Permian Basin Workforce Board offers a number of services to help you recruit the right employees, cut your company overhead and boost your bottom line. No matter what your hiring needs are, we can screen and provide access to an extensive applicant pool. All services provided by the Permian Basin Workforce Board are free of charge.
Permian Basin Workforce Board offers a number of services to help you recruit the right employees, cut your company overhead and boost your bottom line. No matter what your hiring needs are, we can screen and provide access to an extensive applicant pool. Use our facilities for hiring events, along with many other services by filling out the form below or contact a Business Services Consultant to assist you with job postings, job fairs or any workforce-related services.
A Fidelity Bond is a business insurance policy for employers that hire, retain, or promote at-risk individuals. Fidelity Bonds protect employers against loss due to:
- Employee dishonesty
The State of Texas provides bonds free-of-charge as an incentive to hire at-risk applicants. For more information on the program, visit Fidelity Bonding Link: https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/fidelity-bonding
Work Opportunity Tax Credit provides businesses with up to up to six (6) months of subsidized training for qualified employees. Companies submit a weekly timesheet indicating hours worked and receive a monthly wage reimbursement of up to 50% of full-time wage for qualified workers.
Incumbent Worker Training provides funding assistance to qualifying employers to provide skills training to current full-time, permanent emploees. The type of training selected is flexible.
Skills for Small Business (SSB) can pay for training costs for businesses with fewer than 100 employees. For more information, visit the Skills for Small Business link: https://www.twc.texas.gov/businesses/small-businesses
Skills Development Fund (SDF) is Texas’ premier job-training program focused on job creation and retention. The SDF grant provides funding for businesses training and development of new or incumbent workers.
- Up to $500,000 per business
- Target average cost per trainee of $2,000
- Training for full-time employees
Apprenticeship Training Program is an attractive way to develop a highly skilled and productive workforce. Business can qualify for tax incentives. Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship Program are:
- Employee skills are tailored to fit YOUR workplace
- Recruitment and retention of a highly qualified workforce
- A proven process for development of knowledge and skills imparted from experienced personnel to apprentices
Shared Work - Shared Work offers an alternative method of reducing payroll costs during the slowdown period. The Shared Work program allows employers to supplement their employee’s wages lost because of reduced work hours with partial unemployment benefits. For more information visit https://www.twc.texas.gov/businesses/shared-work
Rapid Response program pools resources and services together to assists workers and employers affected by layoffs, plant closures, or natural disasters. The Permian Basin Workforce Board can provide immediate, on-site assistance to help workers facing job losses.