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Employment Development Department

Southern Region Job Fairs and Workshops


The Employment Development Department offers workshops throughout California to help you with career guidance and job searching skills. Find job fairs and workshops in the southern region below.

Job fairs and workshops targeting veterans are marked with an American flag next to the event name.

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Veterans Job Club – Bakersfield   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
America’s Job Center of California – Bakersfield
1600 East Belle Terrace
Bakersfield
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
The Veterans Job Club is open to all veteran job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

For more information, call
Rey Locquiao
661-635-2621

Stress Management Workshop – Blythe
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
One College Drive
PE Building
Blythe
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Topics include stress management and positive thinking.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBSSM and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Lourdes Aguayo
760-640-3144

Job Search Workshop – Blythe
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
One College Drive
PE Building
Blythe
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The workshop will provide information on job search resources, labor market information, résumé writing, applications, and interviews.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Lourdes Aguayo
760-640-3144

Job  Club Orientation – Fresno
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
3302 North Blackstone Avenue
Suite 225
Fresno
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
The Experience Unlimited Job Club is open to any job seeker in a professional, managerial, or technical field. Must attend an orientation to be eligible to attend the monthly seminar.

For more information, call
Tong Lee
559-230-4055

Computer Workshop (Internet) – Indio
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Participants will learn the basic techniques of using the Internet to develop job search strategies.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Felicia Simonsen
760-863-2662

Computer Workshop (Internet) (Spanish) – Indio
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
This workshop is conducted in Spanish. Participants will learn the basic techniques of using the Internet to develop job search strategies.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Felicia Simonsen
760-863-2662

Résumé Review Workshop – Murrieta
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
30135 Technology Drive
Murrieta
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 noon
This workshop offers professional and personalized feedback on the job seeker’s résumé. Please bring your résumé.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Michele Pinnix
951-304-5472

Job Club Meeting – Porterville
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Connection
1063 West Henderson Avenue
Porterville
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 
The Job Club Connection is open to all job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

For more information, call
Danielle Beckett
559-788-1384

Labor Market Information Workshop – San Diego
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
South Metro Career Center
4389 Imperial Avenue
San Diego
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Strengthen your job search by learning about labor market growth projections and career exploration resources.

For more information, call
Manuel Rodriguez
619-266-4204

Interview Workshop – Santa Barbara
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
130 East Ortega
Santa Barbara
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Topics include interview techniques, verbal communication, and body language.

For more information, call
David Sanchez
805-568-1282

Job Search Workshop – Victorville
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
High Desert Employment Resource Center
17310 Bear Valley Road
Suite 109
Victorville
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The workshop will provide information on job search resources, labor market information, résumé writing, applications, and interviews.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and www.csb-win.org.

For more information, call
Lena Salas
760-552-6535

Job Club Meeting – Visalia
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Connection
4025 West Noble Avenue
Suite B
Visalia
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
10 a.m. – 12 noon

 
The Job Club Connection is open to all job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

For more information, call
Yesenia Armas
559-713-5167

Résumé Workshop – Bakersfield
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
America’s Job Center of California - Bakersfield
1600 East Belle Terrace
Bakersfield
Wednesday June 1, 2016
1:30 p.m. –  4:30 p.m.
Topics include developing an effective résumé and composing cover and thank you letters.

For more information, call
David Alanis
661-635-2660

Résumé Workshop – Blythe
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
One College Drive
PE Building
Blythe
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Topics include developing an effective résumé and composing cover and thank you letters.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Lourdes Aguayo
760-640-3144

Job Club Meeting Delano
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
America’s Job Center of California – Delano
1816 Cecil Avenue
Delano
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The Job Club Meeting is open to all job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.
For more information, call
Maricela Valentin
661-721-5806

Job Fair Workshop Delano
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
America’s Job Center of California – Delano
1816 Cecil Avenue
Delano
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
This workshop will cover effective job fair preparation and follow-up techniques.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.
For more information, call
Maricela Valentin
661-721-5806

Farm Worker Services Coalition of Imperial County (FWSCIC) Meeting – El Centro
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department – Cesar Chavez Center
1550 West Main Street
El Centro
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

        
The FWSCIC discusses issues and topics related to farm workers and the agricultural industry of Imperial County.

For more information, call
Marisela Encinas
760-336-1327

Career Training Workshop – Indio
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
This mini group session provides information on local employment and training resources and other educational opportunities available to meet career goals.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Felicia Simonsen
760-863-2662

Mock Interview Workshop – Murrieta
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
30135 Technology Drive
Murrieta
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Staff will conduct videotaped one-on-one mock interviews with interested job seekers.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Michele Pinnix
951-304-5472

Veterans Employment Workshop – Murrieta   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
30135 Technology Drive
Murrieta
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Topics include job search techniques, labor market information, job referrals, and networking.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Jason Gilbert
951-304-5431

Job Club Meeting – Riverside
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
1325 Spruce Street
Riverside
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
10 a.m. – 12 noon
The Networking Unlimited Job Club is open to all job seekers and offers new topics and networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Sylvia Angel
951-955-2213

Veterans Job Club – Riverside   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
1325 Spruce Street
Riverside
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Veterans Job Club is open to all veteran job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Steven Main
951-955-9010

Labor Market Information Workshop – San Bernardino
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
San Bernardino Employment Resource Center
658 East Brier Drive
Suite 100
San Bernardino
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Topics include labor market growth projections and career exploration resources.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Charles Jones
909-382-0438

CalJOBS Workshop – San Diego
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
South Metro Career Center
4389 Imperial Avenue
San Diego
Wednesday June 1, 2016
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
The workshop will provide an overview of CalJOBS and help job seekers develop résumés and online job search skills.

For more information, call
Lakiesha Bell
619-266-4250

Interview Workshop – Santa Ana
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Santa Ana W/O/R/K Center
1000 East Santa Ana Blvd.
Suite 220
Santa Ana
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Topics include interview techniques, verbal communication, and body language.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Thach Dinh
714-565-2689

Hidden Job Market Workshop – Santa Maria
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
1410 South Broadway
Santa Maria
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The workshop will assist job seekers discover jobs that are often not advertised.

For more information, call
Nicole Applegate
805-348-3230

Résumé Workshop – Victorville
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
High Desert Employment Resource Center
17310 Bear Valley Road
Suite 109
Victorville
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Topics include developing an effective résumé and composing cover and thank you letters.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and www.csb-win.org.

For more information, call
Lena Salas
760-552-6535

Job Club Meeting – Bakersfield
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
America’s Job Center of California – Bakersfield
1600 East Belle Terrace
Bakersfield
Thursday, June 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
The Job Club Meeting is open to all job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.
For more information, call
David Alanis
661-635-2660

Interview Workshop – Blythe
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
One College Drive
PE Building
Blythe
Thursday, June 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Topics include interview techniques, verbal communication, and body language.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Lourdes Aguayo
760-640-3144

Informational Workshop for Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers (MSFW) (Spanish) – El Centro
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development
Department- Cesar E. Chavez
Center
1550 West Main Street
El Centro
Thursday, June 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
This workshop is conducted in Spanish. Topics include CalJOBS registration, labor market information, workers’ rights, heat illness prevention, and more.

For more information, call
Sandra Rodriguez-Buzani
760-336-2722

Job Search Workshop - Fresno
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
3302 North Blackstone Avenue
Suite 225
Fresno

 
Thursday, June 2, 2016
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Job seekers will learn skills, tips and tools to become successful in their employment search.

For more information, call
Judy Clifton
559-230-4067

Veterans Networking Group – Indio   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Thursday, June 2, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Topics include job search techniques, labor market information, job referrals, networking and more.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Clark Staehle
760-863-2608

Mock Interview Workshop – Indio
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Thursday, June 2, 2016
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Staff will conduct videotaped one-on-one mock interviews with interested job seekers.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Felicia Simonsen
760-863-2662

Labor Market Information Workshop – Indio
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
44199 Monroe Street
Indio
Thursday, June 2, 2016
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Topics include labor market growth projections and career exploration resources.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Felicia Simonsen
760-863-2662

Communication Workshop – Murrieta
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
30135 Technology Drive
Murrieta
Thursday, June 2, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The workshop will provide job seekers information on maintaining a positive attitude and communicating with confidence while searching for employment.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Michele Pinnix
951-304-5472

Job Club Meeting (Spanish) – Riverside
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Development Center
1325 Spruce Street
Riverside
Thursday, June 2, 2016
10 a.m. – 12 noon
This workshop is conducted in Spanish. The Job Club Connection is open to all job seekers and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Sylvia Angel
951-955-2213

Veterans Network – San Bernardino   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
San Bernardino Employment Resource Center
658 East Brier Drive
Suite 100
San Bernardino
Thursday, June 2, 2016
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Practice your interview skills in one-on-one mock interviews and network with other veteran job seekers and employers.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Steve Nelson
909-382-0440

Résumé Workshop – San Bernardino
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
San Bernardino Employment Resource Center
658 East Brier Drive
Suite 100
San Bernardino
Thursday, June 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Topics include developing an effective résumé and composing cover and thank you letters.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Steve Nelson
909-382-0440

Federal Employment Workshop  – San Diego
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
South Metro Career Center
4389 Imperial Avenue
San Diego
Thursday June 2, 2016
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 
The workshop provides information on the federal job application process, veterans’ preference, job interview techniques, and an opportunity to network with federal recruiters.

For more information, call
Manuel Sandoval
619-266-4264

Résumé Workshop – Santa Barbara
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
130 East Ortega
Santa Barbara
Thursday, June 2, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Topics include developing an effective résumé and composing cover and thank you letters.

For more information, call
Rodrigo Gonzalez
805-568-1314

Labor Market Information Workshop – Santa Barbara
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
130 East Ortega
Santa Barbara
Thursday, June 2, 2016
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Topics include labor market growth projections and career exploration resources.

For more information, call
Rodrigo Gonzalez
805-568-1314

Job Search Workshop – Santa Barbara
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
130 East Ortega
Santa Barbara
Thursday, June 2, 2016
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Job seekers will learn skills, tips, and tools to become successful in their employment search.

For more information, call
Robert Shiverdecker
805-568-1290

Interview Workshop – Victorville
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
High Desert Employment Resource Center
17310 Bear Valley Road
Suite 109
Victorville
Thursday, June 2, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Topics include interview techniques, verbal communication, and body language.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and www.csb-win.org.

For more information, call
Lena Salas
760-552-6535

Personal Accountability Workshop – Blythe
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
One College Drive
PE Building
Blythe
Friday, June 3, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 noon
This workshop will provide job seekers information and tools on personal responsibility, overcoming challenges, and maintaining a positive attitude while searching for employment.

Prior registration required. Please register at CalJOBS and bring right to work documents.

For more information, call
Lourdes Aguayo
760-640-3144

CalJOBS Workshop (Spanish) – El Centro
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department – Cesar E. Chavez Center
1550 West Main Street
El Centro
Friday, June 3, 2016
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
This workshop is conducted in Spanish. The workshop will provide an overview of CalJOBS and help job seekers develop résumés and online job search skills.

For more information, call
Ingrid Soto
760-339-2722

CalJOBS Workshop – El Centro
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department – Cesar E. Chavez Center
1550 West Main Street
El Centro
Friday, June 3, 2016
11 a.m. – 12 noon
The workshop will provide an overview of CalJOBS and help job seekers develop résumés and online job search skills.

For more information, call
Ingrid Soto
760-339-2722

Job  Club Orientation – Fresno
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
3302 North Blackstone Avenue
Suite 225
Fresno
Friday, June 3, 2016
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
The Experience Unlimited Job Club is open to any job seeker in a professional, managerial, or technical field. Must attend an orientation to be eligible to attend the monthly seminar.

For more information, call
Tong Lee
559-230-4055

Résumé Review Workshop – Fresno
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Development Department
2555 South Elm Avenue
Fresno
Friday, June 3, 2016
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This workshop offers professional and personalized feedback on the job seeker’s résumé.  Please bring your résumé.

For more information, call
Luisa Zuniga
559-445-6747

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Orientation – Oceanside
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
North County Coastal Career Center
1949 Avenida del Oro
Suite 106
Oceanside
Friday, June 3, 2016
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Doors will close at 2 p.m.
This workshop will cover WIOA services. Topics include WIOA funded trainings and how to enroll.

For more information, call
Mary Jean Newcomer
760-414-3526

Veterans Employment Workshop – Porterville   United States Flag
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Employment Connection
1063 West Henderson Avenue
Porterville
Friday, June 3, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 
Topics include job search techniques, labor market information, job referrals, and networking.

For more information, call
Adam Bode
559-713-5152

Job Club Meeting – Santa Maria
LocationDate/TimeOther Information
Workforce Resource Center
1410 South Broadway
Santa Maria
Friday, June 3, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Experience Unlimited Job Club is open to any job seeker in a professional, managerial, or technical field and offers new topics, networking, and/or guest speakers each week.

For more information, call
Teresa Valencia
805-348-3230