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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.Remote Support Services Offered for County Businesses to Deal with COVID Crisis

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?

On-the-Job Training(OJT)

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?

Training/Re-tooling

Funding is available to support training

Existing Employees

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