IMPROVING OUR WORKFORCE EVERYDAY

The Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board’s Local Strategic Plans outline how we intend to improve the future for the workforce in the Virginia Career Works – Bay Consortium Region.

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VIRGINIA CAREER WORKS REFERRAL PORTAL

The Virginia Career Works Referral Portal is the gateway for individuals seeking access to career, education and support resources in the Virginia Career Works – Bay Consortium Region..

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July 2021

Lunch & Learn – Hosted by Cherry Bekaert 
Monetizing Employee Retention & R&D Credits
July 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:oo pm
Register Here: https://www.meetup.com/RIoT-Virginia/events/279028159/
Lunch & Learn Flyer 7-15-2021

Regional Job Fair & Community Connection
Regional Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Job Fair to be held at the Job Assistance Center, 1399 Centerville Road, Shacklefords, Virginia 23156
July 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
MP-NN Job Fair Flyer
Registration Form MP-NN Job Fair

Virtual Multi-Employer Hiring Event Conducted on Premier Virtual
Statewide Virginia Career Works Hiring Event
July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – (Open to Public)
Employers Register & Login Here: https://tinyurl.com/hd4f4c3b
Job Seekers Register & Login Here: https://tinyurl.com/vjrtzf57

June 2021

Job Readiness Seminars
June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Open to the Public)
Job Assistance Center
1399 Centerville Road
Shacklefords, VA 23156
For more information contact Kimberly Taylor at 804-785-5977 or k.taylor@dss.virginia.gov 
Job Ready Flyer

VCW Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula Multi-Employer Hiring Event
June 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  (Open to the Public)
Richmond County Fairgrounds
315 Community Park Lane, Warsaw VA 22572
For more information or to register for this hiring event please contact Katlyn Moss at 804-333-4048 ext. 5 kmoss@baywib.org

May 2021

Friday Forum on Offshore Wind hosted by the Hampton Roads Workforce Council
May 21, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am (Open to the Public)
May CVOW Friday Forum Flyer 5-21-21

March 2021

Virtual Multi-Employer Hiring Event Conducted on Premier Virtual
Statewide Virginia Career Works:  Virtual Hiring Event Registration
March 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – (Open to Public) VCW Fredericksburg Center
March 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – (Open to Public)
March 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – (Open to Public) VCW Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Centers

Virtual Bay Aging Hiring Event Conducted on Zoom
Bay Aging Virtual Hiring Event Registration
March 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – (Open to Public) 

February 2021

Virtual Workshops Conducted on Zoom

Interviewing Skills Workshop
February 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Virtual Interviewing Skills Workshop Zoom Link

Virtual Multi-Employer Hiring Event Conducted on Zoom
Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center:  Virtual Hiring Event Registration
February 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – (Open to Veterans)
February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – (Open to Public)

Interviewing Skills Workshop
February 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Virtual Interviewing Skills Workshop Zoom Link

WIOA Orientation Workshop
February 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Virtual WIOA Orientation Link

January 2021

Virtual Workshops Conducted on Zoom

Resume Workshop
January 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

Job Search Workshop
January 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Job Search Workshop Zoom Link

Virtual Multi-Employer Hiring Event Conducted on Zoom
Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center:  Virtual Hiring Event Registration
January 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – (Open to Veterans)
January 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – (Open to Public)

Interviewing Skills Workshop
January 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Interviewing Skills Workshop Zoom Link

Resume Workshop
January 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

Interviewing Skills Workshop
January 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Interviewing Skills Workshop Zoom Link

Job Search Workshop
January 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Job Search Workshop Zoom Link

WIOA Orientation Workshop
January 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Virtual WIOA Orientation Link

Resume Workshop
January 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

Resume Workshop
January 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

Job Search Workshop
January 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Job Search Workshop Zoom Link

WIOA Orientation Workshop
January 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Virtual WIOA Orientation Link

December 2020

Virtual Workshops Conducted on Zoom

Resume Workshop
December 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

Resume Workshop
December 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Resume Workshop Zoom Link

WIOA Orientation Workshop
December 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Virtual WIOA Orientation Link

Interviewing Skills Workshop
December 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Virtual Interviewing Skills Workshop Zoom Link

WIOA Orientation Workshop
December 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Virtual WIOA Orientation Link

July 2021

Virginia Awarded $1.5 Million Federal Grant to Support Maritime Industrial Base and Small Defense Business Cyber Training- July 22, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Dropped Again, Falling to 4.3 Percent in June – July 16, 2021

Governor Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking on Northern Neck Broadband Project – July 8, 2021

June 2021

Governor Northam Welcomes $182 Million Investment from Nestlé Purina PetCare in King William County – June 30, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.5 Percent in May – June 23, 2021

Governor Northam Launches Return to Earn Grant Program to Help Virginians Transition Back to Work – June 11, 2021

May 2021

Governor Northam Directs Virginia Employment Commission to Speed Up Processing of Unemployment Claims – May 18, 2021

April 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 5.1 Percent in March – April 16, 2021

December 2020

REV Virtual Info Session – December 1, 2020

November 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19 – November 13, 2020

Governor Northam Announces $25 Million in CARES Act Funding for Medicaid Day Support Providers – November 9, 2020

Governor Northam Directs $7 Million in CARES Act Funding to Virginia Food Banks – November 9, 2020

October 2020

Transit Supporting Working Families Program Flyer – 10-28-2020

Transit Supporting Working Families Program Participant Guide

August 2020

Governor Northam Announces More Than $6 Million to Support State and Local Criminal Justice Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – August 31, 2020

Virginia Receives Approval to Expand Access to Health Care through State-Based Exchange – August 21, 2020

Governor Northam Proposes Voter Protection Measures Ahead of November General Election – August 18, 2020

July 2020

Learn more about the Virginia Ready Initiative – July 30, 2020

VA Career Works New River/Mt. Rogers Podcast on the Virginia Ready Initiative – July 30, 2020

The Rebuild VA Small Business Grant Program – July 27, 2020

May 2020

Governor Northam Delays Phase One for Accomack County and the City of Richmond – May 14, 2020

Governor Northam Calls for Increased COVID-19 Testing in Two Federally-Run Detention Facilities – May 14, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions – May 9, 2020

April 2020

Governor Northam Acts to Ensure Liability Protections for Healthcare Workers – April 28, 2020

Governor Northam Unveils Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions – April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Taps Broad Group of Leaders for COVID-19 Business Task Force – April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Extends Ban on Elective Surgeries, Closure of DMV Offices – April 23, 2020

Virginia Dramatically Decreases Jail Population Following Guidance from Governor Northam – April 17, 2020

Governor Northam Requests Additional Federal Support for Virginia Workers, Economy – April 16, 2020

Governor Northam Announces $70 Million in New Funding to Expand Access to Child Care During COVID-19 Pandemic – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Extends Business Closures for Two Weeks to May 8 – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Call for Additional Volunteers to Meet COVID-19 Health Care Demand – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of ‘Virtual Virginia’ to Support Distance Learning During School Closures – April 13, 2020

Virginia Uses Genetic Technology to Combat COVID-19 – April 6, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Emergency Funding to Shelter Virginia’s Homeless Population – April 3, 2020

Virginia receives Major Disaster Declaration from Federal Government for COVID-19 – April 2, 2020

March 2020

Virginia Employment Commission: Many filing for unemployment are missing out on benefits – March 31, 2020

Governor Northam issues statewide stay at home order – March 30, 2020

Governor Northam directs postponement of elective surgeries – March 25, 2020

Governor Northam orders statewide closure of certain non-essential businesses, K-12 schools – March 23, 2020

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Bay Consortium Newsletter
Virginia Employment Commission Return Contact Scheduler for Unemployment Insurance Claim Questions
Virginia Employment Commission Video – Reinstatement of the Work Search Requirement
Bay Consortium Community Resource Sheet
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The Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board creates and sustains powerful connections between businesses and job seekers through Virginia Career Works, a statewide network of employment professionals.

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