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Napa's Small Business Recovery Task Force

While the shelter-in-home order has likely prevented a surge in COVID-19 cases in Napa hospitals and protected many residents from contracting the coronavirus, it’s also leading to a wave of economic devastation. As conversations about life after lockdown cautiously...

BIZ RESOURCE FAIR Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Save the date! Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:30 am to 11:30 am Location: CIA Copia in Napa The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay is excited to bring to Napa its first community-wide "Biz Resource Fair" - a 3-hour event for business owners and managers (of all sectors and...

Regional Alliance Launches New Brand & Website

The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay (Alliance) has launched its regional brand and a new website to inform job seekers and businesses about how they can tap into workforce services and benefit from various workforce-related initiatives.

Napa County Economy Faces Gains, Challenges

Ten years after the end of the Great Recession, Napa County is “the star example of how to recover,” after such an economic catastrophe, said economist Rob Eyler.Napa Valley chose to woo visitors with wine, and it worked.“The economy in Napa is screaming,”...

American Canyon Solar Energy Project Breaks Ground

Renewable Properties, an investor and developer of small-scale utility and commercial solar energy projects throughout the U.S., is now constructing the American Canyon Solar Project in Napa County after months of development, planning and preparation. The company...

New Workforce Alliance for Napa, Marin, & Lake Counties

Napa, Marin, and Lake counties have pooled their job-growth efforts to form the Workforce Alliance of the North Bay. The Napa-Lake Workforce Investment Board (napaworkforce.org) is combining with the Employment and Training Branch of Social Services in the county of...

Harnessing the Voice of Industry

This article highlights work in support of sector strategies, performed under the SlingShot grant awarded to WANB and our partners in the Northern California Career Pathways Alliance: Harnessing the Voice of Industry          

Napa Hospitality Job Fair Draws Job Seekers, Businesses

Jobs in Napa County’s lodging and restaurant industry have expanded by nearly 40 percent over the past five years, and growth is expected to continue. This article from the Napa Valley Register highlights the ways a March 2017 job fair sponsored by the Napa...

North Bay Trades Introduction Program

This Press-Democrat article highlights the work done through the North Bay Trades Introduction Program, an initiative of WANB and its partners in the North Bay Employment Consortium. Read now: North Bay building trades look to boost ranks, diversify union membership...

CareerPoint MARIN Closed

In order to implement actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, with the support of the Workforce Alliance of the North Bay, has elected to cancel all CareerPoint MARIN workshops, onsite recruitments and meetings...

CareerPoint Napa Hospitality Career Expo

HOSPITALITY CAREER EXPO Tuesday, March 3rd 9 AM - 1 PM EVENT LOCATION: 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr. Napa, CA 94558 - Building A PHONE: (707) 253-4134 30 Employers! Entry - Executive level jobs! Hotels, Wineries, Spas, Restaurants, Transportation and more! See the...

MARIN CITY JOB AND RESOURCE FAIR 2019

CareerPoint Northbay   MARIN CITY JOB AND RESOURCE FAIR 2019 Join Us for the 2019 Marin City Job and Resource Fair! Choose the Right Job & Find Needed Resources September 10th, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM Marin Gateway Shopping Center100 Donahue Street, Marin City, CA...

BIZ RESOURCE FAIR Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Save the date! Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:30 am to 11:30 am Location: CIA Copia in Napa The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay is excited to bring to Napa its first community-wide "Biz Resource Fair" - a 3-hour event for business owners and managers (of all sectors and...

Marin County's First Community Job Fair, June 7th

Hiring in Marin?  Marin County's 1st Annual Community Job Fair is inviting businesses to reserve a booth by Monday April 30th. The Job Fair is set for Thursday, June 7, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to connect great local employers with talented and...

Workforce Alliance Names Innovation Fund Grantees

The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay, Wells Fargo and PG&E announced the first round of Innovation Fund grantees. Selected through a competitive application and review process, the grantees are the Marin County Office of Education, the Marin Economic Forum,...