Over the last several months, many businesses have had to learn how to do more with less. Furloughs, layoffs, and closures have taken a dramatic toll, and forced many who have remained in the workforce, to take on new roles and wear multiple hats.
Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) stands ready to serve with the staff and resources to help your team focus on building your business. Whether it is posting a job opening, organizing a virtual hiring event or for the latest Labor Market Intelligence, our team will help you get the job done.
Train Your Workforce – Transform Your Business – $2,000 Per Employee
Coastal Bend Businesses impacted by COVID-19 may obtain short-term training for existing employees, furloughed employees and new hires. The Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund pays for the short-term training through partnerships with public community and technical colleges, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend and Texas A&M Extension Service (TEEX).
Examples of Training:
- Disinfecting Procedures For Facilities
- Process Control Introduction
- Supervision Basics In A COVID-19 World
- Other Trainings Are Available As Needed
- Adversely Affected By COVID-19
- Current Texas Workforce Commission Account Number
- Coordinates With Business Solutions Team
For more information on how to access available training, please contact Robert Reyna at 361-443-4532 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Financial Assistance is Available for Small Business Owners
The Port of Corpus Christi, City of Corpus Christi and United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce have partnered to provide relief to the Coastal Bend Small Business Community through the recently initiated Small Business Regional Pandemic Grant Program.
Through this partnership, Small Business Owners can receive a $500 utility account credit through the City of Corpus Christi and a $500 working capital grant provided by the Port of Corpus Christi to all eligible businesses.
To learn more and take advantage of this new program, complete the application at http://www.unitedccchamber.com/small-business-grant.
$10 Million Statewide for Coastal Bend Businesses Available Now
- – Coastal Bend Businesses impacted by COVID-19 may obtain training for existing employees and new hires. The Skills Development Fund pays for the training through partnerships with public community and technical colleges, Workforce Development Boards, and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
- – All Coastal Bend Businesses can request information and submit an application if training is needed for employees.
- – WFSCB has received the funding and is ready to distribute to eligible businesses.
- – For more information, please contact Robert Reyna at 361-443-4532 or email@example.com.
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COVID-19 Related Resources
Employers are encouraged to enroll in the Shared Work program as an alternative to layoffs. For more information about the Shared Work Program and to apply visit the twc.texas.gov/businesses/shared-work. However, if you are faced with temporary or permanent layoffs of 10 or more employees, you may qualify to enroll in the Mass Claims program. Please see this FAQ Sheet for further information regarding COVID-19 Resources for Employers.
We operate eight Career Centers focused on investing in our regional economic success through access to jobs, training, and employer services.
We meet our mission by collaborating with industry, education, economic development and labor to develop a comprehensive regional workforce strategic plan; develop a trainable and available workforce, and provide workforce-relevant educational training opportunities for youth.
Through the Texas Workforce Commission, we track occupational/industry shifts and update employment information.
Employers access a full range of services including recruiting and
hiring support, interviewing space, and training.
We offer a wide range of services to Employers.
- Recruitment, Screening and Referral of Qualified Motivated Job Applicants
- Customized Hiring Events and Job Fairs
- Customized and On-the-Job Training
- Interview Facilities Equipped with Technology
- Unlimited Job Postings with WorkInTexas.com
- Consulting on Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act and Job Skills Analysis
- Customized Labor Market Information
- Professional Outplacement Services for Companies Restructuring, Downsizing or Closing Operations