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What can SkillSource Centers and The NVWIB do for you?

Northern Virginia is home to 1.7 million people and thousands of businesses and has evolved into one of the nation's liveliest centers of commerce as measured by job creation, new business formation, residential and commercial construction and retail sales. Opportunities abound for business, education, and employment. Culturally and ethnically diverse, Northern Virginia is a great place to live, work and do business.

The Employer Solutions Team provides free expertise services for your business needs. Complete the Inquiry Form to get started immediately.

 

The Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board is pleased to introduce our new Northern Virginia Business Services Guide
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This guide summarizes the many services that your business can utilize through the Northern Virginia SkillSource Centers in recruiting, hiring and retaining an outstanding workforce. The SkillSource is an investment in companies and job seekers - no financial strings are attached. We guarantee that you will find our staff accessible, courteous, and responsive. Please click on the links below to learn more on the many services we have to offer.

 

 
Download PDF For Full View of Business Guide Folder Click Here
Download PDF Training
Download PDF On-The-Job Training Subsidies
Download PDF Rapid Response Services for Employers
Download PDF Onsite Recruitment and Placement Assistance
Download PDF Federal Bonding Program
Download PDF Employer Tax Credits Information
Download PDF Center For Business Planning And Development
Download PDF Virginia Worker Retraining Tax Credit
Download PDF Incumbent Worker Training
Download PDF Transitional Work Experience Program

The Northern Virginia Workforce Board has On-The-Job Training Wage Subsidy Program to Support Regional Employers

Effective January 20, 2004, the Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board began utilizing On-The-Job Training wage subsidies to support regional employers in hiring and training local workers. These wage subsidies can be used among a number of regional industry clusters and can support up to 50% of the new worker's wages for up to three (3) months. For more information about the new OJT Wage Subsidy Program, contact the NVWIB Executive Director, David Hunn, at (703) 752-1606 or email at david.hunn@myskillsource.org.

Download PDF Copies of the NVWIB OJT Contract, the Matrix of Authorized Payment Levels and the Listing of Procedures for OJT Agreement Approvals for information, review and action.

Background

The Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Area was formed by seven counties and cities (Fairfax, Fairfax City, City of Falls Church, Loudoun, Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park) under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. The Workforce Investment Board administers the federally funded employment & training program, which serve adults and families (economically disadvantaged) and other eligible workers who have lost their jobs. The Workforce Investment Area supports public/private partnerships involving local government, business and industry, labor, education and training institutions, employment services, and community support organizations.

Center for Business Planning and Development is in Annandale, Virginia. Find out more by clicking here.

Services Provided to Employers

  • Placement and Staffing
  • Business Service Center
  • Northern Virginia Labor Market Information System
  • Job Posting
  • Resume Bank
  • Federal Bonding Program

The Northern Virginia Labor Market Information System was based on the 2005 Regional survey of employers in the Northern Virginia Business community. It was created to provide employers with valuable information about skill sets, labor market trends and salary infromation to help them find the right candidates to fit their needs. Free to use and a valuable resouce.

Services Provided to Those Starting a Business

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Employing Northern Virginia Through Entrepreneurship – is a program designed to assist Workforce Investment Act (WIA) eligible adults and dislocated job seekers (ages 18 and up), particularly veterans, start their own business in Northern Virginia. This program is one of three workforce regions in Virginia (the other two regions are Richmond and Hampton Roads) working under the U.S. Department of Labor grant, Virginia Employment through Entrepreneurship Consortium (VETEC).

Contact your local One-Stop office.