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Our Mission

Local Workforce Development Board #40 advances business-driven talent development strategies that promote economic growth, employment opportunities, and builds a quality workforce.


Our Vision

Louisiana will be the global leader for talent.


Our Values

Business-Driven: We believe Louisiana employers – the state’s job creators – are essential to our overall success in providing effective, market-relevant workforce solutions that drive economic growth and sustainability.
Continuous Improvement: Driven by our commitment to excellence, we respond to changing market dynamics. We continually strive to improve our performance to better anticipate and address the talent needs of employers and the employment and skills needs of job seekers and workers. We identify, measure and replicate success.
Integrity: We fulfill our mission with honesty and accountability and strive in every decision and action to earn and protect the public trust.
Talent Focus: We believe in the power of talent to advance every enterprise and open the door to life-enhancing economic opportunities for individuals, businesses and communities. Our commitment is to make talent Louisiana’s key competitive asset.
Purpose-Driven: Our work is meaningful and through it, we can inspire hope, achievement and economic prosperity in the lives of the customers we serve.

The Local Workforce Development Board #40 Strategic Goals are to:

  1. Develop a streamlined model to support employers.
  2. Improve the effectiveness of our service delivery.
  3. Attract, develop and retain top talent.
  4. Develop and improve partnerships that enhance workforce development.
  5. Ensure that the community understands and recognizes our value and services.