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The Hidden Untapped Talent - Right Talent, Right Now

CCC Employer Advisory Council

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

The Hidden Untapped Talent - Right Talent, Right Now

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 Employers * Hiring Managers * HR * Recuiters


The Hidden Untapped Talent
Right Talent, Right Now


Speakers * Panel Discussions * Resources * Networking


Free Admission - Breakfast and Box Lunch Provided

Free DrawingAttend and enter for a chance to win a pair of roundtrip travel for two to any Southwest Airline destination within the Continental U.S., its territories and its possessions, including Puerto Rico.
Partners and Sponsors are excluded from entering the drawing. Must be present to win.

 Wednesday, October 9, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast, 12:00 p.m. Box Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. More Networking


Hosted by the Contra Costa County   

Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County (WDBCCC)
Employer Advisory Council of the Employment Development Department (CCCEAC)



Over 150 companies, corporate, civic and community-based organization employers and leaders.
Local business and workforce resources from non-profits, companies and organizations
from the City, County, State, and Federal 

The Opportunities at the Forum 

Learn how to access the hidden talent:

  • An untapped talent pool of motivated workers looking for a career change, entering a-new, starting young, restarting as seniors young-at-heart, and overcoming barriers.
  • Talented jobseekers from a wide range of sources such as the outsourced, Veterans, Re-entry, people with disability, vocational trained youth, and re-skillied seniors.
  • A ready workforce with skilled training, professional development and personal drive to make a difference.

Learn about the benefits of hiring the aspiring workforce:

  • Tax credits, bonds, subsidies, business advising and business development
  • Expert training and advice on business and employment best practices, guidelines, and compliance
  • On-the-job supprt and business advising
  • Mostly at no cost

The Speakers and Panelists

  • Our Speakers and Panelists include the following and more:
    • Employers from who will give you real world examples of how to deal with the many complexities of finding and hiring skilled workers. The panelists are from diverse industries and sizes with a common goal to develop a great workforce in their organization. 
    • Business Resources - SBDC, ETP, GoBiz, EAC, and more 
    • Provider Resources - DOR, Futures Build, EDD, WDB, CCWORKS, and more
  • Videos of Employees will share their journey, the skills they learned, the people who believed in them, the process they went through to get hired, and the job opportunity they were given to grow and develop personally and professionally.
  • With what the audience will learn, they will be inspired and equipped to access the hidden untapped talent, and the benefits that comes for all.

Meet our Keynote Speaker - Lady Idos 

  • Lady Idos is the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory, managed by the University of California. Lady is responsible for guiding the Lab to develop and execute a comprehensive IDEA strategy and program (for inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability) that is embedded in the organizational culture and aligns with the Lab’s research mission.


Thank You to Our Sponsors

  • City of Antioch, Pittsburg, Oakley and Brentwood
  • Chambers of Commerce of Antioch, Pittsburg, Oakley and Brentwood


Our Partners

  • Department of Rehabilitation
  • Futures Explored, Inc.
  • Mt. Diablo Adult Education
  • Adaptive Learning Center
  • State of California Employment Development Department 
  • East Bay Economic Development Alliance


For Information

  • Patience Ofodu * WDBCCC  * 925-671-4529 *
  • Jane Louie       * CCCEAC   * 415-601-6592 *


Thank you Elegant Eloquent for the great flyers.

Have questions about The Hidden Untapped Talent - Right Talent, Right Now? Contact CCC Employer Advisory Council

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When & Where

Antioch Community Center
4703 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA 94531

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

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CCC Employer Advisory Council

The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council is a non-profit organization. 

The Purpose of the Advisory Council is to:

  • To facilitate communication and support between EDD and employers to convey the services available, such as employment services, management aids, tax and unemployment insurance and other relevant information.
  • To host educational seminars, workshops and events
  • To sponsor scholarship and community programs and projects
  • To provide a forum for employers to network and share best practices

The Mission of the Advisory Council is to provide Bay Area employers with information and resources to enable them to operate more effectively and efficiently. 


Our Partner is the Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board brings together leaders from business, economic development, education, labor, community-based organizations, and public agencies to align a variety of resources and organizations to enhance the competitiveness of the local workforce and support economic vitality in our region. Our programs and services are designed to help: Job Seekers, Employers, Small Businesses, and Youth. 


Click here for more information on CCCEAC Membership

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