Network2WorkRVA | Employers

Employers: Build Your Workforce Today

Employers: Build Your Workforce Today

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Why Become a Network2WorkRVA Employer?

It can be difficult to find and retain employees who are the right fit for your company—people with knowledge, skills, and commitment to add to your team. That’s where Network2Work comes in. We find and prepare job seekers ready to make a change with the training and certifications necessary to become valuable assets to your company and then we connect them with you. Network2Work makes it easier for you to find and retain skilled candidates for your company.

When people are able to find and keep jobs with livable wages, they and their families are more likely to experience healthy, stable lives. We all benefit, because financially stable individuals and families lead to a better workforce and a stronger community.

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Better Together Training Grant

Are you an employer with IT, Manufacturing & Logistics or Skilled Trades hiring needs and willing to provide high-quality employees with on-the-job training?

WorkforceCoalitionRVA has opportunities for at least 10 employers to hire 25 job-ready candidates into positions receiving on-the-job training (OJT). Access our OJT ticket form below to apply.


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What types of businesses can sign up?

Network2Work welcomes business partners from high-demand fields, including, but not limited to:

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Manufacturing and logistics

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Construction and trades

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Information technology

What are the benefits to joining?

There are many benefits to becoming a Network2Work employer, and they all come at absolutely no cost. There is no contract or fee to be a part of this program. Upon becoming part of the network, we will:

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Recruit job seekers with the proper training and certifications to meet your needs.

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Connect you with qualified candidates who have acquired the necessary job skills and are committed to a pathway of success.

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Provide each job seeker with the skills and resources needed to be a successful employee.

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Follow up with continued support for both the employer and job seeker, to ensure a smooth transition.

What are the eligible geographies for this program?

Any organization located throughout the Greater Richmond Region that meets the requirements of the program is eligible to join the network.

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Business Guidelines

Employers in the Greater Richmond region looking to find and keep valuable employees through Network2Work should offer the following:


  • Minimum annual wage of $32,000 or $25,000 with benefits
  • Employment opportunities for those without a college degree, but may have specialized skills or workforce credentials
  • Opportunities for advancement


  • Steady work schedules
  • Benefits packages
  • Work/life balance

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