Businesses can access the following resources at the Virginia Career Works - Richlands Center:
Free online labor exchange system including job posting and resume search capabilities
Pre-screened job candidates based on employment qualifications
Local resources for training existing and potential employees
Information on federal and state grants, hiring incentives and tax credits
Current and relevant workforce and business-related data to support your business decisions
Local resources in economic development, finance, and marketing
Free meeting space for training, meetings, Job Fairs, interviews
… and more!
Using the Computer Labs
As use of technology increases, businesses and organizations often need access to computer labs for a variety of needs including online applications at job fairs, onboarding with new hires, or training for their existing workforce. Computer labs can be costly to purchase and maintain for a business that may have limited use of a lab.
Let us help! Use of the Roving Computer Labs in your business or organization is completely FREE and the reservation process is fast and easy. Our Roving Computer Lab is simple to set up and use. Our trained staff will show you how. The Labs are easily transported in the trunk of car.
Roving Computer Lab
Each Roving Computer Lab contains five Dell laptops each equipped with Microsoft Office Suite and wireless mouse.
The labs also have a wireless printer, a wireless router to connect all laptops to available internet and jump drives for saving data from the labs after use.
Labs include all necessary power cords, printer connections, along with a traveling case for easy storage and mobility.
Two Accessibility Packs each contain a low vision keyboard, a track ball mouse, and disposable headphones and earbuds.
Two ViewSonic projectors with power and connectivity cords are available.
Reserving the Lab
Roving Computer Labs and other equipment must be reserved by filling out a reservation request (an online request form is provided below). Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Labs are available to reserve for periods of up to two weeks. Longer reservations may be honored on a case-to-case basis.
Arrangements must be made to pick up the lab, as well as storage of the lab when not in use.
Labs may be loaded with specialized software to meet business needs.
Labs must be returned on time and in the original condition.
For more information about the Roving Computer Lab, or to get a reservation request form, please contact:
Small Business Services Coordinator
Phone: (276) 883-5038
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Please fill out this request form and submit. It will be submitted to Stephen Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Equipment check out date is not finalized until this form has been completed, submitted, and approved.
If you have any questions, please call (276) 883-4034.