HOW CAN WE HELP YOU TODAY?
COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses – https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-resources-and-guidance-for-businesses
COVID-19 Updates and Information – https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information
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.
View a list of training grants available to your business to up-skill your employees.
Learn how to apply for up to $250K to upgrade the skills of your workforce by learning about the Workforce Training Fund. WTFP HUBs grantee Final Version Feb. 5.2021
YOUR CONNECTION TO A SKILLED WORKFORCE
Businesses are the backbone of a growing economy. The MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board is your gateway to assist with workforce expansion and retention strategies. We provide access to grants aimed at upgrading the skills of your current workers, so you retain talent and become more strategically positioned in the competitive marketplace. We also offer services such as hiring assistance and labor market information through our MassHire Berkshire Career Center.
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. Visit their website to learn more.
HIRE A YOUTH
Make a difference and hire a youth today. Play a hand in directly shaping the region’s future workforce and benefit your business at the same time!
Our Rapid Response Team provides customized, confidential, and convenient on-site services for companies that may be downsizing and/or closing as well as help in preventing future layoffs. The Rapid Response Team consists of representatives from Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development, Berkshire Workforce Board, and MassHire Berkshire Career Center. We are here confidentially to help you with your layoff aversion plans.