Nebraska VR Where your future begins

Business Solutions

Nebraska VR values partnering with Nebraska businesses and can help you with your staffing needs, provide quality job candidates, and keep good people working for you.

Find and keep qualified employees with the following Nebraska VR Placement Services:

Job Matching

Nebraska VR matches qualified candidates with quality businesses.

  • We discover the qualifications and skills required for your hiring needs.
  • Nebraska VR will access our candidate pool to find individuals with skills for your specific job openings.
  • We provide you pre-screened candidates to match your needs.

Job Retention

After we have worked together to place the right person in the right job, Nebraska VR is available to ensure successful employment.

  • Nebraska VR provides follow-up visits to ensure the employee's and the employer's needs are being met.
  • We assist employees with worksite accommodations to help keep valued workers and avoid the cost of training new staff.

Job Coaching

This service helps job candidates learn a new job to the employer's specifications.

  • Nebraska VR provides a qualified job coach to train the candidate until they become proficient.

Assistive Technology

These services can include evaluation, design, adaptation, or technical training.

  • Assistive technology specialists can provide recommendations for worksite modifications for your employees.
  • Demonstration and trial use of assistive technology equipment will be provided.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

Employers that hire Nebraska VR's qualified candidates may claim the WOTC.

  • Nebraska VR will assist with the process required to apply for up to $2400 in federal tax credits.

On-the-Job Evaluation (OJE)*

This opportunity allows businesses to observe a candidate's potential before making a final hiring decision.

  • Worksite training and evaluation activities help you determine if a candidate is the right fit for a job.
  • OJEs range from 1 to 90 hours, depending on your position requirements, and may be arranged as a volunteer or paid position.
  • Because you have no obligation to hire the person being evaluated, you save costly turn over expenses.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)*

This training is provided in an actual work setting by the potential employer.

  • OJTs are business driven and an opportunity to train job candidates your way with the job skills required for success in a specific job.
  • Training duration varies depending on the skill level of the candidate.
  • Permanent employment is the goal and support is available from Nebraska VR.

*Insurance coverage for job candidates is provided by Nebraska VR.

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Nebraska VR Fact:

Each year, Nebraska VR works with more than 6,000 of Nebraska residents with disabilities, and, in 2016, 2026 of those residents successfully entered the workforce.

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Watch Pathway to Employment Video Series

The Pathway to Employment Video Series is designed to de-mystify the many services provided to clients and businesses while highlighting the innovation that is the culture of Nebraska VR. While certainly each story is either one of progress towards an employment goal or a client's employment goal success, they are also stories about the important role played by staff members, businesses, ATP, Easter Seals, Project SEARCH, and others. Go to: vr.nebraska.gov/videos/

Our Mission

We help people with disabilities, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment while helping businesses recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities.

Contact Us

Nebraska VR
Department of Education, State of Nebraska
Address: P.O. Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509
Telephone: 402-471-3644
Toll Free: 877-637-3422 or 877-NE-REHAB
FAX: 402-471-0788
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