Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Employers!!! Did you know PA CareerLink LV Means Business!!

Our business is to provide the skilled human resources needed to satisfy employers’ employment, training, and other business needs. We can help maximize your efficiency and save you time!  The following is a sample of the business and industry “one-stop” services the Pennsylvania CareerLink® Lehigh Valley provides to employers:
·    ~Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates
·   ~ A job and labor market overview of the Greater Lehigh Valley
· ~  Trends in employment projections and a description of job seekers in the Lehigh Valley
   ~  Continued growth areas and high demand occupations
Current salary information, benefit packages, and personnel policies
 ~Workforce availability
~Employer cutbacks and closings so businesses know where new hires can be found
PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley is a one-stop answer to all your human resource needs with:
~Trained workforce development professionals
~Staff who are members of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and the Society for Human Resource Management
~ Knowledgeable staff current on human resource issues
~ Staff is focused on employment issues and will work with you to recruit the workforce your business needs to be competitive 
~A Rapid Response Team reacts within 24 hours to any industry start-up or business restructuring
PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley will:
~ Advertise, recruit, collect, screen, assess, and refer qualified workers that meet your specific job description and skills qualifications
~ Serve as the focal point of recruitment by accepting applications at our one-stop locations
~Provide employers with office space and the administrative support needed for interviewing and selection of your workforce
Our business and community connections include:
~A network of over 80 community based and business organizations
~ Our active involvement with the Chamber of Commerce and business education partnerships
~Our work in concert with county, city, state, and national governments through an active Workforce Investment Board has earned us a reputation as a one-stop shop

Now employers after reading about all these great services why haven't you called us? For more informattion please call the Business Engagement Team at (610) 437-5627 ext. 136 to  e-mail us at
 (Click above for the resource guide!)

Friday, February 12, 2016

Need to find an employee.....use Job Gateway!!

Nancy Dischinat,
Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc.

The Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc., and Chief Elected Officials, Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller, and Northampton County Executive John Brown, have designed a workforce system that delivers employment and training services to all employers through PA CareerLink® Employment and Training Centers. Our Centers are operated by EDSI., the Bureau of Workforce Partnership and Operations, and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
At PA CareerLink®, our main business is to provide you with skilled workers. We promise that the employment, training, and labor market services you receive through our workforce delivery system are professional, comprehensive, and on target.
Our premier recruitment, pre-screening, assessment, and job-matching system saves you time and money while linking you to qualified, reliable workers ( We further promote the growth of your business by providing current labor market information, access to skills-based training programs, and assistance with training funds.
All of our services are at no cost to you!  To learn how we can individualize an employment and training program or to obtain additional information, contact a workforce development professional at 610-437-5627, extension 136, or email us at

Click above to visit Job Gateway site!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Lehigh Valley Snapshot from Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board

Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director
Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc. 

Our objective at the LVWDB is to not only build a one-stop workforce delivery system for the Lehigh Valley but provide valuable labor market information and data.  This information ensures an employer demand-driven world class workforce system aligned with economic development, education and the community focusing on targeted industry clusters.

I will be sharing data and statistic that are developed and personalized for the Lehigh Valley periodically through out the year.

Did you know that more people are commuting out of the Lehigh Valley for work?  This and more information provided in the Lehigh Valley Snapshot!  If you would more information please contact me directly at

                                                              LVWDB Snapshot
please click on the link below!