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Employer Partnership Program for Jobseekers

Need a job? The Employer Partnership Program may be your answer.

If you are an out-out work resident of New Jersey, this new program may help you get back to work.

The Employer Partnership on-the-job training (OJT) program encourages employers to hire new workers by assisting them with the costs of training new workers. You get paid job training, and an opportunity to learn a new skill, while the employer gets to rebuild a business and reimbursement for half of your salary.

How to participate in the Employer Partnership program

  • You must be a New Jersey resident who is currently receiving unemployment benefits, or who has exhausted unemployment benefts.
  • you must be paid at least $10.00 an hour.
  • Jobs must be full-time, long-term employment.
  • Depending on the complexity of skills to be learned, the OJT contract period will be either 12 or 26 weeks.

We know employers who have specific, immediate employment need. We will work to find suitable opportunities for you; employers will make the final hiring decision.

The Employer Partnership program helps you rebuild your personal economic situation while you help rebuild New Jersey's economy. To learn if the Employer Partnership program can work for you, visit your local One-Stop Career Center.