Job Seeker Services

We have free online resources as well as the friendly, helpful staff at the Smart Centers in Shasta and Trinity counties to assist you in your job search.

Typing Tests

Smart provides a one-minute practice and a five-minute typing test. Tester are given the opportunity to test twice daily. The best of the two scores obtained will be reflected on a certified certificate. On our certificates, we list your name, the Gross Words Per Minute, the # of errors, the Net Words Per Minute, and the date the test was administered. Our certified certificates are recognized by both the City of Redding and Anderson, as well as, the County of Shasta’s Personnel Office. Available in Redding and Weaverville! For more information call 530-245-1509.

Free Online Services

  1. Community Resources
  2. Job Seeker Services
  3. Searchable Job Listings

Free Services at  The Smart Center

Technology Come in and use one of our public computers for your job search. Fax machine, telephone, copier and printer are also available for use in your job search – at no cost.
CalJOBS Register into CalJOBS, EDD’s computerized job system. Create a CalJOBS resume that can be viewed by employers and used for Job Match. Search CalJOBS for job opportunities in Shasta County and all over California.
Resumes Create a professional looking resume using our WinWay Resume Software.
Job Postings We have job listings and applications for employment with the City, County, State and Federal government, and many other local employers.
Newspaper Classifieds View the classified listings for our local newspaper, as well as many large city papers, from our easy-to-use computers.
Brochures & Flyers Vocational training, employment opportunities, child care services, transportation, housing, local programs, self-employment, and more… Help yourself to the brochures and flyers in our lobby.
Typing Tests Do you need a certificate to verify your typing speed? We will set up and administer a typing test. No fee.
10 Key Tests Do you need a 10 Key certificate? We will set up and administer the test. No fee.
Labor Market Information We have local, statewide and national labor market information. Find out what jobs are growing and the usual salary ranges.
 

Get Smart Updates

Want valuable news and info from Smart Center? Sign up for our newsletter and job alerts today and we’ll send you fresh updates on new jobs listings, workshops, and more!

Job Alerts Sign Up  

Upcoming Events

  • Become Computer Savvy and Learn Email Etiquette

    Topics include: Saving your documents, using ...

  • Become Computer Savvy and Learn Email Etiquette

    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - Monday, Oct 16, 2017

    Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

    Topics include: Saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.

    Thumbnail Image

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer St.
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00

    Intro to Microsoft Word and Excel

    Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    Expand your knowledge of the MS Word program in this basic skills workshop. Get a better understanding of how to use this common word processor, including: understand the ribbon, creating and editing documents, formatting and printing documents, and more.

    Learn how to use Microsoft's electronic spreadsheet program in this beginning workshop.  We will go over basic terminology, the ribbon, spreadsheet tools, navigating the spreadsheet, selecting cells and ranges, basic formulas, and entering data to create a simple spreadsheet. 

    Designed for those who have basic computer skills, but little to no experience with the Microsoft Excel and Word.
    Thumbnail Image

    Location


    Smart Business Resource Center
    1201 Placer Street
    Redding, CA 96001

    Event Fees:


    $ 0.00 Seat

    Resumes, On-line Job Application Process & LinkedIn

    Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 -

    Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    Learn tips for completing resumes. This workshop will provide an overview of the most effective resume. Learn how to convert documents from a resume program into different programs. The workshop will review tips and tricks to make your resume stand out to employers.

     

    Learn tips for completing online job applications. This workshop will provide an overview of

                Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and will provide tips for taking online employment tests. The

                workshop will review sample test questions. We will cover setting up a LinkedIn account and how

                to use this to market yourself and network with other professionals. 


      Thumbnail Image

      Location


      Smart Business Resource Center
      1201 Placer Street
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Seat

    • Intro to Microsoft Word and Excel

      Expand your knowledge of the MS Word program in this basic skills workshop. Get a ...

    • Become Computer Savvy and Learn Email Etiquette

      Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - Monday, Oct 16, 2017

      Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

      Topics include: Saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.

      Thumbnail Image

      Location


      Smart Business Resource Center
      1201 Placer St.
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00

      Intro to Microsoft Word and Excel

      Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 -

      Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

      Expand your knowledge of the MS Word program in this basic skills workshop. Get a better understanding of how to use this common word processor, including: understand the ribbon, creating and editing documents, formatting and printing documents, and more.

      Learn how to use Microsoft's electronic spreadsheet program in this beginning workshop.  We will go over basic terminology, the ribbon, spreadsheet tools, navigating the spreadsheet, selecting cells and ranges, basic formulas, and entering data to create a simple spreadsheet. 

      Designed for those who have basic computer skills, but little to no experience with the Microsoft Excel and Word.
      Thumbnail Image

      Location


      Smart Business Resource Center
      1201 Placer Street
      Redding, CA 96001

      Event Fees:


      $ 0.00 Seat

      Resumes, On-line Job Application Process & LinkedIn

      Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 -

      Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

      Learn tips for completing resumes. This workshop will provide an overview of the most effective resume. Learn how to convert documents from a resume program into different programs. The workshop will review tips and tricks to make your resume stand out to employers.

       

      Learn tips for completing online job applications. This workshop will provide an overview of

                  Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and will provide tips for taking online employment tests. The

                  workshop will review sample test questions. We will cover setting up a LinkedIn account and how

                  to use this to market yourself and network with other professionals. 


        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer Street
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Seat

      • Resumes, On-line Job Application Process & LinkedIn

        Learn tips for completing resumes. This workshop will provide an overview of ...

      • Become Computer Savvy and Learn Email Etiquette

        Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - Monday, Oct 16, 2017

        Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

        Topics include: Saving your documents, using an Internet browsing program, printing information from a website, navigating the Smart website, and using your email to upload a resume.

        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer St.
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00

        Intro to Microsoft Word and Excel

        Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 -

        Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

        Expand your knowledge of the MS Word program in this basic skills workshop. Get a better understanding of how to use this common word processor, including: understand the ribbon, creating and editing documents, formatting and printing documents, and more.

        Learn how to use Microsoft's electronic spreadsheet program in this beginning workshop.  We will go over basic terminology, the ribbon, spreadsheet tools, navigating the spreadsheet, selecting cells and ranges, basic formulas, and entering data to create a simple spreadsheet. 

        Designed for those who have basic computer skills, but little to no experience with the Microsoft Excel and Word.
        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer Street
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Seat

        Resumes, On-line Job Application Process & LinkedIn

        Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 -

        Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

        Learn tips for completing resumes. This workshop will provide an overview of the most effective resume. Learn how to convert documents from a resume program into different programs. The workshop will review tips and tricks to make your resume stand out to employers.

         

        Learn tips for completing online job applications. This workshop will provide an overview of

                    Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and will provide tips for taking online employment tests. The

                    workshop will review sample test questions. We will cover setting up a LinkedIn account and how

                    to use this to market yourself and network with other professionals. 


        Thumbnail Image

        Location


        Smart Business Resource Center
        1201 Placer Street
        Redding, CA 96001

        Event Fees:


        $ 0.00 Seat

      Recent News & Updates

      Recent Job Listings