Employers in North Louisiana will find a loyal, productive and qualified labor force. As a right to work state, North Louisiana labor force is eager and ready to work. Testimonials from area companies attest to the productivity and the willingness of our labor force to do what it takes to help their employers succeed. North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) can help arrange interviews with local company executives and their human resource staff to help existing and prospective employers understand the labor pool.
Additionally, there are numerous resources in North Louisiana to help both existing and new employers engage, hire, train and re-train employees. These programs and services range from federal to state to regional to local resources and are administered by public, private and non-profit organizations.
Workforce programs available in North Louisiana fall in two main categories: workforce marketing & recruitment and workforce training & development. North Louisiana Economic Partnership offers a workforce marketing program called North Louisiana Employment Opportunities Network or NEON to assist employers with recruiting the right talent to sustain their growth in North Louisiana. This unique program helps employers and their recruiters market North Louisiana to potential employees.
Other workforce programs offer training and development to ensure the labor force has the right skills for key industries. These programs include LED's FastStart™, the nation's No.1 workforce recruitment, screen and training program; Louisiana Workforce Commission, the state's lead workforce agency; regional Workforce Investment Boards, and higher education and vocational technical college partners. North Louisiana has 12 colleges and universities eager to work with industry to assist with building an employee pipeline.
NLEP can assist you in connecting with all these critical resources as your business requires. Learn more about all the follow programs.
Louisiana Workforce Commission
Higher Education/Vocational-Technical Partners
Other Workforce Development Partners