Posts Tagged ‘employment’

Nutiva hosts grand opening

Terry Harris spent the last four years bouncing between temp agencies and commuting to the South Bay to find work, never able to find a full-time job. Then Nutiva, an organic “superfood” company, arrived in Richmond and started hiring Richmond residents – including Harris, a forklift operator. Now, he said, he can ride his bike…

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Ready to work: Sonia Aguilera

Ready To Work is a new series of profiles featuring people in Richmond who are looking for jobs. With unemployment at 18.5 percent, Richmond has a rich array of untapped skills among the city’s residents. In this and coming stories, Richmond Confidential focuses on the people and possibilities in the city’s economy. Meet Sonia Aguilera.

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New youth jobs program hailed

It was a small, understated presentation, but for many of the young people on hand it was a big part of their lives. The ceremony was for the Richmond Youth Corps, a new city jobs program that provides part-time work for Richmond residents ages 17-24.

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