Connect with Qualified Workers
From youth to seniors, entry-level to experienced, our jobseekers are ready for work. Many have recently completed a training program, taking place in a public or private training institution, and earned an industry-recognized credential. These trainees gained the skills necessary to demonstrate competencies necessary to address your business needs. Contact us today for placement assistance.
Connect with Employee Training
On-the-Job Training (OJT) Businesses can receive a reimbursement of up to 50% of the trainee’s wages when they agree to hire an eligible worker. The dollars received offset the cost of training a new employee the length of the contract. The business provides the training and the eligible worker does the learning, gaining skills unique to your business and industry needs.
Work Experience and Transitional Jobs Businesses can partner with CMJTS to help improve workforce skills by providing a supervised work site, for a designated length of time, for youth or entry-level adult workers. CMJTS is the employer of record, and pays the participant wage, FICA, and Worker’s Compensation insurance cost. Work experience opportunities are designed to improve individual skills. The business can use the opportunity to attract new potential workers to their industry or sector.
Workforce Protégé Workforce Protégé is a nationally recognized, award-winning internship program developed by CMJTS and a central Minnesota business. A business provides an eligible youth with a supervised work site and mentoring, which focuses on the connection between work and success and the importance of forming positive relationships with employers and community leaders. The business and CMJTS share the wage. CMJTS is the employer of record and pays the FICA and Worker’s Compensation insurance cost.
Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP) A business-driven funding assistance to qualifying Minnesota businesses to provide skills training to full-time (at least 32 hours per week), permanent employees. The training should improve the skills of the businesses workforce, increase its competitiveness in a global economy, while also providing job security for its workers (layoff aversion).
Layoff Assistance CMJTS helps businesses successfully manage a layoff or plant closure by connecting businesses with DEED’s Rapid Response department, and working with management and labor to arrange appropriate retraining and re-employment services for its affected workers. CMJTS has extensive experience implementing dislocated worker projects and assisting companies and workers that are eligible for Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) services.
Connect with Business Resources
Use CMJTS’ offices for your recruitment and interviewing needs. Visit with our professional staff. Link to our partners in the WorkForce Center system.
Business Resource Directory: Whether you are thinking of locating your business in central Minnesota or are looking for new resources to help you thrive, you’ll find federal, state, regional, and local resources in economic development, finance, education, workforce development, and government sectors in the Business Resource Directory. To our knowledge, this is the first comprehensive listing for business resources in central Minnesota.