Workforce Solutions Capital Area can provide assistance to local companies implementing upskilling for their current workers.
Training incumbent workers for hard-to-fill jobs can often shorten recruitment and increase retention — saving companies the average $15,000 turnover costs per employee.
Upskilling is the perfect solution to the challenges for companies face hiring, retaining, and developing their workforce. Through upskilling, businesses are able to promote pre-vetted talent that are experienced in their company culture with the skills they need.
Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) is designed to provide funding assistance to qualifying employers to provide skills training to full-time, permanent employees.
- Full Application [PDF]
- Editable Version [Word]
Application deadline: April 15, 2022
Related: See how Patient’s Premier Choice shows appreciation and increases retention with the Incumbent Worker Training program
ICYMI: Please complete the annual Upskilling Survey to help improve community efforts to support and effect local change and receive recognition for your contribution to help upskill local people.
Can you provide advice on how the IWT can benefit a staffing agency with many industry partners? (Many locations and positions)