Best Resources For Job Seekers In Sacramento

February 22, 2013 5:00 AM

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For those looking for work, times can be bleak. Many of those looking for work are not aware of all that is offered in the Sacramento area. Depending on your skills, there may be more positions available in this area than you are aware of. Following is a list of places that can help in your job search.

Sac Works
Sacramento Works
925 Del Paso Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 604-4606
www.sacramentoworks.org

Sacramento Works is a one-stop spot for job seekers looking to find a career through the center. It has 10 locations in the Sacramento area, making this one of the most accessible agencies to help those looking for work. You can go into any of the offices to start filling out the information on the computers. The computers are networked so if you had to go to a different office on your next visit, your information would be in the system just as you had saved it. Sacramento Works helps with career education, training and financial aid resources. The organization interacts with numerous other agencies to help those seeking a job find the answers they need.

EDD
State of California Employment Development Department
800 Capitol Mall, MIC 83
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-8055
www.edd.ca.gov

The Employment Development Department (EDD) is run by the state of California and has much to offer job seekers. It specializes in helping those with disabilities find work. For the deaf or hard of hearing, use the TTY service for the following information: Disability Insurance 1-800-563-2441, Employment Tax 1-800-547-9565 and Unemployment Insurance 1-800-815-9387.

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job journal
Job Journal
3050 Fite Circle, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 925-0800
www.jobjournal.com

The Job Journal is considered a leader in the recruitment industry as a successful small business. Launched in 1982, the Job Journal is distributed through public libraries, colleges, employment centers and job fairs. The website receives over 300,000 page views monthly, making it a favorite source for those looking for work. If you are looking for work, a trip to the library to check this journal out might just be in order.

seta Best Resources For Job Seekers In Sacramento
Sacramento Employment & Training Agency (SETA)
925 Del Paso Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-3800
www.seta.net

Formed in 1978, SETA is the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency. Working hand in hand with the Sacramento Works program, Head Start and The Community Services Block Grant, SETA helps low income families to become self sufficient, connect people to jobs, helps children receive nutritional food and education and provides assistance to refugees and hope to residents in Sacramento. It is a full-service agency helping people prepare for work, school and life.

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city of sacramento
Employment Office
Historic City Hall
915 I St., Plaza Level
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-5726
www.agency.governmentjobs.com

The city of Sacramento offers a human resources site with employment opportunities for those interested in working for the city. The first step in applying for a job with the city is to fill out the application online. The categories available at this date are administrative, IT and computers, executive management, parks and recreation, professional and last but not least, security. The site requires you to open an account on the website in order to fill out the application, with a username and a password. However, once your account is created, you can use it at any time in the future to apply for a position.

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