“This landing page not only helps job seekers search for employment opportunities more easily, but it also helps attract and retain talent, increase workforce participation and spur job growth,” the press release stated.
View the WV Jobs site at https://wvforward.wvu.edu/wv-jobs.
“Making sure West Virginia can attract and retain the best and brightest is one of the top ways to expand our talent pool and fill job openings, driving long-term economic prosperity,” Rochelle Goodwin, WV Forward member and WVU’s Senior Associate Vice President for academic and public strategy, said. “Hopefully, this simple landing page will make the job search process just a little easier.”
While thousands of graduates are hanging up their caps and gowns and looking to start their careers, the portal also factors in as an opportune tool to help young professionals educated in West Virginia find jobs in West Virginia while drawing in new talent from across the world.
“I’m very excited about the launch of the WV Jobs page on the WV Forward website. There are a surprising number of unfilled jobs in West Virginia, and this new resource will help to close the gap between job seekers and employers,” Travis Kahle, director of the Center for Career Development at the University of Charleston, said. “Too many of our talented young West Virginians leave the state in search of job opportunities when there are plenty of great jobs right here in the Mountain State.
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