During the height of the recent Great Recession, the unemployment rate in the Sacramento area was roughly 14 percent.
“The economy is improving, sales are up,” says Terri Carpenter of the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency.
A $6 million grant will help retrain recently laid off workers in the Sacramento region and help them get them back on the job.
For those looking for work, times can be bleak. Many of those looking for work are not aware of all that is offered in the Sacramento area. Following is a list of places that can help in your job search.
Those returning home to Sacramento from military service may find an especially receptive job market.
Unemployment in California now tops 12 percent, making it the second worst in the nation. But there are jobs out there, they’re just ones few people want.