What We Do
For Job Seekers
Because the WIB is composed of private and public-sector leaders from business, education, labor, community and faith-based organizations, and government, it is uniquely positioned to help connect job seekers to jobs. Whether you’ve lost your job or need to apply for employment for the first time, the Bergen One-Stop Career Center can help. The One-Stop Career Center provides dozens of employment resources, most of which are free of charge. Special programs are available to assist you if you have a disability, need literacy services, are a veteran, have been laid off, or are on welfare.More
The Bergen County Workforce Investment Board oversees the One-Stop Career Center, and acts as a liaison between the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) and local businesses, connecting employers to incentive programs, training grants, tax credits, on-the-job training for workers, and other business-related services. The WIB monitors the One-Stop Career Center, which assists in recruiting and training employees. Local businesses use the One-Stop Career Center to screen and recruit workers through recruitment events, job fairs, customized sessions, and more.More
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
RFP-17-001 One Stop Career Center Operator
Sealed Competitive Contracting Proposals will be received by the County of Bergen on January 20th 2017 at 3:00PM. prevailing time in the Purchasing Division, One Bergen County Plaza, 3rd Floor, Hackensack NJ 07601 at which time and place Proposals will be opened and read in public for: RFP-17-001 One Stop Career Center Operator.
Proposals must be made on the standard proposal forms, be enclosed in a sealed package bearing the name and address of the bidder and “RFP #, RFP TITLE and Respondent NAME on the outside, addressed to Gerald T Reiner Jr., Purchasing Agent, at the address above.
The County of Bergen requests that you submit all pages of the response on a CD in addition to the original and 2 (two) printed copies. If a spreadsheet is requested it can be included on the same CD in a separate file in excel format.
Specifications and instructions to bidders may be obtained at the Purchasing Office or through the County website at www.BergenBids.com or by fax to 201-336-7105.
All Bid Addenda will be issued on the website. Therefore, all interested respondents should check the website from now through bid opening. It is the sole responsibility of the respondent to be knowledgeable of all addenda related to this procurement.
Bidders shall comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A 10:5-31 and N.J.A.C. 17-27 et seq.
Gerald T Reiner Jr, CCPO, QPA
Now Accepting Project SEARCH Application for the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year
Project SEARCH Public Information Session – January 31
PUBLIC NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR COMMENT
Bergen WDB 2016-2020 Local Plan
The Bergen County Workforce Development Board’s 2016-2020 Local Plan is available for review here (Download Plan).
The 4-Year Plan provides information on workforce development strategies, and a review of programs funded under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
The public comment period will expire at close of business on December 29, 2016. All comments on the plan must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments can also be submitted via the Comment Form (Download Comment Form). A hard copy of the plan is also available by request by calling (201) 343-8830.
The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development is proud to announce the launch of the New Jersey Career Connections website, a new job search and career navigation platform taking the place of Jobs4Jersey.com.
New Jersey Career Connections was designed in collaboration with government agencies, county colleges, libraries, and community and faith-based organizations to unify service delivery at One-Stop Career Centers, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services locations, public libraries, community colleges, and partner locations throughout New Jersey.
When fully implemented, the New Jersey Career Connections Network will offer New Jerseyans an unprecedented number of locations where they can access a unified approach to career exploration and navigation. The department has partnered with county colleges to provide training on the Career Connections model to more than 800 One-Stop, library and community college staff.