Recruiting

Finding the right talent can be time consuming and costly. Workforce organizations may help employers connect with current jobseekers networking with local schools, career centers and community organizations.

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Online Job Advertising

Advertising job openings online is a fast and efficient way to find talent.

CalJOBS

CalJOBS is a California job exchange information system for employers and jobseekers. Employers sign up to CalJOBS to post job openings, search a database of resumes for current jobseekers in the area, and research labor market information. Most unemployment insurance filers are required to register in CalJOBS and post a resume. Visit CalJOBS to sign up for a free employer account to post jobs and find candidates today!

Quick Tip: CalJOBS is provided by the California Employment Development Department. For more information about CalJOBS, please contact Workforce Santa Cruz County.

College Campuses

Partnering with local educators to advertise job openings is a great way to connect with student workers, recent graduates, and alumni.

Quick Tip: Employers are invited to use the following campus websites to post jobs online: Cabrillo College and University of California at Santa Cruz.

Job Blast

Workforce Santa Cruz County (WSCC) emails a local job openings newsletter every other week to thousands of jobseekers. The Job Blast email distribution list is updated with recent unemployment filers in CalJOBS. WSCC partners also share the local job announcements with their jobseeker network.

Quick Tip: To post local job openings in the Job Blast emailer, please contact the Business Services Manager at businessrep@workforcescc.com.

Business Organizations

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is a regional business organization offering its members the Monterey Bay Career Connect website to post job openings. Monterey Bay Career Connect is a free one-stop hub for students to explore college and careers.

Quick Tip: To post jobs online through Career Connect, please contact Monterey Bay Economic Partnership.

Job Fairs

Hiring events or meet-the-employer events are an excellent way to promote your business to active and passive jobseekers.

Workforce Organizations

Several workforce organizations will host, promote, or sponsor job fair events across the county. Depending on the hiring event scale and requirements, the cost may be nominal for employers to participate. The events can be marketed to thousands of jobseekers or targeted to industry sector jobseekers or occupations.

Quick Tip: To arrange a job fair, the following organizations can assist employers: Cabrillo College, University of California at Santa Cruz, and Workforce Santa Cruz County.

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