How do I find workers?

The resources below will assist you in finding new employees and training your current employees.

Virginia Employment Commission


Post a Job or Find a Candidate
-  How to Register for the Virginia Workforce Connection
-  How to find STEM Interns? 
-  Employer Registration and Job Posting Policy
-   **Hire a Veteran**
-  Employment Law Guide


Employer Assistance / Incentives 
-  Recruiting Solutions for Employers
-  Business and Economic Development Team
-  Work Opportunity Tax Credit
-  On the Job Training
-  Rural Services
-  State Monitor Advocate
-  Foreign Labor Certification Program
-  Rapid Response - WARN Notices


SBDC/Small Business Development Center
Small business owners and entrepreneurs obtain assistance in business planning, start-ups, marketing and financing at this office located inside the PWDC.

Rapid Response

This division of Workforce Development links employers to the state resources that can help them avoid or minimize the impacts of layoffs. Event coordinators will also present measures that help expanding companies find qualified workers.

The College of William and Mary - Economic Development and Business Innovation

Starting a new business? Expanding a local business? Moving your business to our area? We can help make it happen.  Whether you want to participate in our existing collaborations, or have something new in mind, let's explore the opportunities.

Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development          

Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development (TNCC-WD) delivers quality, market-responsive training specifically designed to meet the changing technical requirements for today's jobs. Whether you want to enhance employee productivity at a small or large business, need knowledge to stay current in your field, or you are considering a career change, TNCC-WD accelerated workforce training, in-demand skills certification programs, customized solutions, and online classes offer convenient options to meet your needs.

Creating a Pipeline

Through a relationship with partners such as the VEC and Peninsula Worklink, the TNCC Career Center can utilize job postings, Workkeys and skills testing and information sessions to funnel down the most qualified applicants to your business. 

Continuing Education
Continuing Education:  Enhance occupational skills or personal development with one or more of the over 400 courses offered by Workforce Training and Continuing Education (WTCE). Classes range from computer and healthcare training to retirement planning and motorcycle safety.

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Virginia Department for Aging & Rehabilitation Services



Virginia Employment Commission - Virginia Workforce Center