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Business Services

Training a sustainable workforce to meet the needs of employers is a key role of WIB-KC. 

 

To assist employers with hiring and maintaining an educated, skilled workforce we offer the following services:

 

Customized Training – You tell us the skills needed for your employees, we’ll work with educators to create those programs or link you with institutions who already have those programs in place.


On-the-Job Training – Similar to a “learn and earn” program, participants train to acquire new skills while also earning wages and benefits as an employee.  This helps employers by being reimbursed for a part of the participant’s wages during training while having the services of a full-time employee.  It helps the participant develop new skills to be a more productive and marketable employee.


Transitional Jobs- For employers providing temporary employment for individuals with barriers to employment, we will pay 100% wages earned for up to 16 weeks. 


Incumbent Worker Training - Does your staff need a new certification or training?  We can assist you with your training costs.


Rapid Response – Rapid Response is a service provided by WorkForce WV and several partner agencies, including WIB-KC, when a dislocation occurs.  The Rapid Response team plan and deliver services to enable dislocated workers to transition to new employment as quickly as possible.  Services provided by the Rapid Response team include:

  • Meetings providing an overview of available re-employment and transition services
  • Workshops on resume writing, surviving a layoff, etc.
  • Group unemployment claim-taking sessions. 


Free Fidelity Bonding Program – In West Virginia, the Federal Bonding Program is a joint effort between WorkForce WV and the U.S. Department of Labor. Fidelity bonds are free of charge for any employee or employer. They can be used for any job, any employer and by any job seeker if there are any barriers to employment present. To learn more about the Free Fidelity Bonding Program: www.bonds4jobs.com or contact your local American Job Center.

Learn More

To learn more about these programs and more, contact:


Nick Nunnery

Business Services Representative  nnunnery@region3wibkc.org