The Solano Employment Connection is a proud partner of the America's Job Centers of CaliforniaSM Network

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the One-Stop?

One-Stop is part of a national initiative to combine employment, education, and training services into a coherent network of resources.  The Solano Employment Connection has 25 partners from Federal, State and County government, along with local and community based organizations linking job seekers with access to employment and training resources and linking employers to a variety of qualified applicants.
 
What types of services does the One-Stop offer?
The One-Stop offers employment resources and services specially customized to both job seekers and employers. Services include job search; skills workshops; computer and Internet access; online job postings; use of office equipment; employer's recruitments; and facilities for training classes and other recruiting events. For more information continue to browse this website.
 
Where can I find the locations of the other employment One-Stops?
Since the One-Stop system is part of a national initiative, One-Stops are located virtually in every county in every state.  Click here and type the city/state or zip code in the Search window at the top left corner of the page to access where other One-Stop Career Centers can be found.
 

Who should I contact for help starting a business?

One of our SEC partners, the Solano County Small Business Development Center can help with information. Click here for their contact information.

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I have a disability. Can someone help me access your services?
The Solano Employment Connection provides a Navigator in both of our One-Stops to assist job seekers. To find out more, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 707-863-3598. 
 
Is there a fee for the One-Stop services?
There is no charge for using the One-Stop's core services and facilities.
 
Are there eligibility requirements for using One-Stop services?
Services are available to Solano County residents age 18 and over, as well as youth between the ages of 16 and 21.
 
Where can I find Labor Market Information?
The Employment Development Department's (EDD) Labor Market Information Division (LMID) regularly collects, analyzes, and publishes information about California's labor markets. This information helps people understand California's economy and to make informed choices regarding potential careers. To go to that website click on LMID. There are two ways to reach labor market information from our website. The easiest way would be to click on the LMID link above, since you are here. Otherwise, you can go to the top of the website and click on the tab, “Skills Upgrade." Then click on the Labor Market Information section, it's the fourth section down, and choose the link from there.
 
How do I begin using services at the One-Stop Centers?
For a complete understanding of our comprehensive programs and services, we recommend attending a Gateway and browsing our website.  You can also visit either of our two One Stop Centers and meet with our staff about your job search or employee needs.   If you are job seeker, before you come in, you can print a membership application to bring with you. 
 
What workshops are available in the One-Stop Centers?
Our free-to-job-seekers' Career Mapping Sessions (workshops) can help you improve and update your job search, increase your potential, and become better prepared for your future.  For dates, descriptions and times of each session, please click on calendar above and choose our Fairfield or Vallejo locations.
 
How Can I Find Out About Job Openings?
Current job openings and announcements are posted in the SEC One-Stops. Click here to see our favorite search engines and the four steps to an Online Job Search. 
 
Where can I find a list of the key features of an occupation to use in creating my resume?
O*Net Online is an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. It provides information on the key words, knowledge, skills, abilities, activities and tasks of any occupation.

 

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