Survey from Express Employment Professionals: Harder for Employers to Fill Jobs

Express Employment Professionals released today new survey results revealing the increasing difficulty that employers face when trying to recruit and fill positions.
The findings come from a survey of 340 local businesses. Respondents were asked, “Currently, how easy is it for you to recruit and fill positions?”
Only three percent said “very easy,” while 29 percent said …

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The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in March:
O’Connor Pest Control
Kevin O’Connor
101 Cuyama Lane
Nipomo, CA 93444
(805) 925-8711
www.oconnorpest.com
Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estates
Noemi Zendejas
2963 Grand Ave Suite B
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 318-8600
www.biennacidoestate.com
J. Wilkes
Noemi Zendejas
2963 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 318-6680
www.jwilkes.com
Women’s Fund of Northern Santa Barbara County
Judy Martin
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 937-3576
www.wfnsbc.org
Dunn-Edwards …

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Mission City Fumigation donates services to Victory Outreach Church

Santa Maria Chamber member Mission City Fumigation of Santa Maria, in conjunction with other local companies, have donated their time and services to help fumigate Victory Outreach Church, located at 213 S. Oakley in Santa Maria.
Mission City Fumigation is owned by Ed and Mary Hernandez, and is the oldest fumigation company on the central coast. …

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Ribbon Cutting: Alex Ferrel Painting

Alex Ferrel been a painting contractor for 10 years now, but has only been in his Santa Maria location for about a year and a half now.
Whatever your painting needs may be, Alex Ferrel and his team are here to help! They specialize in four areas of painting: federal work (like military installations), residential, industrial and …

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Ribbon Cutting: Maya Mexican Restaurant

Maya Mexican Restaurant’s excellent food and service has stood the test of time in the local Santa Maria community. They recently celebrated their 50th year anniversary.
“It means a great deal to us,” said owner Teresa Paredes. “It means that we have succeeded through [this] economy. We strive to make sure we provide our customers with …

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