Business Services

Workforce Development is here to help your business utilize resources to increase the skills and efficiency of your staff and double your training budget!

TRAINING FUNDS

Customized Training

This is a 50% match reimbursement for a training to update the skills of one or more of your eligible employees. (up to $3,000 per business per year)

On-the-Job Training

Provides businesses the opportunity to support the skill development for a “new hire”, while offsetting a portion of the wages during that identified training period. (50% reimbursement of wages up to $3,000-$5,000)

Upgrade On-the-Job Training

Provides businesses the opportunity to improve the skillset of an individual eligible employee moving into a new position, while offsetting a portion of the wages during that identified training period. 

(50% reimbursement of wages up to $3,000-$5,000; employee must receive a 10% wage increase upon commencement of training

*Eligible candidates are making less than $25.00/hr. and in need of training.

*Funding is competitive and may not always be available. Check with your local Business Service Rep.

TALENT ATTRACTION AND RECRUITMENT 

  • Free Job Posting in the NYSDOL Job Bank and in the weekly County job leads
  • Information on Job Fairs and Recruitments in the region
  • Promotion of job postings on social media

HR RESOURCES

  • Labor Market Information- Historical look-back/projections of labor data
  • Wage Analysis- How do your wages compare? What’s a starting wage for a position?
  • Tax Incentive Information- Employment-based tax credits to cut federal and state tax liability 
  • Assistance developing job postings
  • Support Services for businesses that are down-sizing

If you would like to hear more about the services that Yates County Workforce Development can provide feel free to contact me by phone, email or to schedule a business visit.

Lisa Principio, Finger Lakes Works-Yates

417 Liberty St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

(315) 536-5140 ext-5

Cell: 315-569-2898

lisa.principio@dfa.state.ny.us