MINIMIZE YOUR RISK BY TRYING OUT EMPLOYEES FIRST.
Businesses have the opportunity to host a job seeker at no cost to them in order to try out the employee prior to offering full-time employment. Not only does this minimize the risk for the employer, but it also provides job seekers the job readiness skills, experience, and training to be an exemplary employee. Work experience participants receive incentives directly through Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridgeand are able to provide the employer with up to 300 hours of labor at no cost to the employer. Employers would have the opportunity to interview prospective work experience participants and choose the one that meets their needs.