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Apply for up to $50K to train your employees with Incumbent Worker Training!

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County can provide assistance to local companies implementing upskilling for their current workers

Training incumbent workers for hard-to-fill jobs can often shorten recruitment and increase retention — saving companies the average $15,000 turnover costs per employee.

Upskilling is the perfect solution to the challenges for companies face hiring, retaining, and developing their workforce. Through upskilling, businesses are able to promote pre-vetted talent that are experienced in their company culture with the skills they need.

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) is designed to provide funding assistance to qualifying employers to provide skills training to full-time, permanent employees.

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Application Deadline August 1, 2022

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