Tech Talent Initiative

NVTC Tech Talent Initiative

Business Workforce Resources

Incumbent Worker Training Initiative of Northern Virginia: Save on Industry Training and Credentials for your Employees

In today's competitive marketplace, having employees with the most up-to-date training and credentials can be vital to winning your next contract or signing your newest customer. Through the Incumbent Worker Training Initiative of Northern Virginia (IWTNV), companies have the opportunity to upgrade the skills of their current employees.

IWTNV provides funding for up to 90 percent of the cost of industry-recognized IT and cybersecurity training and certifications, to ensure your company and employers are top notch in this dynamic field. Learn more about IWTNV

Click here to learn more about the Incumbent Worker Training Initiative.

Virginia Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities

NVTC is partnering with Virginia's Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities (CPID) to offer member employers access to training and resources to help meet their tech talent needs. Through the CPID project, employers can tap into:

  • Recruiting and screening activities to help attract qualified applicants
  • Employee development and retention services, including financial incentives and grant funding
  • Business consultation and planning to enhance your business performance
Click here to learn more.

NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) connects Veterans and military spouses to employment opportunities within Virginia's technology community and provides support to NVTC member companies in their efforts to recruit, hire, train and retain qualified Veteran employees.

Learn more about the VEI and how your organization can recruit and engage top Veteran talent by emailing VEI Executive Director Steve Jordon.

NOVA Workforce

NOVA Workforce conducts research on economic conditions and the labor market in Northern Virginia to develop a robust talent pipeline that meets the needs of employers in the region. NOVA Workforce produces downloadable dashboards, reports and publications on industry sectors, hiring trends and other economic indicators. Custom research and labor market presentations are also available for businesses, workforce development boards and community partners.

Access NOVA Workforce's research here.

Tech Valley Connect

The Tech Valley Connect model is an innovative business model to assist regions across the country to leverage their ability in attracting professional talent.
Tech Valley Connect is a centralized structured hub of support for employers operating out of the area's economic development organization to serve employers who are relocating new hires and those with families both during the candidate recruitment phase and post-hire, for the first year of new hire's employment. This innovative infrastructure assists by strategically accelerating professional networks for spouse/partners of new and existing hires who are looking for work with leadership in their field as well as personal networks comprehensively integrating new comers into the regional communities.

Click here to learn more.

Interested in sharing your workforce resources with NVTC members? Contact John Shaw.