Job training

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Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training Programs

More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

09/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.

08/20/2014

Camea Davis

SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green Jobs

San Francisco is hiring for 6 ‘green’ jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.

06/08/2014

Workers with SolarCity install solar panels on the roof of a home. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: San Mateo Solar Firm Looking To Hire Hundreds

A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.

SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company

02/20/2013

(CBS)

East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training Grant

The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.

09/21/2012

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Program Offers Career Path For SF’s Housing Authority Residents

The Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants – think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.

07/13/2012

Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco. (US Navy)

Hunters Point Developer Contributes Millions For Job Training, Affordable Housing

The contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.

05/04/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Bay Area Community Colleges Would Benefit From Obama Training Partnership Plan

The president’s $8 billion plan would link community college students with local businesses, a plan that was based in part on research done by a working group that included Foothill College President Judy Miner.

02/13/2012

(AP)

Resume Writing, Barista Training Proposed For San Mateo County Inmates

Changes designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.

10/12/2011

(AP)

Several Bay Area Businesses Awarded Millions To Retrain The Unemployed

California awarded contracts Friday to 24 businesses across the state willing to offer on the job skills upgrades to new hires.

09/23/2011

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