Talent Retention Solutions

You invested in finding quality talent for your business, now you want to protect your investment by retaining your employees. The Philadelphia Business Engagement Network has solutions to help your business maintain a quality, right-skilled staff that is productive and performs. Whether your company is a small enterprise, or a large corporation, our Network has a solution for your workplace need.


Training Reimbursements – Provide training at minimal cost to employees who are registered with PA CareerLink®. You are reimbursed for 50 percent of gross wages during training. Employees can be trained at your business.

Training Subsidies – Take your employees to the next level with customized training to update and enhance their skills. To encourage competitiveness in certain industries, training costs are subsidized up to 75 percent for incumbent employees in Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics and Transportation, Food Manufacturing, and Rotorcraft Industries.

Industry Partnerships – Subsidized industry-specific training to improve industry competitiveness, address common employer needs, and improve workplace quality. We oversee partnerships for direct care workers, advanced manufacturing, food processing, logistics and transportation, and rotorcraft.

Layoff Aversion – We assist businesses facing financial difficulties with strategies to prevent or lessen the need for layoffs. If a layoff cannot be avoided, our Rapid Response services for affected employees help finding new employment and job training resources to lift morale in your workplace.

Commuting Assistance – SEPTA Transit Check and carpooling systems make the work commute more convenient and reliable for your employees.Your employees are an investment; perhaps the biggest investment your company makes. They are an investment of time, an investment of money, and an investment of valuable resources. 

Call the Employer Services Line: 800-892-2288 or contact us at business@philaworks.org.