Find Employees

Whether you are looking to fill one position, or one hundred, the PIC has a wealth of qualified candidates ready to work.  The PIC has assisted thousands of businesses in meeting their hiring goals, lowering training costs and reducing turnover rates.  As a member of EASTBAY Works, a system of one-stop career centers throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties working together to advance the economic well-being of our region, we represent the combined resources of over 150 training, educational and community partners.  Find out about business incentives, On-the-Job (OJT) programs, and more…



We’ll be launching our new website shortly. In the meantime, if you need assistance, let us know!

You can also drop by our Main Office, our West Oakland or our East Oakland Neighborhood Career Centers.





Get Training

The PIC provides career counseling, job search assistance, and pre-employment and life skills training tailored to each person’s needs.  You can also get enrolled through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to determine the most viable training choices that will significantly enhance your marketability in the workforce. Transportation assistance may also be available to enrolled participants.  Find out if you qualify here…



To find out more about what each of our sites is offering, check out our calendar: OPIC All Sites January 2019 Calendar


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Oakland PIC featured on OUR TV – All About Community

Job with Tesla Helps Single Father Change His Life

Oakland Housing Authority and Oakland PIC Partner in Jobs Plus Pilot ProgramFrom left: Oakland Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Mayor Libby Schaaf, HUD Regional Administrator, Region 9, Ophelia Basgal, Oakland Housing Authority Executive Director Eric Johnson, and Oakland PIC CEO Gay Plair Cobb.

Jobless Lives Matter: A Letter from PIC CEO, Gay Plair Cobb and Board Chair, Dezie Woods- Jones

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, and Oakland PIC CEO Gay Plair CobbGay with Barbara Lee

Chief Executive Officer Gay Plair Cobb interviewed on NBC Bay Area about the historic March on Washington…

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West Oakland Site Upcoming Events

Join us for our upcoming Hiring Events:

Wednesday, 1/16 from 10AM to 2PM – TSA is hiring for Oakland International. Call 510-419-0392 for more information.

Friday, 1/18, 10AM to NOON – Nourish Inc. is hiring for catering services to tech companies in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the East Bay. Call 510-419-0392 for more informantion.