Omaha’s Most Prized Asset is Its People
A healthy, vibrant community depends on a skilled and growing labor pool. We’re proud to be a leading force in workforce development–with a focus on retaining and recruiting the talent that regional employers need to succeed.
We utilize a slate of dynamic initiatives and programs which connect talent, opportunity and education. We support businesses and industries seeking quality workers and individuals desiring quality jobs.
The People to Power Business Growth
more college graduates in Omaha than the national average
of Greater Omaha adults are employed. That’s 7% higher than the national average.
below the national average for our average wage rate ($29.85)
Talent Acquisition Resources
To support your talent acquisition strategy, you’ll find a variety of local options for posting job listings and connecting with agencies and higher ed organizations eager to assist in sourcing talent.
Local Job Boards and Workforce Agencies
Boystown Job Board
City of Omaha
Heartland Workforce Solutions – For Employers Section
Job Fairs Nebraska
Nonprofit Association of the Midlands Career Center
Omaha Help Wanted
Silicon Prairie News
We provide college and talent recruiters with materials to help attract and retain our future workforce, as well as build community pride.
Omaha has lots to offer and is often featured on best places to live lists. To learn more about what makes Omaha great and access materials, check out our recruiter toolkit.
Greater Omaha Worklab
The Greater Omaha Worklab utilizes the Sustainable Workforce Model, an employer-partnered approach, to support frontline talent. The program’s embedded Community Navigators provide frontline workers with access to post-hire support addressing barriers to sustained employment.
Our vision is to help employers in Greater Omaha to collaborate with local organizations to invest in their workforces, resulting in better jobs and inclusive economic growth.
We Help You Create Great Workplace Cultures
We’ve created a variety of opportunities for employers and talent acquisition professionals to connect with and learn from peers.