Mark you calendars and Save-the-Date for one of the largest Career Fair in the North Bay! Taking place this year at Solano Community College the Workforce Development Board of Solano County will once again be hosting over 80 employers offering immediate openings in the region.

Be sure not to miss this opportunity to engage with some of the regions top employers and remember to dress professionally, bring copies of your resume, and be prepared for on-site interviews!!

For more information be sure to visit www.solanowdb.org