The ideal meeting place for job seekers & employers!

The PIC provides career counseling, job search assistance, and pre-employment and life skills training tailored to each person’s needs. The PIC has assisted thousands of businesses in meeting their hiring goals, lowering training costs and reducing turnover rates. We are a member of EASTBAY Works with over 150 training, educational and community partners.

Job Readiness Workshops

Job Readiness Workshops

Are you looking to update your resume, or prep for a big job interview? We have regular computer and resume workshops available to assist you. Click to download a copy of our current workshop calendar.

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On-the-Job Training

On-the-Job Training

Our customized on-the-job training connects clients with local employers working in telecommunications, construction, technology, culinary and more. With valuable training behind them, our clients have been hired at jobs making up to $26 an hour.

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Your Future Starts Now

Your Future Starts Now

We offer the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program to unemployed workers in Oakland looking to reenter the workforce. Clients receive assistance in their job search, transportation support and access to a wide scope of services. Click to learn more and visit one of our One-Stop Career Centers today!

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TekPerfect, PIC Raise Skills of Formerly Incarcerated

  Printed in the Post News Group, May 19, 2015 TekPerfect, an Information Technology (IT) consulting, design, and support firm serving Alameda and Contra Costa County businesses, has partnered with the Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) to design and provide a specialized IT training program for ex-offenders. The training will lead to life-sustaining employment with

Open House Engages Job Seekers

The Oakland Private Industry Council hosted the first of 3 Open Houses for recipients of unemployment insurance on April 30, 2015. The purpose was to invite job seekers to interview for current vacancies at companies such as Comcast, Target, BART and Mason Tillman, & Associates. In addition, PIC informed job applicants of training resources available