The Hidden Untapped Talent – Comes with Benefits


Wednesday, November 7, 2018
:00 a.m. Breakfast Network, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Program

Willow Pass Community Center
2748 E. Olivera Road, Concord, CA 94519

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Speakers * Panelists * Resources * Network Forum

Free Admission – Breakfast  Provided

Hosted by: 
Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council (CCCEAC)
Workforce Development Board, Contra Costa County (WDBCCC)

Over 100 companies, corporate, civic and community-based organization employers and leaders

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 they’re young-at-heart, overcoming disabilities and distractions.

Talent from a wide range of sources such as the outsourced, career seekers, job transitioners, Veterans, the re-entry, the rehabilitated, vocational training programs for the young, re-skilling programs for the young-at-heart

A ready workforce with skilled training, personal and professional development

*  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

At mostly no cost

The Speakers and Panelists

Our Speakers and Panelists include Employers from Safeway, Whole Foods, California Spa, D&D Security, and Allied Universal 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.

Representatives from the Workforce Development Board and the Employer Advisory Council of the Employment Development Department and their Partners will be there talk about the Benefits of Hiring.

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.

Featured Speakers include:

  • Safeway
  • Checkr
  • Whole Foods
  • Allied International
  • California Spa Services
  • D&D Security

 Thank You To Our Sponsors

  • City of Concord
  • Checkr
  • State of California Employment Development Department
  • Department of Conservation and Development, Contra Costa County
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce

For information on attending and booths:

  • Jane Louie            * CCCEAC   * 415.601.6592 *
  • Patience Ofodu * WDBCCC * 925.671.4560 *


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2016 Membership Drive


Please join us for our 2016 membership drive!!!

The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council
in partnership with

The California Employment Development Department
The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council
Our Annual Membership Drive
Join Now!!

Seminar fees are $30 less for members.
As a member, your membership fee is covered by attending just two seminars.
Membership dues are paid annually and the year runs from January through December. Seminar meetings are local. One fee covers the entire company, not just the individual.

o Membership in the California Employer Advisory Council
o Management Hotline for your labor and employment law questions
o Access to a Labor Market Consultant (LMI)
o 20% Discount on compliance poster products
o Annual scholarships awarded to members to support continuing education
o Business marketing and networking opportunities
o Continuing education breakfast seminars for management and HR professionals
o Information on free EDD programs for companies
o Contact with a local EDD liaison for easy access for questions and resources
o Volunteer opportunities

For membership information, contact Terri Carter, Membership Chair, 925-849-8403 or, or Lew Gossage, Coordinator, 925-602-0134,

Apply for Contra Costa County EAC Membership Here

For membership information, contacting link:

Pay Here

2016 Seminar Schedule*
January – Annual Labor & Employment Law Update
February –
March –
April – Sexual Harassment Prevention
May –
June – No seminar scheduled
July – Midyear Legislative Update
August – No seminar scheduled
September –
October –
November – No seminar scheduled
December – Membership Appreciation Event

The above schedule is subject to change.
For additional information regarding seminars or membership, visit

Contra Costa County EAC (CCCEAC), P.O. Box 23312, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Please visit for addtional ifnformation
This employer seminar is provided for educational and informational purposes only. It does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) or by the Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council (CCCEAC). Aside from staff designated to represent the EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the materials provided during this event.

The EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services, aids, and/or alternate formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 925-602-0134 (voice). TTY users please call the California Relay Service at 711.

Difficult Employees: Can’t we all just get along?


Please join us on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, for our seminar entitled: Difficult Employees: Can’t we all just get along?

Certificates of attendance will be available upon request.




The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council

in partnership with

 The California Employment Development Department


   Difficult Employees: Can’t we all just get along?

Jody Bagno-Dill

 Jazz Business Consulting

Apply for Contra Costa County EAC Membership Here

For membership information, contacting link:

Pay Here

“Work would be so easy if it weren’t for the people I have to deal with.” If you have ever said or thought that, this breakfast is for you.  Our speaker, Jody Bagno-Dill will be helping you resolve the people-issues that hijack productivity, profitability and suck the joy out of the workplace environment.  You’ll learn the answers to:

 Can you inspire difficult people to change? And if so, where do you begin?

  • How, when and where should you have the hard conversations.
  • Are you protecting  your “good” people adequately?
  • What is tolerating unacceptable behavior costing you and your organization?
  • Is it time to end their employment status with your company?
  • How to build the environment and culture of the ideal workplace.

Speaker: Jody Bagno-Dill 

 Jody’s area of expertise comes from working as a strategist and executive coach to CEOs and directors in helping them create and implement strategies for growth. Several of Jody’s clients have won national awards and recognition in the last few years.  With a background in management, marketing and sales, Jody has had the privilege of serving clients such as John Muir Health, Crowne Plaza Hotels, Infineon Raceway, Heffernan Insurance, Payroll Systems and UC Davis.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Concord Hilton

1970 Diamond Blvd.

Concord, CA 94520

Check-in: 7:30 a.m.

Program: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Cost: $35 for members, $50 for nonmembers