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Business Solutions

The City of New Orleans and JOB1 understands the important role businesses play in the local economy and quality of life. We actively partner with qualified employers that are looking to expand or relocate within Orleans Parish, providing these eligible organizations with business solutions that meet the specific needs of our employer partners.

The JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center represents the workforce development arm of the City of New Orleans, and offers an array of business development programs and initiatives to assist with starting and growing your business. Serving as the hub of local Workforce Development initiatives, we provide employment and training services federally funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

The JOB1 Business and Career Solutions is part of a network of workforce partners that provide services to various job seeker populations and employers. The JOB1 partner programs include:


  • Business Networking and Educational Events
  • Business Advisory Councils and employer forums
  • Collaboration and partnerships with Regional, State, and Local Business and Economic Development Organizations
  • Promotion of opportunities via Social Media and other electronic platforms

Employer Services Include

  • On-the-Job Training—Wage subsidies to employers for costs associated with training employees on the job for up to six months.
  • Customized Training—Training designed to meet the special requirements of an employer or group of employers. The employer must commit to employ or continue to employ an individual upon successful completion of the training.
  • Interview Space at the Career Center
  • Employee Recruitment Services
  • Employment and Labor Market Statistics
  • Information on Tax Incentives
  • Employee Skills Development
  • Information Assessment of Incumbent Worker Skills
  • Employee Lay-Off Assistance
  • Virtual and In-person Job Fairs and Hiring Events
  • And More!


Online Resources


The Louisiana Virtual One Stop System ( has a host  of information relevant to employers including information on:


  • Labor Market Including Wage Trends and Skills Information
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Labor Market
  • Youth Employment
  • Occupational Licensing
  • Filing Quarterly Wage Reports
  • Form 77 / Separation Notice
  • ONET


Learn more about and get connected with the City of New Orleans Office of Economic Development:

If your business was assisted by JOB1 (job fair, referral, reverse referral, HiRE, etc.), please report the hire here:

If your business would like assistance in filling a vacancy, submit your request here:

Did you know JOB1 offers an on-the-job training program, where employers can receive up to 50% of the employee’s salary while they train in the position. Start the process here:

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