Business Solutions Hosts Free Workshops for Employers

The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board’s Business Solutions team hosted workshops for businesses across the region during the late spring. “The Virtual Workplace: Going Remote, Engaging Your Team, and Managing Effectively” workshop was held at the Virginia Career Works – Richlands Center and the Virginia Career Works – Duffield Center. With businesses feeling the labor […]

ESEM Jobs Project

Appalachian Voices Regional Director of Community and Economic Development, Adam Wells, presented an overview of the ESEM Jobs Project at the event.

On April 5th, the WDB co-hosted the Southwest Virginia Energy Storage and Electrification Manufacturing (ESEM) Jobs Project Economic Development Analysis and Community Advisory Plan Presentation, along with the Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission and the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority. Our region’s companies and communities have been challenged by the ever-changing energy economy while simultaneously […]

LENOWISCO Business Solutions Team Update

At the end of April, the LENOWISCO Business Solutions Team visited Appalachian Sustainable Development in Duffield. BST members toured the facility and learned some about their expansion, like the Agroforestry Technical Assistance Program and the 2022 Summer Field School. Business Solutions Coordinator, Jason Sartin, connected BST members to other businesses and programs during the tour.