Workforce Development Center, City of Alexandria, VA

Workforce Development Center, City of Alexandria, VA This is the official City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center page.
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Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immed...
09/18/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” recruitment event with Sunrise Senior Living

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Sunrise Senior Living. Register at
wdcmeettheemployersunriseseniorliving.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Sunrise Senior Living.

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the pos...
09/18/2020

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the positions below as well as other opportunities.

If you have been recently laid off or are looking to change careers, upgrade your skills through SkillUp®️ Alexandria Ci...
09/17/2020

If you have been recently laid off or are looking to change careers, upgrade your skills through SkillUp®️ Alexandria City & Arlington, which offers free and unlimited access to more than 5,000 high-quality online training courses in English and Spanish. Learn more about the initiative and other resources at alexandriava.gov/115059.

Let us help you get back to work! Take advantage of free online workshops like navigating a virtual career fair, intervi...
09/17/2020

Let us help you get back to work! Take advantage of free online workshops like navigating a virtual career fair, interviewing online, resume building and more led by WDC career coaches, who provide one-on-one and group coaching to support in your job search and career development. Register at alexandriawdc.eventbrite.com. For other services, call 703.746.5990 or email [email protected].

JOBS :: Are you looking for employment? Learn about WDC services and resources at alexandriava.gov/WorkforceDevelopment ...
09/17/2020

JOBS :: Are you looking for employment? Learn about WDC services and resources at alexandriava.gov/WorkforceDevelopment and access new opportunities on our Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5990.

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immedi...
09/17/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” virtual recruitment event with Giant Food

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Giant Food. Register at
wdcmeettheemployergiantfood.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Giant Food.

INFO :: Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Learn helpful tips on how to cope...
09/16/2020

INFO :: Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Learn helpful tips on how to cope with stress and where to access support when needed at alexandriava.gov/92897.

If the normal operations of your small business or nonprofit was disrupted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a Rebuil...
09/16/2020
Financial Relief for Small Businesses

If the normal operations of your small business or nonprofit was disrupted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a Rebuild! VA grant. Businesses and non-profits that are approved may receive up to three times their average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum of $10,000. Learn more about this and other resources for small businesses at alexandriava.gov/115060.

Resources for small businesses and nonprofits that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immed...
09/16/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” recruitment event with Sunrise Senior Living

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Sunrise Senior Living. Register at
wdcmeettheemployersunriseseniorliving.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Sunrise Senior Living.

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the pos...
09/16/2020

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the positions below as well as other opportunities.

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immedi...
09/15/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” virtual recruitment event with Giant Food

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Giant Food. Register at
wdcmeettheemployergiantfood.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Giant Food.

Want to learn how to prepare for and navigate a virtual job fair? Attend a free online workshop taught by a live Career ...
09/15/2020
Prepare for & Navigate the Virtual Job Fair **Online Event**

Want to learn how to prepare for and navigate a virtual job fair? Attend a free online workshop taught by a live Career Coach and learn what to expect and how to be successful at an online job fair. Next session is September 16 at 1 p.m. Register at wdcnavvirtualjobfair.eventbrite.com

Learn how to prepare for and navigate the virtual job fair in this online workshop taught by a City of Alexandria Career Coach.

Register for this free online workshop to learn how to effectively search for jobs. Learn about resources and strategies...
09/15/2020
Job Search Skills **Online Workshop**

Register for this free online workshop to learn how to effectively search for jobs. Learn about resources and strategies to assist with looking for open positions and employers and get the chance to ask questions and receive tailored feedback to your specific job search. Next session is September 16 at 10 a.m. wdcjobsearch.eventbrite.com.

Learn how to refine your job search skills with the guidance of a City of Alexandria Career Coach.

Are you recently unemployed or want to change your career and don’t know where to start? We are now offering free one-on...
09/15/2020
1:1 Job Coaching

Are you recently unemployed or want to change your career and don’t know where to start? We are now offering free one-on-one Job Search Coaching to help Alexandrians who have experienced job loss during the pandemic. Register for an in-take appointment at 1on1jobcoaching.eventbrite.com or send an email to [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

The Workforce Development Center is now offering one-on-one Job Search Coaching to help support Alexandrians who have experienced job loss.

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the pos...
09/14/2020

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the positions below as well as other opportunities.

Register for this free online workshop to learn the importance of networking, both online and in-person. Interact with a...
09/14/2020
Networking **Online Workshop**

Register for this free online workshop to learn the importance of networking, both online and in-person. Interact with a live Career Coach during the 1.5 hour session. The next session is September 15, 1 p.m. Register at wdcnetworking.eventbrite.com.

Learn the importance of networking with the guidance of a City of Alexandria Career Coach.

Aprenda refinar sus habilidades de búsqueda de empleo con la guía de un Asesor de Carrera de la Ciudad de Alexandria. In...
09/14/2020

Aprenda refinar sus habilidades de búsqueda de empleo con la guía de un Asesor de Carrera de la Ciudad de Alexandria. Inscríbase para este taller en línea para aprender habilidades de búsqueda de empleo. Esta sesión de 1.5 horas le dará recursos y estrategias para ayudar a buscar puestos vacantes y empleadores. Tendrá la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y recibir comentarios personalizados a su búsqueda de empleo específica. Este evento está patrocinado por el Centro de Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral de la Ciudad de Alexandría. La asistencia es GRATUITA. wdcbusquedadeempleo.eventbrite.com

Want to learn how to build an effective resume? Register for this free online workshop, which provides an overview of di...
09/14/2020
Resume Building **Online Workshop**

Want to learn how to build an effective resume? Register for this free online workshop, which provides an overview of different types of resumes and offers you the chance to apply what you learn to your own resume. Get your questions answered by a live Career Coach. Next session is September 15, 10 a.m. Register at wdcresume.eventbrite.com.

Learn how to build an effective resume with the guidance of a City of Alexandria Career Coach.

09/12/2020
Lograr y Rposperar

Lograr y Prosperar es el compromiso del Centro de Desarrollo Laboral de la Cuidad de Alexandria de Ayudar a sus residentes mantenerse resilientes y volver a trabajar.

alexandriava.gov/WorkforceDevelopment

When life takes an unexpected turn, the Department of Community and Human Services is there for you. Follow them on Face...
09/12/2020

When life takes an unexpected turn, the Department of Community and Human Services is there for you. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe to the Spanish Language Info Text Line to get the latest information about resources and programs supporting Alexandria residents during COVID-19 and beyond. facebook.com/DCHSAlexandriaVA twitter.com/DCHS_AlexVA

JOBS :: WDC is working closely with our partners to provide resources for workers and job seekers. Learn about unemploym...
09/12/2020

JOBS :: WDC is working closely with our partners to provide resources for workers and job seekers. Learn about unemployment insurance, the most recent job opportunities and more at alexandriava.gov/115059.

Round Two of Alexandria Back to Business (ALX B2B) grants will begin September 30, 8 a.m., and end October 5, 12 p.m. Th...
09/11/2020

Round Two of Alexandria Back to Business (ALX B2B) grants will begin September 30, 8 a.m., and end October 5, 12 p.m. The program criteria for Round Two has been expanded so additional types of businesses and nonprofit childcare providers will be eligible to apply for the grants, which will be awarded in amounts ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 depending on the number of employees. Applications must be completed and submitted online. Learn more about this program and other financial relief opportunities for small businesses and nonprofits at alexandriava.gov/115060.

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immed...
09/11/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” recruitment event with Sunrise Senior Living

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 10 a.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Sunrise Senior Living. Register at
wdcmeettheemployersunriseseniorliving.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Sunrise Senior Living.

Want to learn how to build an effective resume? Register for this free online workshop, which provides an overview of di...
09/11/2020

Want to learn how to build an effective resume? Register for this free online workshop, which provides an overview of different types of resumes and offers you the chance to apply what you learn to your own resume. Get your questions answered by a live Career Coach. Next session is September 15, 10 a.m. Register at wdcresume.eventbrite.com.

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the pos...
09/11/2020

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the positions below as well as other opportunities.

INFO :: WDC finds quality employees for area businesses. Our business service teams will work with you to help your busi...
09/10/2020

INFO :: WDC finds quality employees for area businesses. Our business service teams will work with you to help your business succeed. Call 703.746.5990 or visit alexandriava.gov/78644 .

Let us help you get back to work! Take advantage of free online workshops like navigating a virtual career fair, intervi...
09/10/2020

Let us help you get back to work! Take advantage of free online workshops like navigating a virtual career fair, interviewing online, resume building and more led by WDC career coaches, who provide one-on-one and group coaching to support in your job search and career development. Register at alexandriawdc.eventbrite.com. For other services, call 703.746.5990 or email [email protected].

Aprenda refinar sus habilidades de búsqueda de empleo con la guía de un Asesor de Carrera de la Ciudad de Alexandria. In...
09/10/2020

Aprenda refinar sus habilidades de búsqueda de empleo con la guía de un Asesor de Carrera de la Ciudad de Alexandria. Inscríbase para este taller en línea para aprender habilidades de búsqueda de empleo. Esta sesión de 1.5 horas le dará recursos y estrategias para ayudar a buscar puestos vacantes y empleadores. Tendrá la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y recibir comentarios personalizados a su búsqueda de empleo específica. Este evento está patrocinado por el Centro de Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral de la Ciudad de Alexandría. La asistencia es GRATUITA. wdcbusquedadeempleo.eventbrite.com.

If the normal operations of your small business or nonprofit was disrupted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a Rebuil...
09/09/2020

If the normal operations of your small business or nonprofit was disrupted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a Rebuild! VA grant. Businesses and non-profits that are approved may receive up to three times their average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum of $10,000. Learn more about this and other resources for small businesses at alexandriava.gov/115060.

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immedi...
09/09/2020
WDC “Meet the Employer” virtual recruitment event with Giant Food

Looking for a job? Attend a free online recruitment event on Thursday, September 24, 1 p.m., and learn more about immediate job openings with Giant Food. Register at
wdcmeettheemployergiantfood.eventbrite.com.

Join us to learn about immediate job opportunities with Giant Food.

Are you recently unemployed or want to change your career and don’t know where to start? We are now offering free one-on...
09/09/2020
1:1 Job Coaching

Are you recently unemployed or want to change your career and don’t know where to start? We are now offering free one-on-one Job Search Coaching to help Alexandrians who have experienced job loss during the pandemic. Register for an in-take appointment at 1on1jobcoaching.eventbrite.com or send an email to [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

The Workforce Development Center is now offering one-on-one Job Search Coaching to help support Alexandrians who have experienced job loss.

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the pos...
09/09/2020

JOBS :: The following employers are now hiring. Visit the WDC Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov for specifics on the positions below as well as other opportunities.

Today is #InternationalLiteracyDay, and WDC joins with communities around the world to draw attention to the importance ...
09/08/2020

Today is #InternationalLiteracyDay, and WDC joins with communities around the world to draw attention to the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies. Our partnership with the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia helps Alexandrian immigrants and refugees gain the skills needed to succeed in the workforce and on the job. For more information, email [email protected] or call 703.746.5990. For more resources for immigrants and refugees, visit alexandriava.gov/115625.

Want to learn how to leverage your skills to find new employment opportunities? Register for a free one-hour online work...
09/08/2020
Essential Skills: Transferable Skills **Online Workshop**

Want to learn how to leverage your skills to find new employment opportunities? Register for a free one-hour online workshop designed to help you identify your skills, highlight them in your job search and apply them to new jobs. Get your questions answered by a live Career Coach. Next session is September 9, 1 p.m. Register at wdctransferableskills090920.eventbrite.com.

Learn how to leverage your skills to find new employment opportunities with the guidance of a City of Alexandria Career Coach.

JOBS :: Are you looking for employment? Learn about WDC services and resources for job seekers at alexandriava.gov/Workf...
09/08/2020

JOBS :: Are you looking for employment? Learn about WDC services and resources for job seekers at alexandriava.gov/WorkforceDevelopment and access new opportunities on our Job Board at wdc.alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5990.

Address

1900 N Beauregard St
Alexandria, VA
22311

General information

The City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center (WDC) provides job preparation services to city residents who are unemployed or underemployed. Services are provided to a diverse population with varying skill levels, ranging from those with less than high school to advanced degrees. The WDC also serves as a no-cost resource to the business community by providing a broad range of services to employers, including applicant sourcing and prescreening, best practices consultation, customized hiring events, labor market information and a sector-focused Business Services Unit (BSU), who assists with workforce planning and optimization. The WDC works to expand community feedback and communication channels through social media platforms, community outreach and partnerships leveraged in the community. We encourage comments, but may remove personal attacks, spam, or anything illegal or obscene.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 746-5940

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