WorkForce West Virginia is a state government agency funded through the U.S. Department of Labor that oversees the state unemployment insurance program as well as a network of workforce development services designed to provide West Virginia's citizens and employers the opportunity to compete in today’s competitive global economy.
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. We provide the services and assistance your business needs throughout the development process including concept, startup and growth. Our statewide network of business coaches partner with you - and collaborate with each other - to help you move your business to the next level.
Workforce Development: Southern supports regional and local efforts to diversify and strengthen the area economy by providing several key workforce development services. Through the Customized Training and Continuing Education Program, the college can contract directly with an employer to provide a wide range of training needs. Southern also provides research capability, technical assistance, training, and other professional assistance as needed by the employer or local organization.
The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program (GGWFP) attracts new enterprises to West Virginia and encourages the growth and expansion of the state’s existing companies. The program provides training and technical assistance to support effective employee training strategies.
The Robert C. Byrd Institute offers a comprehensive stable of resources to support economic development and growth across the Mid-Atlantic region.
Leveraging its expertise in manufacturing, technology and workforce development with a full complement of leading-edge equipment, RCBI enables manufacturers and makers to move their innovative ideas and creative solutions from concept to market.