Senator Vidak's 2018 Career and Resource Expo: Today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tachi Palace Resort and Casino, 17225 Jersey Ave., Lemoore. Last year's Expo featured over 85 employers, and over 400 job applicants attended. In addition to employers with jobs to fill, San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) will be providing job-seekers with free career development workshops at the Expo. If you are a company or government agency with job openings and would like to be part of the Expo, or if you would like more information about the Expo, please contact Claudia Salinas at 585-7161 or email at Claudia.Salinas@sen.ca.gov.
Employment Law Update: RSVP by Feb. 2 for the Feb. 6 event, held at 8-10 a.m. at the Comfort Inn, 10 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Join the Kings County Employer Advisory Council and the EDD as they host a seminar on employment law updates. Guest speaker Doug Larsen, an attorney with Fishman, Larsen & Callister will cover multiple topics. Tickets are $10 for non-members and free for members, a breakfast buffet is included in the seminar. RSVP with Jojane Bartolome at 585-3552.
Short-term work experience program: The Kings County Job Training Office is supporting a short-term work experience program. JTO can fully underwrite the cost of worker wages and workers compensation insurance. The participating employer would provide training and worksite supervision. The training is planned to run for a maximum six months. Worksites are sought to sponsor a worker for up to 40 hours per week. Additionally, these workers maybe qualified to receive State tax credits. Information: email email@example.com or phone at 585-3564.
Training for local businesses: The Employer Assembly of Kings County is a local, co-sponsored partnership committed to providing employers with highly useful and up-to-date information concerning employment related issues. Visit the website for more information: www.employerassembly.com.
VA mortgage loan education available to veterans: HSH.com, a leading mortgage education site, has launched a new resource for veterans. By visiting http://bit.ly/1VF0OHV, veterans can gain insight to combine VA benefits with other home buying programs, listings of VA mortgage lenders, VA mortgage calculator and more.
Kings EDC offers business loans: The Kings County Economic Development Corporation offers business loans to businesses in Kings County. They offer 90 percent, fixed rate, long-term loans on commercial and industrial property is available. Information: Steve Stone at 585-3578.