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Valley Hackathon showcases local tech industry talent in Downtown Stockton

Valley Hackathon showcases local tech industry talent in Downtown Stockton

By BEN SANCHEZ Business Journal Writer STOCKTON — Huddle Cowork hosted the first Valley Hackathon in Downtown Stockton on Sept. 23. Nate Bunney, owner of Inventaweb, spearheaded the project a…

Department of Labor: Employment to reach 167M by 2026

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently projected employment to increase by 11.5 million in the next decade. On Oct. 24, the BLS released a projection…

Wells Fargo invests $370,000 in Central Valley job creation

Business Journal Staff Thirteen Central Valley nonprofit workforce development organizations are benefitting from an investment grant via Wells Fargo and Company. One of those organizations is the Valley Sierra Small…

Trü Hope Youth Summit brings motivation, job fair to Stockton students

Trü Hope Youth Summit brings motivation, job fair to Stockton students

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor STOCKTON—Thousands of students from throughout San Joaquin County arrived at the Stockton Arena to hear messages of hope and encouragement. The Trü Hope Youth…

Center for Business and Policy Research publishes economic forecast

Unemployment will dip as the labor force grows, construction will increase and California’s population growth will remain below 1 percent, according to a recent economic forecast. The Center for Business…

WorkNet connects workers with jobs, employers with skilled labor

WorkNet connects workers with jobs, employers with skilled labor

By NORA HESTON TARTE Business Journal Writer [email protected] San Joaquin County WorkNet is in the business of helping people. The San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department-run agency creates…

Amazon to open distribution facility in South Stockton

Amazon to open distribution facility in South Stockton

STOCKTON–The City Council announced that online retail giant Amazon will be opening a 600,000-square-foot facility. About 1,000 jobs will be created because of the new facility in an area some…

EDD releases unemployment numbers for July

The Employment Development Department released job data today, showing an increase over the previous month for certain areas in the Central Valley region. San Joaquin County showed unemployment at 7.7…

Caltrans hiring for 1,100 positions

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is holding a career fair to hire for a multitude of jobs. An estimated 1,100 positions are looking to be filled. On August 21,…

Cal/OSHA urging businesses to keep eye on heat illness symptoms

Cal/OSHA urging businesses to keep eye on heat illness symptoms

Temperatures are spiking as August makes its debut across the Central Valley. Cal/OSHA is reminding employers and their employees to keep an eye out for heat illness symptoms. Being exposed…

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