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Standing together every step of the way

Whether you are an existing business in Mississippi interested in expanding or a new company evaluating our state for a potential new location, our team is available to work with you on a confidential basis to provide detailed site and business information. We work closely with economic development partners around the state, including communities and utility partners, to provide all the information that you need in a timely manner. Read about our programs and services below.

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Talent solutions for businesses

Whether your business requires recruitment, on-the-job training or post-employment training, Mississippi has a comprehensive list of services.

Mississippi’s Workforce Investment Network (WIN) helps local businesses build their teams through online recruiting, job fairs and other traditional recruitment activities. For businesses that need help fast, WIN also offers on-the-job training, and qualifying businesses may be reimbursed up to half of a new employee’s wages during training.

Local universities and community colleges also offer a variety of training solutions, including traditional and non-credit programs.

Stay and grow here

Our employers are the backbone of Mississippi’s mighty economy and we’re here to help you with our tailored services.

Are you looking to strengthen your workforce? Interested in how you can improve your bottom line? Our Expansion and Retention team is well versed in Mississippi’s available programs and resources. We’ll work with you confidentially to create a customized plan, then get you partnered with local business and utility providers that best match your needs.


Ready to see where Mighty Mississippi can take you? Contact the Mississippi Development Authority to learn more.

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