No-cost business support and training available to Ventura County businesses and jobseekers

The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDBVC) recently launched Business Solutions a program to answer the needs of many employers and business people post-COVID-19. Small Business Statistics Of 2023 – Forbes Advisor reports that by 2031 only 87 percent of jobs lost due to COVID-19 will be recovered. The WDBVC is well prepared with a full range of no-cost support for Ventura County businesses.

The WDBVC Business Solutions Team offers many services to recruit, train, and retain the Ventura County business workforce, including the Ventura County Hiring Board, where businesses and job seekers can exchange information at The WDBVC also offers a free live HR Hotline, Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm, that provides assistance with hiring and firing best practices, paid sick leave laws, wage and hour laws, employee handbook policies, HR compliance, accommodations in the workplace, and much more. HR Hotline number 888-763-3174.

All WDBVC Business Solutions are designed to support businesses with free resources such as job postings, virtual and in-person recruitment events, customized training opportunities, and on-the-job employee training services.

“We have so many services for businesses and career seekers at no-cost, yet not enough businesses take advantage of them. The WDBVC Business Solutions aims to outreach and inform Ventura County businesses of services available to them. Now, more than ever, we need to help develop a stronger relationship between businesses and jobseekers and help them find each other in success,” says Rebecca Evans, WDBVC Executive Director.

The WDBVC Business Solutions team is hosting a complimentary training webinar on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, from 10am to 11am for Ventura County businesses. The virtual training will explore collaborative ways to ensure that businesses find employees ready to hire and have resources for success. The interactive session will cover strategies in business engagement that help struggling businesses, preparing employees for virtual recruiting and work, remote work policies and support, and more. Ventura County businesses can register for the virtual training at

The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Business Solutions team helps local companies find, retain employees, and attract workers for growing businesses. Services are provided at no cost. Learn more at

The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County administers federal funds to support America’s Job Center of California locations and other free job seekers, youth, and business programs and services in Ventura County. The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County is a proud partner of America’s Job Center of California network. Equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you have limitations in hearing or speaking, dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). For more information, call 805-477-5306 or visit

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