Jason Buckingham

Connections Center unveils new training program

A restructured training program at The Connections Center in Auburn is providing a more interactive approach for job seekers. “We’ve found over the last year or two t ...

New SEDCorp sessions create training, feedback opportunities

Two free programs in Roseville this month offer business owners some specialized training and the opportunity to participate in an exchange of ideas. Auburn’s Sierra Eco ...

SEDCorp launches regional broadband initiative

At the Sierra Economic Development Corporation in Auburn, CEO Brent Smith is on a mission. He’d like to see broadband available to every household in his four-and-a-half county ...

Local job seekers face strong competition

With a tough economy and a competitive market, local job seekers may be hitting some road blocks when it comes to employment. One Auburn man said although he is still looking for ...

Employers get a break on hiring, training costs

Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board has provided funding to employers for on-the-job training since passage of the Recovery Act of 2009. But a recent change boosts that fundin ...

Recovery Act funding assisting businesses, job seekers

Nearly a year and a half after enactment of the American Recovery and Investment Act, the Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board is still dispersing its share of the federal fund ...

New collaboration serves job seekers, businesses

Local job seekers and employers can look to some new support services with the launch of Golden Sierra Business Connections. The collaborative effort between the California Employ ...

Connections center moves to bigger facility

By Gloria Young Journal Staff Writer Auburn’s Connections one-stop career center has a new office. The Golden Sierra Job Training Agency and its job-search component complete ...