and investment, the Demographics Division compiles a variety of reports on the demographics of Riverside County, its cities and communities. Demographic indicators explain the characteristics of human populations and population segments and are especially helpful when used to identify consumer markets. This information can be beneficial to businesses and governments in defining the demand or need for specific products and services in the area. For more information, please visit: Riverside County - Workforce Development Centers (WDC) Riverside County Workforce Development Centers have many services and programs available to businesses, all of which are free to utilize. Riverside County Office of Economic Development works in partnership with the Workforce Development to provide employment resources and assistance. Recruitment Services Our workforce team works with businesses to assist in finding skilled, qualified candidates. This includes pre-screening, candidate assessment and testing as well as posting job openings. Business Resources and Referrals The Workforce Development team offers a wide variety of resources and referrals to assist your business. Training Incentive Programs The Workforce Development Center also offers assistance in offsetting the costs of training new employees or retaining your existing employees. On The Job (OTJ) Training For businesses willing to hire and train new employees, Workforce Development Centers will reimburse a portion of wages to offset extraordinary costs of training and loss of productivity during training. Outplacement Services Resources and referrals are provided for businesses and workers affected by a layoff or closure. Labor Market Services Use the Workforce Development Centers as an asset

to access information about labor market trends, statistics and economic and demographic data. Human Resource Information and Resources Find information on HR-related topics, such as news, trends, employee policies and problem resolution. Government Resources Find information on federal programs such as OSHA, Social Security, IRS, wage reporting, labor statistics With the assistance of the Workforce Development Specialists, find out if you qualify for local, state, or federal tax incentives, like the Welfare-to-Work and Work Opportunity Tax Credits. For more information, visit: or contact the Workforce Development Center Business Solutions team at 951.955.3100 or TTY 951.955.9050, CA Relay 711. Small Business Development Consulting (SBDC) Riverside County has several small business development centers that offer no cost, business consulting, training and other resources in a variety of areas like start up assistance, debt and equity funding, attracting and retaining customers, product commercialization and more to aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners. Consultants are current and former small business owners, ready to assist you with even your most complex business needs. The SBDC team of financial experts assists in investigating your financing possibilities and safely packaging your loan. They can link you to their network of more than 100 funding institutions and aid you in choosing the best loan terms. They are ready to help your business start, grow and succeed. Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center UC Riverside EPIC Small Business Development Center - UC Riverside’s EPIC SBDC provides individualized support to early stage tech entrepreneurs and companies in the Inland Empire to grow their businesses at no cost. Services include specialized consulting, training programs and workshops, access to capital and commerce. Tax Incentives


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