The REB is Building a Better Workforce
by developing our talent at all levels.

What’s New

WIOA FY’16 Plan Summary — Click here to download the summary of the FY’16 Workforce Plan for Hampden County. Public comment period is June 11 – July 11, 2015.

2015 Summer YouthWorks — Click here and see link to download the 2015 YW application release dates, locations and contact names!

Summer Youth 2015 Jobs Campaign is on — Click here to read about it and download our 2015 campaign letter and Donation/Job Order Form! Help us reach 1,000 youth jobs!

REBHC Job Posting — Click here for Manager of Healthcare Programs Job Posting! (See link on right)

2015 Plan for Progress–Click here for the new May 2015 release of ┬áthe┬áregion’s economic development strategy, setting forth a broad vision of “A strong, innovative, engaging, and vibrant economy and quality of life that fosters prosperity and sustainability and is driven by collaborative leadership”.

2015 Massachusetts STEM Summit–Click here for details

December 5, 2014 Youth Council & Legislative Briefing – Click here to see photos of this event!

Youth Vignettes — Click here to read stories of youth work experiences in our YouthWorks and School-to-Career programs!

Educational Infrastructure Capacity Report — Click here and download accompanying report to the Technology Adoption report below!

Workforce Development & Technology Adoption Report — Click here and download new precision manufacturing report from the “relevant links” on right-hand side!

REB Strategic Plan — Click here to read about and download the Strategic Plan covering July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017 as well as the Scoreboard & Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)! First and Second QTR KPI Progress Reports added.

FY’15 REB Annual Workforce Plan — Click on the link to download the Executive Summary, Summary of Integrated Budget, Powerpoint and/or Full Plan with all documents.

REB Board Member-Only Page — Remember to create your registration for access to materials for Board members (see bottom of page!)

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Regional Economy

The Regional Employment Board has updated our website to include a new and improved Regional Labor Market Information section comprised of occupational data, educational attainment, industry and business data, labor force demographics, labor market information and a REB LMI Data Partner Portal.

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New IT Sector Initiative-The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County (REB) has accepted a leadership role of the Western Mass Information Technology Partnership.

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