Workforce

Time and again, companies locating in Silicon Valley cite the quality of the workforce as the key factor in their location decision. Our workforce of 1.2 million is among the most productive, best educated and diverse in the U.S.

Our region is supported by workforce development boards with extensive experience in responding to the ever-changing needs of dynamic, highly innovative businesses. For assistance with staffing and recruitment, employee training and retention, and labor market information, visit:

Alameda County Workforce Development Board
NOVA (Northern Santa Clara County/San Mateo County WDB)
Santa Cruz County WDB
work2future (Southern Santa Clara County WDB)