Workforce & Education for Employers

Business Services

Looking for qualified employees? Need assistance with a business plan? Or, are you considering layoffs or company closure?

Whatever your need – you are in the right place! We offer a variety of business resources to assist you – all at no charge. We’ve been in your shoes and know that running a business or starting a new business can be exciting, yet intimidating at the same time.

Our Business Services Center is a fully equipped facility with phones, fax and copy machine and a computer lab with internet access. A diverse range of no cost services are offered such as:

  • Accommodations for business meetings, presentations, trainings, one-on-one and/or group interviews
  • Business workshops and trainings
  • Connection to business consultants
  • Funding to upskill existing employees
  • Confidential Human Resource Hotline

Contact the Business Services Center at 971-345-4774 for more information.

Workforce Connection and Recruitment Assistance

Workforce Connection is committed to matching job seekers to employer needs. We draw from a talent pool of hundreds of people, already pre-trained, pre-screened and ready to get to work. Plus, we offer valuable information on tax credits and incentives, labor market trends, and employee retention. With business costs rising every day, that’s good news for your bottom line. Our Talent Management Specialists can assist you with:

  • Securing qualified, pre-screened job candidates to meet your hiring specifications and goals.
  • Coordinating and customizing recruitment events, as appropriate.
  • Locating labor market information and current Fresno County employment projections.
  • Collecting information such as wage data to build your job descriptions.

Your Business Consultant Partners

South Coast Business provides the assistance you need when you are not sure who to contact. We are ready to assist you with: start-up through retention, financial guidance, expansion, layoff aversion, and everything in-between – all at no cost!!

Layoff Aversion or Employee Layoffs

Change is stressful and losing valued employees is difficult. Our Rapid Response program is designed to help businesses make potential layoffs less traumatic for their employees and less costly to their business. In the case of potential layoff or closure, our Rapid Response team, comprised of multiple organizations, are there to help soften the impact by providing customized, confidential, and convenient on-site services for businesses and employees in transition.

Relax! Let our Rapid Response team help you and your employees. Call 971-345-4774.

Business Services and Benefits:

  • Resources to avert closure or layoffs
  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Lower unemployment insurance costs
  • Increase employee morale
  • Reduce the likelihood of work disruptions
  • Improve public relations
  • Lessen potential liability from wrongful termination suits

Employee Services and Benefits:

  • Career counseling and job search assistance
  • Resume preparation and interviewing skills workshops
  • Unemployment Insurance benefits
  • Educational and training opportunities
  • Information on health benefits and pension
  • Public assistance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Credit counseling, debt management, and housing alternatives

Resources to Train Your Staff

Reward your business and your employees too! Learn how you can retain and keep your business competitive through our Upskill Training Program. This program will help you:

  • Develop a more skilled and productive workforce utilizing your current employees.
  • Identify the knowledge and required skills for each worker and provide a pathway to upskill and validate worker competence.

If you are an eligible Fresno County business, we can ease the financial impact to you by providing a percentage of the training costs. And, we can customize the program to fit your specific needs.

Let’s talk and discuss your specific needs. Call 971-345-4774.

Recruit, Train, and Retain!