The Greater Peninsula Workforce Board assists companies by connecting them with qualified applicants, reducing their cost per hire, providing productive/skilled employees and reducing unwanted turnover.

Example of Services Offered

  • No cost advertising of opened positions
  • Onsite recruitment and placement assistance for employers
  • Pre-screening of potential candidates (including assessments that are company specific)
  • Matching of available labor pool to job openings
  • Timely, accurate and relevant industry specific labor market information
  • Access to interviewing and training facilities
  • Business planning, loan information, government contract submission, and market research are available to small businesses (0-100 employees)
  • Provide access to Virginia Career Works—Hampton Center clients (14,000 served last year alone)
  • Federal bonding program
  • Work opportunity tax credit program
  • Rapid response services
  • Information on business start-up, retention and expansion services

The following services are also available but may involve a fee or require other program participation:

  • Skills assessment, certifications, and professional licensure testing and training for new and incumbent workers
  • Identification of skills required for specific jobs within your company
  • Access to computer labs
  • Opportunities to facilitate Job Fairs and Career Fairs for companies
  • Customized Training: technical skills, soft skills, etc.
  • On-the Job Training Contracts
  • Workplace accommodations for persons with disabilities
  • Incumbent Worker training
  • Transitional work experience program
  • Access to Business Development & Corporate Training 
  • Teamwork, customer service, problem solving, strategic planning and other training opportunities