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Workforce Resources

    For Employers:

    This section includes information for employers looking to grow or improve their workforce.  Employers of all sizes can utilize these resources and “How To Guides” on a variety of subjects.  Click the links below to gather more information available to employers through these valuable programs and opportunities.  As Nevada continues to appeal to out of state employers and our population continues to grow, identifying skilled workforce will become increasingly difficult so utilizing every resource available will be imperative.  Employers can start training new and existing employees while  enhancing existing skills so an effective workforce can also be grown from within.

    Financial Resources for Hiring and Training

    General Cost of Employer Turnover Calculator Use this calculator to understand the value of retaining each employee after you hire them. The more often you hire employees you have to let go because they're not a "good fit", the higher your turnover costs. Find out how much it costs your organization.

    Externship Funding for Health Career Positions from Career College or Northern Nevada

    Hiring and Training Incentives Assistance from Community Services Agency

    How to Apply For Government Hiring (Work Opportunity) Tax Credits

    How to Get Government Incentive Reimbursements or Training Allowances for New Hires

    Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation - Career Enhancement Program

    To post job openings at University Nevada, Reno

    Resources on Hiring Veterans

    Complete Guide on Preparing For, Recruiting, Hiring, and Training Veterans - Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

    Employer Best Practices Webinars on Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Veterans - Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

    Employer Support of Guard & Reserve - ESGR, a Department of Defense office, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment.

    Employer Took Kit – Hiring Veterans - This Toolkit can help. It is designed to assist and educate employers who have made the proactive decision to include transitioning Service Members, Veterans and wounded warriors in their recruitment and hiring initiatives.

    SHRM Military Employment Resource - The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is working with two groups to help employers recruit and retain current and former members of the military. This site provides information on Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) can help HR professionals find, hire and retain skilled military service members.

    VetJobs Employer Resources - VetJobs is 15+ years old, receives 600,000 plus visitors a month, has received many awards, offers flat rate pricing and offers EEOC, VEVRAA/JVA and OFCCP compliance support.


    Local Employer Services including Internship/Job Posting, Recruiting or Skills Matching

    Build Nevada - Employers who are part of the Nevada Construction Collaborative can request access to review resumes from construction trade job seekers.

    Career College of Northern Nevada

    Community Services Agency (CSA)

    Join, Inc

    Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation - Career Enhancement Program

    Lyon County Human Services

    Truckee Meadows Community College

    University of Nevada, Reno General Job Board

    University of Nevada, Reno College of Education Job Board

    Universtiy of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering Job Board

    Universtiy of Nevada, Reno Mackay School of Earth Sciences & Engineering Job Board

    Work for Warriors - Nevada Employers Services - meet with local companies and resource providers to partner in assisting companies to help attract, screen, and assess candidates to find the right employee.

    Industry Intelligence

    Nevada Informer - Current Nevada workforce statistics.

    Workforce Development Incentives