Exclusively serving the North State, the Alliance for Workforce Development (AFWD) offers workforce solutions designed to help businesses thrive by providing them with the resources and support they need to develop and maintain a skilled workforce.

During this webinar, AFWD Business Services Representative Maryanne Connelley will cover information on the following topics:

  • On-the-job training (subsidized training)
  • Federal tax credits when hiring from targeted groups
  • Layoff aversion tactics
  • Onboarding support & recruitment methods

This webinar was originally presented on June 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM PT. 

Meet the Speaker


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Maryanne Connelley
Business Services Representative at Alliance for Workforce Development (AFWD)

As a Business Services Representative for AFWD, Maryanne assists businesses with meeting their recruitment, training, and workforce development needs. Maryanne is a proven leader and maintains positive relationships with employers and community partners. She has served as Chairman of the Nevada County Job Fair, Co-Chair of the ERC Talent Team Committee, Ambassador for the Greater Grass Valley Chamber, and as a member of the Sierra College (Nevada County Campus) Council and Dean’s Foundation. Previously, Maryanne was a Senior Admissions Advisor at a private vocational college for 8 years, as well as a realtor for 22 years. Maryanne has been a part of the Nevada County Community for over 30 years.

This webinar is supported by the Grow Manufacturing Initiative, a collaboration of workforce development, education, & industry led by North State manufacturing champions.


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