Jobs & Small Business

Florist and Greenhouse  Addison at (now) Shattuck c1890
Florist and Greenhouse Addison at (now)Shattuck c1890

If you are looking for a job, we have a several resources for you. Check our calendar regularly for drop in Job Counseling and Resume Writing workshops or try our online resources (below), including JobScout to find a job or Learn A Test to prepare for one.

If you are thinking of a small business, we offer access to several online resources.

Career Exploration

Business Legal Assistance

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Free one-on-one advising and free seminars and trainings for small and medium-size businesses: business plans, marketing, sales, taxes, accounting, loans, technology, etc, to improve opportunities for small businesses throughout Alameda County.

Includes license and permit information.

Data Axle Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) provides basic information on more than 24 million businesses and more than 262 million consumers in the US and Canada.

  • Search for jobs, location, and industry
  • Find new business opportunities
  • Research executives & companies worldwide
  • Track down addresses and phone numbers
  • Locate out-of-town companies
  • Profile a neighborhood, city or state

This video will show you more!

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Access free legal information including:

Accident Claims


Buying a House


Getting a Green Card

Human Resources

Living Trusts


Personal Injury

Rental Agreements

Selling a House


Includes access to many full-text Nolo books!

Also, download and print free Federal and State legal forms.