Employer Services

The Workforce Connection offers a Business Team made up of representatives from each of its partner agencies. Members of the team can help explain the many recruitment and training services provided by the Workforce Connection. For more information, call 815-395-6619 or email businessservices@theworkforceconnection.org



WorkKeys assesment services


The Workforce Connection is a WorkKeys testing center.These assessments, developed by ACT, have been in use for nearly two decades and are already widely accepted by thousands of companies all over the world. The tests are available at a nominal cost to employers.

Skills Training


On-the-Job Training
If an employer is willing to train a new full-time employee on the job, financial incentives may be available to off-set a portion of the individual’s wages during the training period.

Incumbent Worker Training
The incumbent worker training program is designed to assist employers in upgrading the skills of their workforce in order to remain competitive in both regional and global markets.

Customized Training
Customized Training is designed to meet the special requirements of an employer or employers and is conducted with a commitment by the employer to employ an individual on successful completion of training.

Work Experience
The Work Experience program can be a great fit for potential employees with limited work histories.

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