Employment Training & Development


Employment Training Panel

The Employment Training Panel (ETP) trains employees and may offer cash
reimbursements, which average $1,000 - $1,500, in respect of each employee trained a minimum of 40 hours and retained on a job for 90 days. ETP has paid more than $762 million in training funds since its inception, with more than 600,000 California workers trained.

65,000 California small businesses have been served. The Panel averages $70 - $100 million in training funds annually. Overall, there has been a return on investment of more than $5 for every $1 in ETP funds spent on training. Call (818) 755-1309 for more information.

Goodwill WorkSource and Career Resource Centers

Goodwill Southern California WorkSource and Career Resource Centers bring job seekers and employers together in one place.  Employers receive assistance finding candidates and screening prospective employees, and career seekers receive assistance in the following areas:

  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Access to Computer, Internet, Phone, Fax and Copier
  • Resume Writing
  • Computer and Skills Training
  • Interview Workshops
  • Financial management
  • Access to Community Resources
  • Text Books, Bus Passes, and other Work Tools
  • On-the-Job Training Opportunieies
  • Career Development and Job Leads
    Center San Gabriel WorkSource Center
    11635 E. Valley Blvd, Unit G
    El Monte, CA 91732
    Phone: (626) 258-0365

    LA Works

    LA Works in Irwindale is a One-Stop Workforce Development center that provides a wide range of professional services to businesses, including recruitment and staffing services, training and development, resource information, outplacement services and business retention.

    Skilled LA Works professionals can provide you with access to comprehensive career and labor market information, job placement and economic development information, performance, and program information on service providers and more.
    Call (626) 960-3964 for more information.

    Foothill WIB

    Foothill WIB (Workforce Investment Board) in Pasadena is a comprehensive One-Stop Career serving the San Gabriel Valley foothill cities; Arcadia, Duarte, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena, and the community of Altadena.

    The center offers resources and services to both employers and job seekers. Resources include: Computer lab, computer training lab, connection to CalJobs job match system, job seekers resource lab with computers, and workshop-conference rooms

    Call (626) 584-8387 for more information.


    The EDD’s (Employment Development) job service program serves the State’s 850,000 employers and about 1 million job seekers that register for services each year. CalJob’s computer based system, electronically cross-references qualified job applicants with employer’s job openings.