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Contact us for your employment needs! Smart Business Resource Center services assist job seekers in obtaining employment and enable employers to meet the growth, retention, training and staffing needs of their business. We are your workforce center in Shasta and Trinity counties, providing services to you at low or no cost. Come in and see us at 1201 Placer Street in Redding and 790 Main Street in Weaverville.
Veterans Home Jobs Workshop Dec 10th
December 2, 2013
Date: Tuesday, Dec 10 2013 5:00PM-7:00PM
REDDING VETERANS HOME
3400 Knighton Rd
Redding, CA 96002
The Smart Business Resource Center!
November 22, 2013
Last night, we had the honor of accepting the third place award for outstanding customer service at the Hall of Excellence Awards Dinner 2013 on behalf of our Smart Center staff. The event, hosted by the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce, recognizes individuals and businesses in the Business Services and Retail categories for their excellent customer service. Also recognized at the event was Rosa Mena, Program Adviser in the Redding Job Center, for her commitment in providing excellent service to our customers.
Proposed SEC Crowdfunding Regulations
November 12, 2013
The SEC has issued proposed regulations that allow anyone to invest in new and existing businesses using online crowdfunding portals. The SEC has asked for comments on the rules by February 3, 2014 and is expected to issue final rules in mid-2014. Click here to see what will be new.
What this means to our community: If local businesses take advantage of this opportunity, people in our community will be able to invest locally. "Invest Local" will join "Shop Local" as a second way that people can contribute to our local economy.
Affordable Care Act information
October 1, 2013
There is a lot of confusion and hype over the Affordable Care Act. Click on the link below for three simple documents that explain what people need to do and the current status of these requirements.
Business Training Available for Redding Businesses
June 19, 2013
Small business is the backbone of our local economy. With funding provided by a grant from the City of Redding, Superior California Economic Development is providing no-cost business training and coaching for qualifying small businesses operating in Redding. An informational meeting to hear about this business development program will be held on Thursday, June 27th, at 5:30 – 7:00 pm at 350 Hartnell Avenue, Suite A, Redding.
Attendees will learn about the Microenterprise Development Program (MDP) which offers help with writing a business plan, planning for growth, marketing, preparing for financing, and honing other business management skills.
To sign up for the informational meeting or learn more about the MDP, call Superior California Economic Development at (530) 225-2760 x1.
Get a Quick Tour of our Tools for Business
June 18, 2013
Head to Smart's Tools for Business and press the Quick Tour button at the upper right of the screen to see what else is available. Tools for Business can be viewed in both English and Spanish.
Career Makeover Workshop
May 28, 2013
Did you know that the Smart Business Resource Center offers a free career planning workshop to help you discover your true colors? Find out how your experience, interests, and abilities can be applied in a new or expanded career. Participants will take part in a self-directed assessment to discover a variety of jobs that may be a good fit with their individual interests and aspirations. Brainstorm regarding possible occupations related to previous skills & employment. Consider possibility of further training, either classroom or on the job. Discover tools that will help you determine your next step. Learn how to target your search for the job you really want. Additionally, information is provided to participants to research current and projected demand for those jobs. This is a great workshop for anyone considering a career change or a jump on their career ladder. See a Smart career center representative for dates and times.
Shasta County’s Enterprise Zone Expanded
May 15, 2013
Shasta County’s Enterprise Zone has expanded – which means, good news for smaller businesses from Palo Cedro to Burney. EDC is working on incorporating the expansion street ranges into the existing street ranges. As soon as this information is updated and complete, it will be posted for business use.
Along with the expansion to the Enterprise Zone in Shasta County, previous talk from Capitol Hill in Sacramento about changing Enterprise Zone regulations are still in effect. Lobbying is still taking place in Sacramento for finalized modifications to be put into effect in the new bill, however no one knows when or if these changes will begin. Stay tuned to find out.
Job Fair held at the Mt. Shasta Mall
April 2, 2013
Check out this article from the Record Searchlight about our recent job fair held at the Mt. Shasta Mall!
Are you unemployed due to a layoff or closure?
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
You may qualify for special re-employment and worksite training services if you were affected by a large lay off or closure after January 1, 2012! Talk to the staff at the Smart Center or call 530-245-1536.