Fast-track your hiring/training

Visalia offers several programs designed to help you recruit, hire, train and develop your employees.

No-cost hiring support

The Employment Connection provides no-cost recruitment and screening support. Services include distribution and acceptance of employment applications, verification of right-to-work documents and management of candidate flow. Employees can be pre-screened to meet requirements.

Details: employmentconnect.org

Employee training

The College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center offers training programs at little or no cost. Topics range from welding to leadership, Microsoft Office to social media.

Details: cos.edu/trainingcenter; Jorge Zegarra, COS Training Resource Center, 559-688-3130; jorgez@cos.edu

Employment Training Panel (ETP) helps employers train new workers and enhance employee skills. Training funds reimburse the employer for the instructor’s costs, books and training materials and costs to administer the contract.

Details: tularewib.org; Adam Peck, Workforce Investment Board, 559-713-5200; apeck@tcwib.org