SB Co. workforce board helps businesses recruit employees

   The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping Four Points by Sheraton and Lowe’s home improvement store expand their businesses in San Bernardino County by providing free recruitment, hiring, office space and other services.  These services are saving money for both companies and aiding in the creation of 150 new local jobs for county residents. 

   Lowe’s plans to open a store in Highland in late November.  The Workforce Investment Board assisted in the recruitment of 125 employees by screening applicants, coordinating interviews, posting open positions on its county Web site and providing labor market, employment salary and demographic information.

   Four Points by Sheraton is preparing to open a new hotel in Rancho Cucamonga.  The workforce investment board is currently assisting by providing their staff with office facilities free of charge. Once ready, Four Points by Sheraton management will utilize the workforce investment board’s services to recruit 30 to 40 workers for positions including the front desk, restaurant and lounge and other positions at the hotel.

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