Employment Resources


The search for the perfect job is only half the battle. Preparing to make an excellent first impression and prepare for the interview is the next step. You are not alone in this process! Take a look at the variety of resources available to help you every step of the way.

Humboldt State University Academic and Career Advising Center

Their advisors help students connect their campus experience to future careers all while guiding them through timely degree completion. They actively engage campus partners in assisting students to achieve their academic and career goals. (Available to HSU students only.)

Humboldt State University: Center for Community Based Learning

The HSU Center for Community Based Learning works to support students in their academic and career development and allows them to gain valuable hands on experience. In addition to workshops on resume building, job searching, and cover letters, Operate HSU’s Job Board, and run Career Clothing Closets, which and offer professional attire to students at no cost.

College of the Redwoods: Workforce and Community Education

This program provides a wide range of classes, programs, trainings and workshops as short-term workforce training and/or lifelong learning opportunities. These not-for-credit classes are designed to develop professional skills, enhance career opportunities and enrich personal growth. Current courses include vocational/career technical classes, business courses, and health care classes.

Humboldt Employment Training Division

The Employment Training Division (ETD) provides a comprehensive range of workforce services to benefit job seekers as well as employers and their staff. They provide customized services for adults, laid-off workers, veterans, individuals with disabilities, youth 16 to 24, and adults 55 and older. Services include labor matching between job seekers and employers, job posting assistance, job recruitment and job fairs for employers, local labor market information, job readiness workshops, job search assistance and workshops, individual vocational counseling, vocational assessments and job training programs. Workshops and appointments are offered at the Employment Resource Center in Eureka, The TAY Drop-in Center in Eureka or at public locations around the County. Transportation assistance is provided.

Sequoia Personnel Services

Sequoia Personnel Services is far northern California’s premier provider of staffing and human resource services. These include temporary help, permanent hiring, executive search and human resource management consulting. Through an interview, they get to know you and your skills, and then match your skills, talents, and personality with the right employer. There is no fee for job seekers for this service. 

Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals is one of the top staffing companies in the U. S. and Canada. Every day, they help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses. Whether you’re looking for a short-term job to supplement your income or you’re building a new career, they offer the flexibility to work the way you want, and you’ll never pay a fee to Express for their services and support.

The Job Market 

The Job Market provides services to all adults and dislocated workers (unemployed/laid-off) including veterans, youth, older adults and just the general job seeker as well. We also assist businesses with their hiring needs.

California Community Colleges “Doing What Matters” 

The California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework invests funding and resources in industry sectors that are key to California’s economic growth. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are critical to California’s economic development as contributors to innovation and new job growth. The Business & Entrepreneurship Sector collaborates with industry and education to improve and expand business and entrepreneurial curriculum. The end result is a job-ready workforce and entrepreneurial leaders to ensure California’s economic growth and global competitiveness. The Far North Deputy Sector Navigator for Business & Entrepreneurship, Angela Cordell, can be reached at acordell@shastacollege.edu.