Workforce Training

Apply for up to $200K to upgrade the skills of your workforce by learning about the Workforce Training Fund.

Click below to view a guide to job and training programs available in the Berkshire region.


The MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board understands that businesses play a vital role in fostering a thriving economy. We serve as your primary resource for enhancing your workforce expansion and retention strategies. We also offer services such as hiring assistance and labor market information through the MassHire Berkshire Career Center.

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We can help you source and hire the right candidates for your business. Our friendly staff at the MassHire Berkshire Career Center can provide access to qualified applicants through job posting, targeted mailings, and pre-screening services.

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Make a meaningful impact and consider hiring a youth today. By doing so, you not only contribute to shaping the future workforce of our region but also bring valuable energy and innovation to your business. It’s a win-win opportunity for both your company and the community.


Our dedicated Rapid Response Team offers tailored, confidential and convenient on-site support for businesses navigating downsizing or closures, as well as assistance in preventing future layoffs. Our team comprises experts from the Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development, Berkshire Workforce Board and MassHire Berkshire Career Center.

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Discover how Mass BizWorks can drive your company’s growth while helping you save money. Our program connects you with a wealth of state-offered money-saving services, all available to businesses for free.


Work Opportunity Tax Credit: Federal resources for hiring job seekers who have consistently faced barriers to employment. Employers may meet their business needs and claim up to $9,600 tax credit if they hire an individual who is in a WOTC targeted group. Quick reference guide for employers.

COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses

COVID-19 Updates and Information

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