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Ventura County Works

Sep 2, 2020

On April 24th Governor Newsom announced that the Employment Development Department or EDD and the Labor & Workforce Development Agency have awarded $10 million to be shared among 42 WDB areas. The WDB of Ventura County was awarded $450,000 from that fund to provide assistance to dislocated workers and layoff aversion...


Aug 14, 2020

Trudy Tuttle Arriaga, Ed.D, Associate Dean of Equity and Outreach, Program Director at Cal Lutheran University, joins the program to discuss equity and diversity as they relate to workforce development. Discover how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequities, and how organizations can be part of the...


Aug 5, 2020

In this episode, originally recorded as a "Workforce Wednesday" segment for KVTA radio, Lead Manufacturing Faculty, John Clark, discusses How Ventura College is Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis by offering hybrid online/in-person course training in the discipline of advanced manufacturing. 


Jul 13, 2020

Peter Zierhut, Vice President, Outside Operations for Haas Automation, Inc., and Vice Chair of the Ventura County Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss how Haas Automation was able to continue their operations in a safe manner, and how they have pivoted to survive and thrive during times...


Jul 13, 2020

Tracy Perez, Market Manager – Serving Ventura County for Manpower and board chair for the Ventura County Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss the work that Manpower does and their connection to the workforce industry. Discover the biggest challenges that job seekers and businesses are facing, and...