Business Services Team

Our Business Solutions Team is a collaboration between the Crater Regional Workforce Investment Group and its local government and non-profit partners. Our partners make it possible for the CRWIG Business Solutions Team to serve area businesses in a number of ways.  Services include recruiting and screening, employee development and retention, consultation and planning, and labor market information.

Our Business Solutions Team helps to create a pipeline for businesses to find the right candidates for their open positions.  Through its business services coordinator at the Crater Regional Workforce Investment Group, the team serves as a seamless, sole source provider of workforce development services for businesses in the Crater Region.

Our diverse team is comprised of the following member organizations: (Scott,show logos)

Goodwill Industries
Serves people with obstacles to employment through education, training and job placement services. Conducts job fairs.

John Tyler Community College
A two-year, public institution of higher education located in Chester, Virginia.

Moving Forward Agency
Customized personal development services for individuals and business owners.

Rapid Response
Staff restructuring and training related to downsizing; layoff aversion.

Southside Virginia Community College
Serving Southside Virginia including Greensville/Emporia, one of 23 schools in the Virginia Community College System.

Virginia Department of Social Services
Administers assistance to over 1.6 million Virginians each year including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Adoption, Child Care Assistance, Refugee Resettlement Services, and Child and Adult Protective Services
(LC: what does this agency do for business, or should they be part of a different team?)

Community College Workforce Alliance
Non-credit training, custom-designed instruction, consulting, skills assessments and educational programs

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Provides and advocates for resources and services to improve the employment, quality of life, security, and independence of older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families

Virginia Employment Commission
Job postings, On the Job Training, Tax Credits

Get started on your own personalized business solution plan today by contacting our Crater Business Services Team