Employment and Training Services Can Help Job Seekers and Employers – Morris County, NJ

Posted on January 19, 2022

Federally funded training programs available in 2022

Dozens of Morris County job seekers have found success in 2021, after upgrading their skills through Morris County Employment and Training Services (ETS), and 2022 could be even better.

The key is obtaining the exact type of skills that employers in New Jersey’s major industry clusters are looking for to grow their businesses, and ETS has the ability to place Morris County residents in training programs that provide those skills. Employers can also find the talent they need in the local workforce by working through ETS, particularly through its on-the-job training program.

“I didn’t know it was available. This program and the training helped me a lot to upgrade my skills and get a job this year,” said one intern, who spent more than a year at look for a job without success before following a training via ETS.

“It’s a great program and I’m thinking of hiring more staff using this program,” said a local employer, who hired a Morris County resident through an ETS training program.

group of workers Through the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant, ETS provides training grants to job seekers to improve their skills. ETS also offers employers the opportunity to offset some of their training costs through the on-the-job training program.

Beyond professional training, many program participants earn important credentials that are in demand by area employers, including certifications in programs involving project management, CompTIA, cosmetology, pharmacy technician, Commercial Truck Driver’s License (CDL), Supply Chain Professional and many other areas.

There are hundreds of training programs to choose from. Individuals interested in learning how to obtain training or employers interested in securing funds to hire and train new employees, please call ETS at 973-285-6880, email [email protected], or visit their website www.msw-jobtraining.org.

Text “MSW” to 973-834-6955 for text updates on job postings, hiring events, training programs, and more.

ETS operates under the auspices of the Morris/Sussex/Warren Workforce Development Board.