Workforce Development Center Business Services
Your First Source for a Quality Workforce
Additional services include:
Manage Jobs - Select this option to add a new, or change an existing job listing you wish to display online using our Job Order System. Here you can also review potential candidates that are interested in a specific job posting.
Candidate Search - Select this option to find and review the Resumes of candidates that have the qualifications you need. If you have a Resume number from a previous search, click here to search by that number.
Manage Job Applicants - Select this option to view a list of your job orders that individuals have applied to. From here, you will be able to view their Resumes (if attached) and indicate their status.
Schedule Recruitment - Select this option to contact a Business Services Specialist to schedule a hiring event such as a Career/Job Fair, meeting room, screening for potential candidates or facilities for interviewing and training.
Labor Market Services
As part of the local economic development agency, we remain informed on new shifts and trends in the local, state, and national economies, and can give businesses up-to-date, reliable information, including:
Labor Market Information - Select this option to answer commonly asked questions about the local labor market.
- On-the-Job Training and Trade Act Adjustment Programs
- Request Labor Market Information - Virginia Career Works: Alexandria/Arlington Region
The City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center finds quality employees for area businesses. Our business services team works with eligible businesses to assess workforce deficiencies, identify qualified candidates, and recommend training programs to meet their short and long term needs. Eligible businesses can also apply for grants to train new and current employees, ultimately allowing their businesses to succeed in the global economy.
The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program is a federal program established under the Trade Act of 1974. The TAA program offers a variety of benefits and reemployment services to help unemployed workers prepare for and obtain suitable employment. Workers may be eligible for training, job search and relocation allowances, income support, and other reemployment services. Click here for more information.
•Locality or Regional Specific
Disclaimer(s): Incentives are site dependent, Incentives may have minimum requirements, Incentives may require Performance Agreement and may have a claw-back conditions, and Project announcement may be tied to a Governor's Press Release.
FEDERAL BONDING PROGRAM:
•FREE TO EMPLOYERS!
•Business Insurance-reimburses employer in cases of theft, forgery, larceny or embezzlement
•Must be “desired or required” by employer.
•Job offer or conditional job offer must be made.
•Covers employer up to $5000 (may be increased under special circumstances)
•Lasts six (6) months
•Employer can extend another six months by purchasing a “transfer bond” from same company at similar cost
•Bond automatically terminates after six months.
RAPID RESPONSE SERVICE:
Employers who are projecting layoffs of 50 or more workers are eligible for assistance from the Workforce Development Center through the Rapid Response program. Services targeted at affected workers can include career counseling, assisted job search, career seminars and career clubs, and referrals to Unemployment Insurance resources.