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For Immediate Release:
June 11, 2012
Media Contact:
Alejandra Castro Nuñez

Small Business Development promotes website to help contractors recruit workers

(MIAMI, June 11, 2012) – Small Business Development (SBD), under the Business Affairs Division of the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources has partnered with the South Florida Workforce Investment Board (SFWIB) and launched an initiative to assist contractors fulfill recruitment and hiring needs for capital improvement projects.

Small Business Development has created a link on their website that allows contractors to post job openings electronically. The link is a tool for contractors to fulfill the job posting requirements set by Miami-Dade County.   The new initiative will allow SFWIB to match the job requirements submitted by contractors to the available workforce.

In addition, residents interested in posting information for potential employment consideration may complete a questionnaire electronically. The intent is to provide a place for the community to submit information for potential employment consideration. The information that is provided will be made available to awarded prime trade contractors who may require that skill set.

For further information, please contact Veronica Clark at 305-375-4770.