Business Services

For Employers


Washington County WorkForce Center Business Services are customized to meet your business needs. We provide personalized solutions to common challenges to help you find and recruit qualified employees.

Hiring:


  • On-Site Hiring Events:

    Let us host your company at any of our 3 locations to meet potential job seeking candidates. On-Site Hiring Events are an excellent vehicle to promote your HR brand and meet job seekers face-to-face. Please allow 2 weeks advance notice for scheduling. Please call now to reserve your space.
  • MinnesotaWorks.net: Minnesota’s No-Fee Online Job Bank, connects businesses and job seekers online. MinnesotaWorks.net, is an online resource to post jobs and search resumes. Call to register today or register online at: www.MinnesotaWorks.net
  • Job Fairs and Hiring Events Posting:

    We’ll provide you with online resources and personal connections to promote your hiring event and keep you updated on metro area job fair events.
  • Specialized Hiring:

    Let us connect you to valuable Worker Opportunity Tax Credits for your business. WorkForce Center staff work with veterans, disabled individuals, senior and young adults, and many others.
  • Valuable Tax Credits and Bonding

  • Applicant Referral:

    Have qualified applicants referred to you by the WorkForce Center's network of counselors and staff.

Training


The WorkForce Center can connect you with resources for your employee training needs including:
  • MN Job Skills Partnership Training:

    Provides financial resources for you to expand your business or train your workers. To learn more now: http://mn.gov/deed/business/financing-business/mjsp/
  • On-The-Job Training:

    Saves your business money by providing wage reimbursement during the new-hire training period. Your new employee is trained according to your standards. Industry specific training is targeted to Manufacturing, Healthcare, Finance, Construction and IT.
  • Young Adult Program:

    Promoting worksite placement, applicant referrals and some wage payment for youth ages 18-24.
  • GED/Literacy/Adult-Basic Education/English as a Second Language Training:

    Connect with us to locate educational providers within Washington County.

Labor Market Information


  • Contact Washington County WorkForce Centers to acquire information on real-time economic data and trends, skill of the available workforce, and wage and salary information by area. For labor market information, click on the following link: http://mn.gov/deed/data/

Business Start-ups


  • WorkForce Centers have resources for entrepreneurs as well as connections to the Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Centers.

Who Are We?


Click on the links below to view videos:



Washington County Workforce Center - http://tinyurl.com/WFCvideo

Workforce Development Board - http://tinyurl.com/WDBoard

Young Adult Program - http://tinyurl.com/YngAdultPrgm