Boost Your Business

HIRE, TRAIN, AND RETAIN

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was designed with you in mind. East Central Illinois workNet is your source for help to hire, train, and retain a strong workforce.

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Recruiting Assistance

Enhance your human resource capacity. Ease the burden on HR. Our employer services can help you hire and keep good employees.

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Pre-Layoff Workshops

We can conduct a free workshop at your place of business, prior to a workforce reduction, to present information about services and resources to help workers’ manage their period of unemployment, and assist with their re-employment efforts.

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Worker Training & Upskilling Grants

We can reimburse up to $25,000 of training costs to boost the skill sets of your workers.

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Labor Market Analytics

Find out more about the labor market in East Central Illinois. Browse the Workforce Data Portal.

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Apprenticeships

Partner with us to develop an apprenticeship program. We can guide you through the process of building and formally registering an apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Employer Hiring Credits

These programs provide you with tax credits or other incentives and can be key to your business’ success as you bring in or retain skilled workers.

$255K

GIVEN TO EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS BUSINESSES TO UPSKILL EXISTING WORKFORCE

10+

COMPANIES SERVED IN 2018-2019