Workforce Stories

Stories from the trenches of workforce boards from across the San Joaquin Valley. See how they make an impact on your community.

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When the chips were down, Eagle Mountain Casino turned to WIB

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Waterman Valve LLC had a gap in its pipeline. WIB found the fix.

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Hall Ambulance needed EMTs. WIB acted as their first responder for recruitment.

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Workforce agencies deliver hope, stability in dire times

Orchard Supply, a long standing staple of hardware and home goods in the City of Fresno, was closing seven area stores leaving hundreds of workers in limbo.

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Agencies play key role in COVID response

To call 2020 devastating for Valley businesses is to oversimplify the impact that COVID-19 has had on our local economy. Record layoffs, closures combined with measures required to keep doors open have put incredible pressure on business owners and staff alike.

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Recruiting for large or small businesses takes on new look

When Vallarta, a full-service grocery store, announced it would be opening a new store in Madera the move was met with excitement throughout the city. With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, the opening was a welcome bit of good news in the form of jobs and access to food for the community.

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