Workforce

Livingston Parish’s workforce is passionate, committed, well-educated and trained, remarkably affordable and continues to grow.  Livingston ranked 11th in the nation for job growth by CNN Money, and in the 2010 Census ranked #62 of the country’s fastest growing counties.  Employers in our communities find the area gives them access to a regional workforce, enabling them to draw talent from a number of colleges, universities and technical training programs.

workforce

Businesses here use the services of the Livingston Career Solutions Center in Walker, a part of the Louisiana Workforce Commission , to recruit and development programs for further training.  In addition, Louisiana has a number of tools to help with workforce development LED’s FastStart program, the nation’s best state workforce training program recognized for its innovation, effectiveness, flexibility and efficiency.  Local companies also have access to the services of the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center which is operated jointly by the Livingston Parish School System and Southeastern Louisiana University.