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Norfolk Works

Norfolk Works supports hiring and training initiatives, hiring incentives, and builds talent pipelines to support new development, expansion, and existing Norfolk businesses.

Norfolk Works can:

  • Connect businesses to new talent pools: colleges, workforce centers, transitioning military – over 10 unique sources of Norfolk talent.
  • Create and host networking events, job fairs, and hiring events (for larger events, venue and staff may be included)
  • Promote job openings
  • Assist with diversity hiring initiatives
  • Research and provide Labor Market Information (LMI), i.e. wage information, salary comparisons, etc.
  • Connect with our talent partners to:
    • Deliver a large number of potential candidates to your organization
    • Identify monetary hiring and training incentives and provide technical guidance (local, state, and federal incentives) 

Learn more about Norfolk Works here. For more information please contact Michael Paris.



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Educational Collaboration

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC) is a consortium of thirteen institutions of higher education, including four community colleges, four public colleges and universities, four private and a National Defense University.


Workforce Resources for Veterans


100 Bank Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
PH: 757-763-6064
Monday-Friday 9am - 1pm

Norfolk Department of Economic Development Mission

Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.

Contact Info

(757) 664-4338
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2430
Norfolk, VA 23510

Staff Details

Jared Chalk
Interim Economic Development Director 

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