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Unlock resources to increase the skills and efficiency of your staff and double your training budget

Business Outreach Summary of Services 

Business Services Contact

    Rae Ann Widmer-Mason
    Deputy Director 
    Chemung Schuyler Steuben
    Workforce New York
    O: 607-937-8337
    C: 607-377-9048
    E: raeann.widmermason@csswfny.com


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    CSS Workforce NY can help your business tap into resources to assist with: 

    Training Funding:

    Provides businesses the opportunity to update the skills of one or more employees, and to offset a portion of the cost of that training. Up to 50% of the cost of training eligible employees may be available for reimbursement. 

    "Thank you! This is a huge help to provide critical training needed for our company to continue to move forward." - Jabil

    Instructions and forms for businesses requesting Customized Training funding:
    Summary of Needs Request Template

    Provides businesses the opportunity to improve the skillset of an individual employee or support the skill development of a "new hire", while offsetting a portion of the wages during that identified training period, resulting in: Up to 50% of the pay rate of the each employee in training may be reimbursed for a maximum of $2,000.00 per contract.  

    Instructions and forms for businesses requesting OJT funding:

    Talent Attraction and Recruitment:

    • Free Job Posting in the NYS Department of Labor Job Bank - Hot Jobs Link 
    • Opportunities to recruit job seekers through our four American Job Centers, Virtual Meet the Employer Events and Drive Thru Job Fairs
    • Access to grants to support the initial training costs of your "new hire" (OJT)
    • Wage Analysis- How do your Wages Align with others in the Region? 

    HR Resources:

    • Support Services of Businesses that "Right Size" - Strategically down-size while maintaining employee morale and minimizing future UI obligations
    • Labor Market Information- Historical Look-Back/ Projections of Labor Data
    • Tax Incentive Information - Employment-based tax credits to cut federal and state tax liability

    Hot JobsHot Jobs

    Hot Jobs is a free, on-line tool for employers to use to recruit. If you don’t have the time, money or staff, let us post your positions on National & State Job Banks and spread the word through the most popular social media outlets. It’s easy: just take a couple of minutes to give us your job details and put us to work for you! You can copy/paste your job description into the form. Fill out the Hot Jobs form online.

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