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|Lares Research employees design and manufacture dental lasers and handpieces.|
Employers can draw skilled employees from a five-county area labor force of approximately 220,000 within a 60-mile radius.
California State University, Chico and Butte College provide a steady stream (approximately 40,000 students live in the area) of part-time workers, interns, and graduates ready for full-time employment who wish to stay in Chico.
The region’s lower cost of living, good housing market, and high quality of life make it easy to attract and recruit workers from the Bay Area and Southern California markets.