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Employer Services

businesswomen shaking hands during meetingThe Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board provides a range of services to address the employment needs of local businesses.

The Workforce Board's primary goal is to help businesses solve employment-related problems in an effort to increase profitability and productivity.

For more information contact Ladonna Russell, executive director, at 815-935-0074 or email

Finding qualified applicants

The Workforce Board can help employers conduct the most thorough applicant search possible. Using Illinois' largest applicant database, individuals are identified who meet your specific needs--from managerial to high-tech to administrative support positions. The best candidates are referred for the job.

Labor market information

Valuable data, including current average wages, projected labor demand and affirmative action information is available in both printed and electronic form to aid in your strategic planning and daily business decisions.

Specialized services

The Workforce Board offers a wide range of additional services. They include:

  • staff recruitment for mass hiring
  • customized training
  • outplacement assistance for business and economic development, including information about federal and state financial incentives
  • Internet-base Illinois Skills Match and Illinois workNet
  • on-site dislocated worker assistance
  • pre-employment screening
  • skill assessment and upgrading 

Business resources

Information is available on the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program, the Federal Bonding Program, the labor market, entrepreneurial training and the Hire the Future Program. On-the-job training reimbursement is also available for eligible new employees.