Are you looking for great employees? Are you moving your business to Virginia? Are you looking for ways to educate the workers you have? The Virginia Workforce Network can connect you to statewide resources to help you find employes and help in their training. Click each section header for more information.
Virginia’s One Stop Career Centers are physical locations across the state where job seekers can visit to receive assistance with core employment services (including job search and placement assistance, access to computers, telephones, fax and copy machines, resume and cover letter development, employment-related workshops) and intensive services (including assessments and career counseling), and training and career education services to those who are eligible.
Employers and workers facing closures and layoffs can benefit from the Rapid Response program funded through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) statewide funding and operated by Virginia’s Community Colleges. The mission of the Rapid Response program is to deliver customized services to employers who are restructuring their organizations or closing facilities. Services are delivered in a time and place convenient to the impacted workers.
Virginia Employment Commission offers comprehensive Labor Market Information (LMI) tools to provide more information on unemployment, labor force, industry, demographic and indicators.
Virginia’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is an assessment-based credential endorsed by Governor McDonnell that gives employers and career seekers a uniform measure of key workplace skills. The opportunity to earn a CRC is available through Virginia’s Community Colleges and local One-Stop Centers.