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Quarterly Webinar: "Enhancing Your Recruiting While Saving Money" w/ Heather Daigrepont of LA Human Resources Development Institute

  • Wednesday, May 03, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for our second Quarterly Webinar of 2023.

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Title: “The LWC Advantage: Enhancing Your Recruiting While Saving Money” w/ Heather Daigrepont of LA Human Resources Development Institute

Topic Summary

The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s mission is simple and straightforward – “We put people to work.” The LWC is ideally positioned and structured to support and serve Louisiana’s employers, job seekers, and workforce partners. Join us May 3rd to learn how to access resources that help you save money on engaging, recruiting, hiring, and training both new hires and upskilling current employees. LWC Rapid Response Coordinator Heather Daigrepont will provide an overview of services to help you grow your company with top talent of a diverse pipeline.

Topic Outline

Free online tools at Helping Individuals Reach Employment (HIRE)

  • ·         Access to resume database
  • ·         Applicant tracking system
  • ·         One-on-one technical assistance

Work Opportunity Tax Credits WOTC: Federal tax incentive program

  • ·         Target groups
  • ·         Maximum credits for each target group

On-the-Job Training OJT: Employee training wage reimbursement program

  • ·         Eligibility
  • ·         Prerequisites

Additional training opportunities

  • ·         Incumbent Worker Training Program IWTP: Customized training
  • ·         Small Business Employee Training SBET: Standardized (off-the-shelf) training

Rapid Response: Early intervention services

  • ·         Mobile Workforce Center
  • ·         Benefits of leveraging Rapid Response services: proactive vs. reactive

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