Without at least a GED or High School education your earning potential is substantially less than those who have completed their education. A diploma or trade certificate can increase your earning opportunities by more than 30%.
In addition to certification, get help building a resume, interviewing, and searching for your next job using free tools and strategies to position yourself for success.
Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW)
VIEW provides employment, education, and training opportunities to recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). The program offers participants the opportunity to obtain work, experience and work skills necessary for self-sufficiency; contribute to the self-sufficiency of their families; and achieve economic independence.
Share Network Access Point (SNAP) at your Library
As SNAP centers, Virginia Beach public libraries provide specially trained staff and dedicated computers to help connect job-seekers with Opp Inc.’s job-matching tools, either online or through direct referral.
Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC)
FFSC offers job search, resume building, interview skills and other employment resources for exiting military members, veterans and their families.
Opportunity Inc. (OppInc)
A One-Stop Career Center or One-Stop Workforce Center where a wide range of employment, training, and career education program services are available to employers, workers, job seekers and youth.
Small Business Resource Collection (SBDC)
Virginia Beach Library's Small Business Resource Collection offers emerging entrepreneurs and small business owners the resource information they need to succeed.
Virginia Beach Adult Learning Center (ALC)
Whether getting your GED or taking continuing education to get additional skills to use in your career, Virginia Beach Adult Learning Center has an array of services to get you on the path to success.
Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)
Create an online resume so employers can find you and search through thousands of available jobs in the local area.
Find programs and funding to help you take the next step in your career. Find hundreds of free resources and education providers to assist you in moving from a job to a career.
Virginia Workforce Network Quick Reference Guide
A short two page list of services available in the Hampton Roads area.