Bridging the gap between local employers and job seekers

WorkForce Central’s Business Solutions team assists employers with strategies and solutions to address today’s workforce needs, at no cost to you!

Success Story

Aero Precision

Learn how our Business Solutions team helped Aero Precision grow from just 250 employees just before the pandemic struck, to now over 700 employees.

FEATURED EVENTS FOR BUSINESSES

Aug 18

Hire Pierce County Virtual Job Fair

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nov 17

Hire Pierce County Virtual Job Fair

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES

support for your business

Business Consultation

  • Workforce needs assessment
  • Human resources technical assistance (job descriptions, recruitment & retention strategies, best practices, hiring processes to promote DEI)
  • Referral to resource partners
  • Tax credit information
  • Other customized support

find qualified workers

Recruitment Assistance

  • Connect your opportunities to active job seekers
  • Posting and advertising job opportunities to job boards
  • Presenting opportunities to job seekers & Unemployment recipients in Pierce County
  • Employer presentations
  • Multi-employer virtual job fairs and hiring events
  • Space to conduct interviews at our WorkSource Pierce Center

train your workforce

Employee Development & Talent Pipeline

  • Connection to work-based learning and internships that provide subsidized wages
  • On-the-Job training opportunities that provide wage reimbursement
  • Employer Reskill Upskill Fund, a matching grant to support employers to retain a skilled workforce and avert future layoffs

know the job market

Labor Market, Occupation, & Wage Information

Facilitate access to industry and occupational information to assist firms to:

  • Understand occupational and sector trends
  • Understand available workforce
  • Review occupational wage information for competitive assessment
  • Understand occupational demand by region

retain your workforce

Layoff Assistance & Aversion

If you find your company needs to downsize or cease operations, contact us to coordinate Rapid Response services that will ease this transition for both you and your workers.

  • Resources to prevent and/or minimize layoffs and promote employee retention
  • Coordination of Layoff Assistance sessions for your employees to navigate the transition covers accessing unemployment insurance, managing health and retirement systems, accessing worker retraining and job search resources, and more.

RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS

WorkForce Central Data Profiles

Browse our Pierce County-specific data profiles and reports to get insights into the community where you live and work.

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Work Opportunity Tax credit

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The WOTC is a federal tax incentive for employers to hire certain hard-to-place job seekers.

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Work Opportunity Tax credit

SharedWork

Provides flexibility for businesses to bring their employees back from unemployment with reduced hours.

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Work Opportunity Tax credit

ONet

A free online database that contains hundreds of occupational definitions and outlooks.

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Work Opportunity Tax credit

Workforce Explorer

Searchable labor market and employment statistics through Employment Security Department.

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CONTACT US

Contact us directly at BusinessSolutions@workforce-central.org, or use our easy-to-navigate request form below and let us know how we can be of service to you.


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