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Our Response To The Economic Crisis Slide Share Presentation Final

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The Peninsula Council for Workforce Development rises to the economic challenges faced by the region, through innovative workforce programs and initiatives.

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Our Response To The Economic Crisis Slide Share Presentation Final

  1. 1. Our Response to the Economic Crisis
  2. 2. The challenges facing our region are great… In March 2009, the Greater Peninsula region of Virginia faced an overall unemployment rate of 7.4%... Virginia Employment Commission March 2009
  3. 3. The challenges facing our region are great… …that’s up 3.6%, since March of last year.
  4. 4. How Are We Responding? Laid Off Worker Assistance Have you been laid off or do you know someone that has lost their job? We have resources to help through our partners at Peninsula Worklink.
  5. 5. How Are We Responding? Our Career Centers keep you competitive through employment and training services.
  6. 6. How Are We Responding? Green Jobs Interested in tapping into the new “green” jobs of the near future?
  7. 7. How Are We Responding? High Growth Sector Initiatives & Programs We have special initiatives that prepare workers for our region’s high growth sectors. Manufacturing Health care Hospitality Construction Modeling & Simulation Finance
  8. 8. How Are We Responding? Youth Initiatives Get connected with our workforce experts, hot job opportunities and work experience this summer! Visit our Youth Career Café!
  9. 9. Peninsula Council for Workforce Development Connecting people’s talents to workplace needs Serving Greater Peninsula Businesses, Job Seekers, Youth © 2009 All Rights Reserved Questions or Comments? Contact Us! www.PCFWD.org 757.826.3327 info@PCFWD.org
  10. 10. Peninsula Council for Workforce Development Connecting people’s talents to workplace needs Serving Greater Peninsula Businesses, Job Seekers, Youth © 2009 All Rights Reserved Questions or Comments? Contact Us! www.PCFWD.org 757.826.3327 info@PCFWD.org

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