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

What’s New

WIOA FY17 Plan Executive Summary — Click here to download our Plan Summary (see “Relevant Links” on the right-hand side of the page!

REBHC 2016 Manufacturing Technology Adoption Survey — Click here to read about our work in the advanced manufacturing sector and to see the survey report!

WTF Direct Access RFP — Commonwealth Corporation has announced the release of the Workforce Training Fund Direct Access Program RFP.  The intent of the program is to provide all businesses, with a special emphasis on small businesses (100 employees or fewer in Massachusetts) with direct and streamlined access to training.  Lead applicants must be a Massachusetts based training provider with demonstrated capacity to deliver training to incumbent workers in one of the allowable training types outlined in Section 3 of the RFP. See link for more info and to get RFP!

MassMutual IT Academy — Click on link to see the 2016 Job Postings now available through MassMutual, by their invitation to apply. Updated 3/24/16

Amp it Up! — Final report released March, 2016 — click on link to download report (under relevant links on the right)

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)!

WIOA FY’16 Plan — Click here to download the summary of the FY’16 Workforce Plan for Hampden County, the full plan and/or the summary of the Integrated Budget for FY16.

MA Workforce Training Fund — Click here to read more about this program as well as other employer hiring incentives.

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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URL-Icon1 New Report for 2015! Latinos in Massachusetts Public Schools: Holyoke 

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