Oakland Exceeds State Performance Goals in Workforce Development

Oakland, CA, February 2, 2017 – The State of California recently released the 2015-2016 performance report for the state’s federally funded local workforce development areas, including Oakland. This report compares actual performance for job placements, job retention, and average wages to state-mandated goals set at the beginning of each program year. These particular statistics are

SAFEWAY HIRES 148 PEOPLE FOR NEW GROCERY STORE

The computer resource lab at Oakland PIC was bustling with Safeway staff as they assisted job candidates through the online application process during PIC’s Safeway Job Fairs held on Wednesday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 17, 2016. With the opening of a new Safeway store at 51st and Broadway in Oakland, recruiters conducted interviews, background checks and

Department of Transportation Hosts HAZMAT Training at West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center

A classroom full of students participated in a two-day HAZMAT training with the Department of Transportation at PIC’s West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center August 8-9, 2016. During this training opportunity, students learned transportation regulations, vehicle safety, packaging rules and procedures, and emergency response. The training equipped students with valuable skills that they can apply in various job positions such