County memo: One Stop Business & Career Center assists with business services
The One-Stop Business & Career Center has been working with individuals affected by recent layoffs and closures of multiple local businesses, serving up to 70-plus individuals from Truckee to Grass Valley, according to Nevada County CEO Rick Haffey’s weekly memo to the Board of Supervisors.
Currently, One-Stop is customizing services and creating a series on financial planning, job search preparation, professional development, computer classes, unemployment insurance information and social media, and more.
One-Stop also assists with out-of-area job search and relocation assistance. One-Stop has high hopes for these skilled individuals during this transition period, said Haffey.
In Truckee, One-Stop invited more than 75 people affected by layoffs or closures to attend a professional development workshop at no cost. to learn more about creating and managing your online profile and network with area professionals. The event was hosted by the Sierra Human Resources Association which is the local chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management.
For more info: http://www.nevadacountyonestop.org/ or call 530-265-7088.
Bright Fiber: High-speed Internet in the mountains
The Sierra Business Council recently accompanied a team of community leaders that included Supervisor Nate Beason and Chief Information Officer Steve Monaghan on a visit to the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco to discuss a local broadband project.
The project, known as the Bright Fiber Network, would install direct, to the door, 1 gigabit Internet and data speed via fiber optics to more than 3,000 customers in a 26-square-mile area of western Nevada County.
For more information, go to the Nevada County Economic Resource Council website (www.ncerc.org).
All Nevada County offices will be closed for Labor Day.
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