Career preparation

Career preparation involves gaining work experience, education, and training. Alameda County has resources to support your career development and mobility.

Career Essentials for You and the Organization (Three Day Training Series)

You own your career; the organization owns the jobs. Learn how to plan and develop your career to best meet your own personal development goals and how to always be an essential part of the organization.


Did you know that people who use their strengths daily are six times more likely to be engaged, satisfied, and productive on the job and less likely to experience stress or anxiety? In this half-day class, you will use the StrengthsFinder assessment to discover your natural talents and special interests. Through reflection, discussions, and group activities, you will begin to understand how to articulate and apply your unique value in a way that is deeper than the stereotypical phrases we often use to describe ourselves.