Employer Services

  • NCWorks Career Center, Roanoke Rapids
    • No cost network of recruiters and recruiting tools to locate qualified applicants
      • Job awareness and outreach strategy – online job postings – Recruitment training video – Job Fairs
    • Applicant screening
      • Application screening – employment consultants – facilities and equipment – testing
  • NC Department of Community Colleges – Halifax Community College
    • Assessments to develop customized position descriptions – Pre-Employment Training
    • Customized Training
      • Development of a training plan in collaboration with the company
      • Network of technical training experts to serve as training instructors
      • Company trainers can be reimbursed for participation in training activities of up to $30/hour
  • On-The-Job Training
    • Resources for training and retraining the local workforce in partnership with a company
  • Apprentice Program
    • Employers mentor entry-level employees in company-specific skills
    • Apprentices will be trained in the classroom and on the job
  • NCWorks Incumbent Training Grants
    • Reimburses companies for the cost of training their workers
    • Employers can receive up to $10,000 per grant and up to $60,000 over the company’s lifetime
  • HalifaxWorks (through Halifax Regional Medical Center)
    • Customized solutions to help employers better manage on-the-job injuries, expedite healing or rehabilitation of employees, stay informed about health and well-being of staff
      • One-Stop Clinic for occupational health
      • Services to ensure a drug-free work environment and optimal health/wellness of employees
      • Customizable package of employee health services to fit business needs
      • Reliable and accessible resource of information on employee health topics
      • Access to a knowledgeable staff that knows worker comp procedures

Cathy A. Scott, Executive Director
Halifax County Economic Development Commission

260 Premier Boulevard
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Phone: 252-519-2630
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Websites: www.HalifaxDevelopment.com and www.HalifaxCorporatePark.com

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