The Idaho Department of Labor provides a number of resources and services designed to match highly qualified jobseekers with open positions in growing companies, as well as offers several training programs with the goal of strengthening the valley’s workforce overall.
The Boise Valley Economic Partnership (BVEP) can help your company with labor needs. With an 8.6% unemployment rate for the Boise Valley, there are nearly 30,000 people eligible and ready to work. Working closely with the Idaho Department of Labor, BVEP can help you find a qualified workforce for your company and analyze what is currently available in the existing workforce. For high wage jobs, Idaho also offers a customized incentive for workforce training. The Department of Labor can help pay for costs associated with training your new employees. Call us with your labor market needs, and we'll make it easy for you by getting you exactly what you need.
For more information on workforce recruitment and training resources available from the State of Idaho, click on any of the tabs below, or visit: http://commerce.idaho.gov/business/workforce/
The Department of Labor offers employers one-on-one professional guidance in managing the recruitment process. Experienced Labor Workforce consultants can visit your work site to identify needs and then effectively match employee prospects to the skills, training and experience required to fill your jobs. The Department of Labor has offices located across the state.
Idaho supports educational and training programs through the Department of Labor and its local offices to help provide skilled, productive workers for your company. Training can be tailored to your specific company needs and designed to develop skill sets for your precise requirements.
Financial reimbursement up to $3,000 is available to eligible companies to cover the cost of training a new employee or retaining one facing permanent layoff.
The Workforce Training Network coordinates delivery of statewide training programs to meet the needs of Idaho’s employers and citizens. The state provides these programs in a customized manner based on your needs.
Visit the Idaho Department of Labor’s website for current information about workforce trends, economic conditions, demographics, wages, industry and occupational statistics, and census data.