Golden Sierra can assist you in gaining valuable work experience.
We have relationships with many area businesses who offer specialized training. If you are currently in school, we can help you further your career goals over the summer with an internship or paid work experience.
For young people who are out of school, we can help you find on the job training to learn a trade and get started on your career. We can also help you get scholarships to local accredited educational programs for career training.
Contact your local center to find out more.
When we needed to add scanning technicians for our business to meet a big project deadline, they provided us with prescreened applicants. We were able to finish that project on time and under budget thanks to Golden Sierra and the various programs like WEX and OJT they offered. We acquired some excellent workers and even though our work has slowed down for now, we still have one of the workers working for us full time. She is a great worker and we are happy to have her as part of our full time team.
I’m looking forward to participating in the WEX program again not only for technical interns but for other positions for my growing company.
I was able to find an IT intern through their service. We are nearing the end of the internship and it was rewarding for everyone. He’s decided to go to school to get a degree in IT administration, which is a big win for all involved.
Candidates placed by Golden Sierra are hardworking individuals who stay on-task, are willing to learn new skills and desire to be a positive member of our work team.
We have two employees who graduated from the OJT Program, our office manager who is going on four years and a computer technician who has been here for 1 ½ years. Golden Sierra posted a job description for a Business Services Independent Contractor. Within a few days we had 10 applicants to interview and employed a highly qualified person from the group.
Our experience with Golden Sierra has been more than excellent. The staff are professional, well organized, and make super use of their resources.
In a nutshell, Golden Sierra made participation in the program unexpectedly easy for employers, which was a huge relief for me as a small business owner. What I didn’t appreciate until later in the process was how much the reimbursement actually helped to offset the cost of training a new employee, particularly a first employee.
They carefully matched their students to our job specifications and provided excellent support for everyone throughout the internship. We had the opportunity to work with very talented, excited interns and provided them some great real life experience. We’re looking forward to working with Golden Sierra again.
[Golden Sierra has] been extremely helpful over the last year in our hiring needs. They helped me with a Hiring Event, they did it all. Advertised, took reservation, came early to set up and check the applicant in and cleaned up. We received 20 resumes from that event. 12 of which we had or will have for interviews.
The prompt manner in which Golden Sierra helped us locate a new hire was awesome!