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Review of Business Services available by Local Workforce Board - Region 22 WorkForce One - Broward County

Review of Business Services available by Local Workforce Board - Region 22 WorkForce One - Broward County

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  • 1. Looking for Solutions for your present and future workforce needs? Local Training Grants & Recruiting Services An equal opportunity employer/program – auxiliary aids and services arewww.wf1broward.com available upon request to individuals with disabilities, Florida Relay #711.
  • 2. WorkForce One Employment Solutions WorkForce One Employment Solutions hasprovided employment and training services to the residents of Broward County for over 35 years. WorkForce One Employment Solutions provides services to both Employers and Job Seekers in Broward County. An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 3. WorkForce One Employment Solutions Getting Started With Our Services – Locating Training Resources – Recruiting Candidates – Improving the Employer’s Bottom Line – Managing Reductions in Workforce An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 4. WorkForce One Employment Solutions Do YOU need to train YOUR employees? Consider On the Job Training (OJT) for new hires. Employed Worker Training (EWT), Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) for existing employees. The purpose is to customize training to the business needs that will result in increased productivity. It will also make the business more competitive in the market. An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 5. Frequently Asked Questions Employer must be in Broward County Employee must work at a Broward location Employee must be a full-time employee Contract approval for Training/hiring to start Businesses can be for-profit, non-profit, or government organizations Performance holdout An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 6. Application ProcessWorkForce One will provide assistance in: 1. Evaluating company training needs 2. Preparing training plans and budget 3. Filling out grant application 4. Coordinating employee eligibility procedures An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 7. Types of Grants Available On the Job Training (OJT) Pre – Hire Local Employed Worker Training (EWT) State Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 8. On-the-Job Training (OJT) New hires Eligibility requirements Filling in the Gaps needed to perform job Would not have hired them otherwise Training plan required based on training needs Four week minimum training Three month maximum training (520 hours) 50%- 100% of reimbursement of employee wages during training period An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 9. Employed Worker Training (EWT) Training needed in order to retain employees Nationally or Industry recognized certification Training completed by end of fiscal year Business is required to contribute a minimum of 50% of the requested funding amount In-kind matches are acceptable Eligibility requirements An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 10. Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) - State Training needed for skills upgrade employees Nationally or Industry recognized certification Training completed within a year from start Business is required to contribute a minimum of 50% of the requested funding amount In-kind matches are limited Can apply every other year Must be for-profit Eligibility requirements An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 11. Growing Your Business Getting the Most Value from the WorkForce One Resource Centers An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 12. Growing Your Business Let us be mindful of YOUR Objectives in workforce development with our Business Services An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 13. www.wf1broward.com An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 14. Candidate Recruiting At WorkForce One, we understand how intense the recruiting process can be. We can tailor services to meet your needs and to assist you in filling your open positions. An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 15. WWW.EmployFlorida.com An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 16. Recruiting Candidates Employ Florida Marketplace is an interactive website for employers to post jobs, search for qualified candidates, research education and training programs, research local occupations, areas and industry data. EFM is accessible via the internet from any location You can create and post job openings; view candidate resumes, skills sets and other information; store job searches and receive automatic notification of new candidate matches; and more. Best of all – there is NO COST associated with the use of the website. An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 17. Job Orders Once registered, you will have full on-line access to EFM and can create and modify your job orders as well as search for candidates. Our Job Order Unit staff will work with you to create job orders that accurately represent the position for which you are recruiting. We can pre-screen candidates for you based upon the criteria you set in the job order. In this way, only the most qualified candidates will be referred to you for interviews. An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 18. Employer Financial Incentives Did you know you can reduce your Federal Tax with Tax Credits for hiring candidates who traditionally have difficulty finding employment? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit program encourages employers to hire applicants from targeted groups by offering them a federal income tax credit. – You can reduce taxes up to $9,600 over two years, per new hire, depending on wages and qualified target group. – Certification Request must be postmarked no later than 28 days following hire date – New Electronic system lets you file on line – http://floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 19. Employer Financial Incentives An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 20. WorkForce One Centers – WF1 North  2301 West Sample Road, Bldg 7A Pompano Beach, Florida 33073 (954) 969-3541 – WF1 Central  2610 West Oakland Park Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311 (954) 677-5555 – WF1 South  7550 Davie Road Extension Hollywood, Florida 33024 (954) 967-1010 An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711
  • 21. Business Services Team Job Order Unit Bonni Smith 954-677-JOBS (5627) Business Services Manager jobs@wf1broward.com WorkForce One 954-202-3830 x 3128 Tony Ash bsmith@wf1broward.com Senior Business Services Manager WorkForce One Carmine Cardillo 954-202-3830 x 3007 Business Services Manager tash@wf1broward.com WorkForce One 954-202-3830 x 3074 Fan us at ccardillo@wf1broward.com www.facebook.com/workforceone – Follow us @WorkForceOne – Find us on Linkedin.com An Equal Opportunity Employer Program – Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities – Florida Relay #711