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New job site turns military transcript into résumé for Hampton Roads employers

By Kimberly Pierceall Staff writer Hampton Roads has long been in a unique position. Its economy remains largely dependent on the massive military presence within its geographic borders – some might say too dependent. So, one would think that would put private…

This new veteran employment portal is looking for businesses

By Melanie Occhiuzzo -January 28, 2019 NORFOLK — The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is currently recruiting businesses for their Hampton Roads Veteran’s Career Compass which is set to go live to the public on Feb. 1. It’s an online portal that veterans can use for free…

New portal, Veterans Career Compass, connects skilled vets with employers

The portal gives businesses access to veterans who are skilled in manufacturing, information technology, cybersecurity, health care, and other fields. NORFOLK, Va. — A new portal, Veterans Career Compass, will allow Hampton Roads businesses to connect with skilled veterans seeking…

Hampton Roads Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone launches in Norfolk

By Sandra J. Pennecke sandra.pennecke@insidebiz.com Unemployment and underemployment are two problems that military spouses often have to contend with as they support their significant other’s career. According to a report by the U.S. Chamber Foundation, 16 percent of military spouses…

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ISY-OSY RFP PUBLIC NOTICE

RFP PUBLIC NOTICE

Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads, a local governmental authority funded primarily under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), is issuing RFP #ISY-PY’18/19-1 (WIOA In-School Youth Programs) and RFP #OSY-PY’18/19-1 (WIOA Out of School Youth Programs). Note: Opportunity Inc. is currently in the process of legally changing its name to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council. These RFPs are available HERE beginning Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program funded by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration

RFP OSO PUBLIC NOTICE

RFP PUBLIC NOTICE

Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads, a local governmental authority funded primarily under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), is issuing RFP #OSO-PY’19-1 – One-Stop Operator for the Hampton Roads WIOA One-Stop System. Note: Opportunity Inc. is currently in the process of changing its name to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council. The RFP can be found by clicking HERE beginning Monday, February 4, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Equal Opportunity Program/Employer funded by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

LOCAL PLAN MODIFICATIONS PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads, on behalf of the Hampton Roads Workforce Development Board, is currently making Draft Modifications to the current 4-Year Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan available to the public for review and comment. In accordance with State guidance, the Draft Plan Modifications and the current Plan can be found by clicking HERE beginning 2/14/19 until 3/15/19. Written comments are welcomed and must be submitted via email to learl@vcwhamptonroads.org no later than 5:30 PM Eastern Time on 3/15/19. Note: Opportunity Inc. is currently in the process of changing its name to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council, which does not affect public review and comment regarding the Draft Plan Modifications. Equal Opportunity Program/Employer funded by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

View original local plan and attachments HERE.