Triangle South Workforce Board


Triangle South Workforce Development Board (TSWDB)

Who we are and what we do

The Triangle South Workforce Development Board (TSWDB) is responsible for planning, policy guidance and oversight of the workforce investment system in Chatham, Harnett, Lee and Sampson Counties. Its goal is to combine area em-ployment, training and supportive services and programs into a consumer-based, market-driven system that meets the needs of job seekers and employers.

The TSWDB oversees the One-Stop Career Center System, which is the delivery mechanism for comprehensive services for workforce investment system customers. Through planning, data collection and continuous improvement of programs and services, TSWDB seeks to maximize the efficiency of the local labor market, surpass customers' expectations and exceed federally required and state determined performance standards.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Triangle South Workforce Development Board is to develop and utilize effective leadership and partnerships among business, labor, government, social services, local education agencies and other communities of interest to create and support one efficient, customer-centered and market-driven workforce development system. The mission is also to ensure a system of high quality customer service and information that supports the following concepts:

  • The ability of all citizens to obtain employment that provides a livable wage
  • The development of a qualified, competent and globally competitive work-force in the quad-county area
  • The efficient allocation of scarce and idle resources
  • A sustained economic growth and development over time in Chatham, Harnett, Lee and Sampson Counties

Vision Statement

TSWDB envisions an efficient labor market that offers well-paying jobs for area residents, provides a well-educated and well-trained workforce for area employers, attracts new businesses and facilitates economic development.

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