Financial Services Talent Network

  • A statewide strategy, funded by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD), for identifying and connecting the key partnerships required to address Financial Services industry staffing and training challenges.
  • These partnerships include strong working relationships that the Financial Services Talent Network is developing with and between employers, job seekers, educational institutions and LWD.
  • Our goal is to provide the most valuable and easy to use information and best practices that will help to put NJ residents back to work in Financial Services. 

Benefits to Job Seekers

  • Detailed information regarding specific career paths and opportunities within Financial Services
  • Easy access to valuable tools and resources to immediately assist and inform your job/career search
  • Connect with others in the Financial Services Talent Network to ask questions, share experiences and leverage information
  • Information about specific educational requirements, providers and financial assistance

Benefits to Employers

  • Single-point of contact within Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD)
  • Free marketing of career opportunities and Job Fair information
  • Focused access to educational partners and LWD to increase talent pools and candidate readiness.
  • Focused access to Veterans and People with Disabilities
  • Opportunity to shape and participate in FS Industry Week
  • Access to subsidized wages, tax credits and training funds

Benefits to Educational Institutions

  • Single-point of contact within Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) for Financial Services
  • Free marketing of educational programs and opportunities
  • Access to Financial Services industry partners and LWD to enhance curriculum relevance, facilitate access and increase enrollment
  • Opportunity to shape and participate in FS Industry Week
  • Access to training grants

Benefits to One-Stops and LWD

  • Focused industry information, tools and resources to guide job seekers
  • Improved ability to source and assess talent for the Financial Services industry
  • Focused feedback on the needs of all partners to continuously improve the services provided by LWD and One-Stop Centers
  • Improved and sustained credibility with Financial Services Employers and Job Seekers

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