Business Training and Employment Resources

Workforce Development Institute
at Rowan College at Burlington County

Rowan College at Burlington County’s Workforce Development Institute combines all of the workforce development resources of county agencies and its educational institutions into one powerful unit.

Highly skilled, motivated employees are key to your business' success. Skill-enhancing training can also serve as a powerful employee retention tool in today's competitive labor market. Employees often list training second only to healthcare when ranking benefits in order of importance.

Services Include:
Workforce Assessment
Labor Market Information
Training Programs (On-the-Job Training)
Focus Groups
Tax Incentive Information
Layoff Aversion Strategies


New Jersey Business Portal

Training & Training Grants
Discover the NJ workforce training programs and NJ workforce training grants available to you.

Customized Training, Literacy/Basic Skills
New Jersey Training Opportunities
Labor Market Information


United States Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration

The US Department of Labor offers workforce training opportunities for businesses. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) https://www.doleta.gov/WIOA/Overview.cfm is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.


NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Jobs4Jersey: Employers Workforce Development

  • OnRamp - Find skilled workers
  • Customized Training
  • Talent Networks
  • Hiring Incentives
  • More for Employers

Services areas covered:

  • Employer Accounts
  • Employer Handbook
  • Family Leave Insurance
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Labor Market Information
  • Safety & Health
  • Social Security Disability Programs
  • Temporary Disability
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Wage & Hour
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workforce Development

Recovery4Jersey helps you rebuild your business by allowing you to hire the people you need to do the work you need done. To offset your hiring costs, this on-the-job training program will reimburse you 50% of your new workers' wages. Please contact your local business representative for more information.

Opportunity4Jerseyersey is a grant program designed to help build a pipeline of future employees for your business.


State of NJ Business Portal

New Jersey offers training grants and resources to help you recruit the ideal staff and train new and current employees. In this section, you can also learn about your insurance, safety and wage obligations as an employer.

  • Training and Training Grants
  • Recruiting, Staffing and Support
  • Unemployment and Disability
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Licenses & Permits

NJ Small Business Development Center

NJSBDC Training Events - Affordable small business training

NJ Small Business Development Centers Online Training Program: We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared towards building the many skills needed to run a successful business.

NJSBDC Technology Commercialization Program

Entrepreneur Certificate Program


NJ State Employment & Training Commission

The mission of the Commission is to improve the skills of New Jersey's workforce by creating a coherent, integrated system of employment and training programs and services which, in concert with the efforts of the private sector, will provide each citizen of the State with equal access to the learning opportunities needed to attain and maintain high levels of productivity and earning power.


Burlington County Library Business Center

Burlington County Library - Resources For Businesses

As part of their Jobs & Careers Center, the Burlington County Library provides guides for career exploration, education, career training, and job searching. The library provides access to:

  • Online resources for career exploration and job searching
  • Job searching classes at the library
  • Computer classes for Microsoft Office programs
  • Hundreds of books on writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, leadership, and public speaking .

Jobs & Careers Center