Training Services for Employers

On-the-Job Training • Incumbent Worker Training • Work Experience • Customized Training

Services for Employers

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


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.

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.

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.

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


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The Workforce Connection– an Illinois WorkNet Center and partner in the American Job Center network. This program is funded by The Workforce Connection, Inc., Il Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Connection is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this website may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711. Contact the Equal Opportunity Officer at 815-395-6626. This program is subject to the provisions of the “Jobs for Veteran’s Act” Public Law 107-288, which provides priority of services to veterans and spouses of certain veterans.

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