Find Your Workforce

Located 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena is an employment center for the region.  Pasadena has a diverse pool of human capital and draws talent from the world-class institutions of higher learning and research facilities that call the City of Roses home.

Availability of a skilled labor force is one of the top reasons companies choose to locate or expand in a particular city. To help you with your search, Pasadena is proud to partner with the following organizations to offer you resources to assist in your future investment.

Foothill Workforce Development Board

The Foothill Workforce Development Board (FWDB) builds relationships with businesses to understand their hiring needs and match qualified workers.  The FWDB also maintains close relationships with area schools and colleges to communicate the skills needed in the labor market.  For more information on the FWDB's programs and services, click here.

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San Gabriel Economic Valley PArtnership

Amongst its many focus areas, the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership (SGVEP) provides not business assistance and workforce development so that your company can grow and thrive. An excellent source of relevant intel is the SGVEP's 2018 San Gabriel Valley Economic Forecast Summit report available here. For more information about the SGVEP, click here.

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation

The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation's (LAEDC) Institute for Applied Science performs objective economic research as well as provides intelligence about specific industry clusters, labor force, and workforce development issues.  A wide variety of research reports can be found here. For more information about the LAEDC, click here.

LA County Economic Development

LA County Economic Development

Workforce Development and job training services are just a few examples of the types of business resource assistance offered by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Program.  Additional resources include a site locater tool, you can search for sites in Pasadena here. For more information about the LACEDP, click here.