5 Reasons Veterans Leave Civilian Jobs

As companies recognize the benefits of hiring military veterans, the question often arises: Will they stay? Replacing an employee who is also a veteran is costly (as with any employee) and often emotional (I feel bad for not retaining someone who served our country).

When it comes to military veteran employees, employers can do more to increase the support network, open communications channels, and demonstrate leadership aligned with values to positively impact retention.

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UPS Job Recruitment Event, November 9, 2018

Workshop November 5, at 11:30 am

Initial Interview Nov 9, 2018 at 11:00am

UPS is looking for:

• Package Handler—Part Time $13.25/hr

• Part time job with full time benefits

• 17-25 hrs per week Full healthcare benefits Paid holidays

Bring: your ID and Social Security Card

Must be registered:  on Caljobs at www.caljobs.ca.gov

Location: 1255 S. Central Ave., Glendale, CA 91204 Mon—Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 818-409-0476 TTY: 818-548-3857 Fax: 818-409-0496

Click here for information flyer

LA Conservation Corp Career and College Fair, Los Angeles, Nov. 2, 2018

LA Job Corp Job Fair Nov 2, 2018 posterCome learn about opportunities to build upon your education and career goals

The Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LA Corps) is hosting a College & Career Fair on Friday, November 2, 2018 for teens and young adults in Los Angeles.

The event is free, open to the public, and complimentary lunch will be provided to attendees.

Attendees will meet college contacts and prospective employers and will have the chance to win a free Apple iPad!

Fri, November 2, 2018, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Location:  The Goodwill Center of Southern California, 3150 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Click here to visit site for details and to rsvp

U.S. Census Bureau in Hiring for 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting workers for temporary jobs available in California, Washington, Oregon and Alaska starting this month in advance of the 2020 Census Hiring events will kick off at local job centers in October.

The census website is now accepting applications for area census office managers, field supervisors, census takers and clerks in Anchorage, Alaska; Salem, Ore.; Seattle, Wash.; and Bakersfield, Oakland, Riverside and Van Nuys, Calif.

Click here to go to Census Hiring Website.

Diversability Work Event, October 24,2018 in Glendale, CA

Please join us at the Verdugo Job Center located in Glendale, CA. All ready to work candidates are welcome.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Time: 10 am — 12 pm

Date: October 24, 2018

Motivational Speaker: Dana LeMon

Sponsoring Employer: Pride Industries

Location: 1255 South Central Avenue Glendale, CA 91204

Limited space RSVP by Oct. 15: Fernando 818.409.0498 or Alex 818.937.8063

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. –  TTY (818) 548-3857.

Sling Shot Project With Glendale Community College – Tuition Waivers

The Sling Shot Project Job Training Project. A Collaboration between the VWDB’s Verdugo Jobs Center and Glendale Community College.

Care Coordination is a fast growing career in the healthcare industry. This course will assist individuals in enhancing their careers as a Home Health Aides, Medical Assistants or LVNs by gaining skills and knowledge used in hospitals, clinics and other patient care settings.

The VWDB/VJC has a limited number of course fee grant waivers. See flyer for contact and application information. Class runs March 17 – April 28.

Click here for flyer with details.