Finding and Training Employees

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WorkForce West Virginia can help you find the right workers for your company or business, saving you time and money. With the largest online database of job seekers in the state, WorkForce West Virginia can match you with qualified applicants, increasing worker retention and productivity. WorkForce West Virginia is a one-stop center for workforce resources, including tax incentives and labor market information at no cost.  
 
  • Advertise job openings on WorkForce West Virginia website
  • Search our database for qualified applicants, or you may post your openings, search and contact the applicants
  • Support the hiring of Veterans, as all job orders are reviewed for matches with qualified veterans
  • Provide Labor Market Information
  • Space in our local offices for recruitment/job fairs
  • Recruitment and pre-screening
  • Database with hundreds of job seekers with various qualifications, educational background, and experience
  • Local office staff can search the database and refer qualified applicants, or the employer can search the database and directly contact the applicants.

Employer Tax Credits

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit program offering significant incentives for employers who hire and retain individuals from specific target groups that have in the past experienced difficulty in securing employment. Employers may call the West Virginia WOTC state coordinator office at (304) 558-5050 to request information and forms.
 

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The Department of Commerce provides workforce education and training programs to both new and expanding businesses through the Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (GGWFP) and through partnerships with the Community and Technical College System.
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