Hampton Roads Workforce Council taking in-person appointments for career development

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – If you’re looking for career resources and services, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council is here to help. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently reopened the Virginia Career Works Norfolk Center for in-person appointments. The Military Circle…

Workforce council helping people find employment through Virginia Beach Pandemic Relief Partnership

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Local organizations have teamed up to help those impacted by the pandemic — that includes the regional workforce council, which wants to get people employed. It’s called the Virginia Beach Pandemic Relief Partnership and is…

Hampton Roads Workforce Council focuses on job training for out-of-work COVID-impacted folks

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The holiday stress may be over, but for many still out of work because of the COVID-19 crisis, the anxiety lingers. A new program, however, is offering renewed hope for some job seekers. Latonya English, the…

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to receive support, funding to help connect more than 25,000 COVID-impacted workers

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to receive support, funding to help connect more than 25,000 COVID-impacted workers

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – COVID-19 has put thousands of people out of work locally, but now a new program aims to change that. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council said they were selected to be part of a national initiative that…

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Workforce Boards in Six States Selected for National Partnerships to Help Get Americans Back to Work

$6 million Grand Challenge competition reimagines employment services through the application of advanced technologies, data analytics BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Launched in 2020 in response to unprecedented labor market volatility, the Future of Work Grand Challenge today announced its selection of workforce board…

Newport News residents eligible for free fast-track shipbuilding and repair courses

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A fast-track skilled training program for shipbuilding and ship repair is looking for applicants in Newport News to apply. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is partnering with the Virginia Ship Repair Association to provide free…

Amanda Green, 30, youth program coordinator, Hampton Roads Workforce Council | Top 40 Under 40

Amanda Green, 30, youth program coordinator, Hampton Roads Workforce Council | Top 40 Under 40

At work: I provide oversight and technical assistance to government-funded youth programs that are designed to help young people obtain credentials, enter employment, and enter post-secondary education. Home and family: I am a Hampton Roads native, and I reside in Norfolk with…