Business Engagement

Business Engagement

Workforce Snohomish engages with businesses on the industry-level to understand local workforce needs and challenges, such as attracting, developing, and retaining skilled employees. The overarching goal of this engagement is to align education, government, and other community resources to ensure a skilled, job-ready workforce is available to meet employers’ needs.

Our goal is to help your business thrive. The Business Engagement team is available to assist employers with strategies and resources that address their workforce needs. If you are a business or employer in need of the following services, or have general inquiries, sign up for an employer consultation using the button below or contact our team at business.engagement@workforcesnohomish.org or 425-921-3426. We are ready to serve you!

Services

  • Recruiting Assistance
  • Hiring Events
  • Online Job Board: WorkSourceWA
  • Work-based Learning and Training
  • Labor Market, Occupation & Wage Information
  • Layoff Prevention & Assistance

Recruiting Assistance

We can connect active job seekers to your employment opportunities through our extensive network of regional partners that work directly with individuals looking to enter or advance in the workforce.

Hiring Events

Meet job seekers through virtual or in-person events hosted by WorkSource, Workforce Snohomish, or our educational, government and community-based partners. Find upcoming hiring events on WorkSourceWA.

Online Job Board: WorkSouceWA

Use WorkSourceWA to post unlimited jobs and search for candidates online at no cost. This allows you to reach a wider local and national audience, along with helping to meet any required labor compliance needs.

Work-based Learning and Training

We have programs that offer fully paid internships, on-the-job training wage reimbursements, and employee retraining grants to support the growth, development, and success of your company and employees.

Labor Market, Occupation & Wage Information

We provide access to industry and occupational data to help you understand labor trends so that you can identify demand, available workforce, and wage competitiveness in Snohomish County.

Layoff Prevention & Assistance

We offer services to prevent and/or minimize the effects of layoffs. Programs like SharedWork help employers avoid layoffs by paying employees partial unemployment benefits when their work hours are reduced. Through Rapid Response, we coordinate resource sessions to assist your employees in navigating next steps if a layoff occurs.