Posted Friday, August 28th, 2020
Morris-Sussex-Warren Workforce Development Board Seeks to Assist Biz Community
Valuable services and resources designed to support business recovery for employers as they adapt operations and readjust their workplaces to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered by the Morris-Sussex-Warren Workforce Development Board.
The board can advise help businesses on finding employees with unique skills, covering costs of employee training, re-tooling your workplace, and other important items.
The Morris-Sussex-Warren Workforce Development Board is responsible for planning, policy guidance and oversight of the workforce development system in the three-county region of Northwest New Jersey.
For information on services, contact Beth Rodgers, Associate Director of Business Services at 973-631-5145 or [email protected]
REMOTE BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES
WHERE CAN I FIND EMPLOYEES WITH SPECIAL SKILLS?
Recruitment and Hiring Initiatives
Virtual meetings to discuss business needs
Assistance with job posting and talent search- local, state and national labor market exchange https://newjersey.usnlx.com
Recruitment & marketing events to jobseekers
Virtual Job Fairs – Promotion to jobseekers
CAN YOU HELP ME WITH THE COSTS OF HIRING?
Partially Paid Salaries
To help cover the costs of OJT training for new hires. We’ll reimburse you up to 50% of the salary for up to 6 months
CAN YOU HELP ME WTH COSTS FOR TRAINING MY EMPLOYEES?
Funding is available to support training
Initiatives for upskilling/cross-training
Growth and competitiveness
WHAT ELSE MIGHT STRENGTHEN MY WORKFORCE?
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Receive a federal tax credit to hire employees with employment barriers including, but not limited to, the disabled, certain veterans and general assistance recipients.
Other support services:
New Jersey Career Connections: Comprehensive support for employers and jobseekers: https://careerconnections.nj.gov/careerconnections/for_businesses.shtml
Employers in critical industries should submit information about openings with urgent hiring needs related to COVID19 at https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake