The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) and the Little Rock Workforce Development Board (LRWDB) will hold a joint Regional Partnership Meeting on February 13, 2019. The meeting will take place at the University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College Business and Industry Center. CAPDD Executive Director, Rodney Larsen, and LRWDB Executive Director, W. … [more]
Blog - Employer Services
The Little Rock Workforce Development Board (LRWDB) experienced many successes in 2018! During the fourth quarter, a few notable items include: Manufacturing Hiring Event On October 31, the LRWDB and Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce worked together to hold a Manufacturing Hiring Event at the Little Rock Workforce Center. A total of 14 employers, … [more]
On November 26, 2018 the Little Rock Workforce Development Board (LRWDB) was notified of contingent approval for an Arkansas Expands Apprenticeship (AREA) grant. The AREA Second Round Continuation Funding Grant is in the amount of $85,500. AREA Grants aim to increase registered apprentices by 10% in two years in targeted industries of Advanced Manufacturing, Transportation, … [more]
Mayor Mark Stodola issued a proclamation establishing November 12-16 as National Apprenticeship Week throughout the City of Little Rock. The proclamation is one of over 1,000 events and proclamations around the country. The proclamation highlights the value of apprenticeships in in Little Rock and across Arkansas, including: Registered Apprenticeship training provides the state with highly-trained … [more]
The Little Rock Workforce Development Board (LRWDB) and Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce are working together to bring an exciting Manufacturing Hiring Event to Little Rock on October 31, 2018! See details in the event flyer below. We hope you will join us to meet representatives from local manufacturing companies.