Contact

  • OJT: On-the-Job Training helps businesses find workers by reimbursing a portion of expenses incurred during the initial training process. Contact your local workforce area for more information.
    • DeltaMitzi Woods (662-332-5482)
    • MS PartnershipBill Renick (662-489-2415)
    • South Central MS Works: James McGuffee (601-981-1511)
    • Twin DistrictsTee McCovey (228-868-2311)
  • Job Orders: Increase the visibility of your business to find job applicants that best match with your business.
    Steve McMahon
    601-855-3185   SMcMahon@mdes.ms.gov
  • Business Incentives: Learn more about incentives to businesses looking to expand and other grant and loan programs offered.
    William "Skip" Skaggs
    601-359-3449   WSCAGGS@mississippi.org
  • Labor Market Information: MDES publishes and records a range of important workforce and labor statistics used to give an accurate picture of the state’s current workforce, as well as predictions about employment and wage levels.
    Wayne Gasson
    601-321-6239   WGasson@mdes.ms.gov
  • Community College System: Mississippi’s network of 15 community and junior colleges provides excellent opportunities to thousands of Mississippians and provide essential support to Mississippi’s citizens and its employers.
    Dexter Holloway
    601-432-6519   dholloway@sbcjc.cc.ms.us