Workforce Investment Board
The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is responsible for providing planning and oversight for the comprehensive workforce investment program throughout the County, including the WIA programs provided through the PeninsulaWorks One-Stop Centers.
In partnership with the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, the WIB advises on workforce related issues that may affect the County, including recommendations on broader policy oriented approaches of local workforce development.
The Board includes representatives from small, medium and large business in the county, labor organizations, education, economic development, community based organizations and one-stop partners.
For More Information:
- About Us
- Workforce Investment Board Members
- WIB Board and Committee Meeting
- Workforce Research and Reports
- Eligible Training Providers List (ETPL)
- Monthly Labor Market Information (State & Federal Workforce)
- Bulletins and Policies
- Procurement Opportunities
Priority Industry Sectors
The WIB invests in a number of sector-based strategies, identifying resources and providing or brokering education, placement and training opportunities for residents tied to regional employers. Critical to such a demand-driven approach is the WIB facilitating important industry connections: convening industry, education and labor leaders around industry workforce issues and finding solutions that meet business needs and get people jobs.
Based on presence in the Region, job trends, opportunity for jobs expansion, and economic competitiveness of residents and businesses, our current Priority Industry Sectors include:
- Professional Services
- Information Technology
- Financial Services
- Transportation (+Warehousing & Utilities)
- All Pathways connected to Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM)
The following two qualify given their shear importance to the County and Region, while recognizing that they are more oriented toward youth and entry-level jobs:
For more information regarding the resources listed above, please refer to Workforce Initiatives.