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Workforce Resources

Sacramento Works is your answer for creating a better workforce. We can help you recruit new employees, develop your current employees’ workforce skills, and improve your business.

Labor Market Information

CareerGPS.com is a one-of-a-kind, interactive web-based application designed to workforce development professionals and employers with one central location to find the information they need to make informed workforce decisions.

The searchable web based application is broken down by the following sections:

Occupations – an alphabetical listing of more than 800 primary and secondary occupational classifications as identified by the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) classification system.

  • Search for a specific occupation by keyword in the occupation title or description
  • Summary job forecast detail including wage and salary estimates and the typical education or training level
  • Growth rate estimates over time
  • Projected job demand and estimates of new and replacement jobs;

Education and/or Training Programs – an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 individual education and/or training programs across all training sectors..

  • Compare two or more of the providers and their related program detail for the occupation
  • O*NET detail, including tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, job zone detail, and work styles and values related to the occupation

Schools and Colleges –an alphabetical listing of nearly 200 public and private sector education and training providers located primarily in the six county Sacramento region (El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties) sorted by sector.

  • Ability to identify education and training providers by sector (i.e. adult education, apprenticeships, community colleges, regional occupational programs, private schools and colleges, and public universities).
  • Provider name, location, contact detail
  • Services available from provider (i.e. financial aid assistance, tutorial services, etc.) and;
  • Program(s) name and detail, including cost and average time to complete (certificate and apprenticeship programs) and primary occupation(s) an individual is prepared to pursue upon program completion.

Labor Market Information Resources

Customized Training Programs

Sacramento Works, in partnership with the Employment Training Panel and local educational entities, can offer training to your current employees.

To learn more about how we can customize a training program for your staff,
contact William Walker at (916) 263-4639 or email William.Walker@seta.net

Disability Program Navigator (DPN) Services

The Disability Program Navigator assists employers to realize the benefits of hiring a person with a disability with resources and information.

  • Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility
  • Effective Communication and Etiquette
  • TTY and Assistive Technology
  • ADA (Laws)
  • Suggestions on How to Create a Productive and Welcoming Environment

Financial Incentives

  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) – Provides 2 years of Federal tax credits on wages to businesses that hire individuals from targeted low-income groups.
  • Tax Deduction: Section 190 Internal Revenue Code – A maximum tax deduction of $15,000 per year may be taken by a business of any size for the removal of architectural or transportation related barriers. The renovations must comply with applicable standards.
  • Tax Credit (ADA) for Small Business – Businesses with less than 30 employees or $1 million or less per year in total revenue can receive a tax credit for the cost of accommodations provided to an employee (or customer) with a disability.

For more information contact Jennifer Fischer
at (916) 263-5400 or email Jennifer.Fischer@seta.net

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