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Learn more by visiting the Labor Market Information (LMI) or Louisiana Occupational Information System (LOIS).

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Let us help you with a Hiring/Recruiting Event

Our Business Services Team will arrange, set up, advertise and take the lead on a hiring or recruiting event. Prior to the event, we will recruit and screen applicants to focus on your needs and their competencies. Our goal is to assist you in making the best possible hire by getting the type of job candidates that you need to fill your company’s job openings.

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We offer one-on-one services from our experienced Business Services Team to meet your specific workforce needs. WIB 83 has 10 Business and Career Solutions Centers located across northeast Louisiana. Whether you are looking to hire 1 or 100, we are ready to help. Best of all, YOU’VE ALREADY PAID for our services.

 Workforce Development Board 83 is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

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This document was supported by Grant 90FX0030 from the administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

HPOG is a study funded by the federal government which is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve their skills and find better jobs.  During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities.  Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.  


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