North County Business Briefs, Sept. 18 – The San Diego Union-Tribune

by | Sep 18, 2022 | Business

CARLSBADJob Readiness Room pilot program opensThe city of Carlsbad launches a pilot program called Job Readiness Room to connect workers with entry-level Carlsbad jobs. The program is designed to connect entry-level, excluded, and/or vulnerable workers with basic skills training and connections to Carlsbad employers in manufacturing, office administration, and hospitality and food service. It’s free for candidates and businesses to participate, but employers taking part are asked to guarantee a job interview for a few candidates. Also part of the program are Lightcast, a labor market analytics firm; Bendable, an online course curator from the Drucker Institute; Carlsbad libraries; and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. After completing 15-20 hours of self-paced online skills training, participants receive a micro-credential and are flagged for the chamber to make introductions to businesses. Sign up at bit.ly/3S0Ncb9.AdvertisementFALLBROOKChamber hosts state of chamber eventThe Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce hosts its “State of the Chamber” event at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pala Mesa Resort. The theme is “spotlight on Building a Better Community” and the event features a nonprofit member showcase and special presentations. Tickets are $75 prepaid, which includes dinner and dessert. The resort is at 2001 S. Old Highway 395. Reserve to (760) 728-5845.Two ribbon-cuttings offered this weekThe community is invited to two ribbon-cuttings this week hosted by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce: The Bakin’ It Up Collective celebrates its first year in business at 5 p.m. Tuesday at 118 N. …

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