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Job Seeker Services

The Local Area I Workforce System has the resources you need to sharpen your skills, find the perfect job, and advance your career.

At the Workforce Centers you can access:

  • Kansas Job Link and other internet-based job search tools
  • Job postings – web-based and employer posted
  • Telephones, fax, and copy machine to help with your job search
  • Resume writing tools
  • Information on local industries and jobs – and their pay rates
  • Workshops to help focus your job search
  • Information about community resources and partner services

We help you compete in today’s job market:

  • Identify your skills, interests, and strengths
  • Find out which skills businesses value most
  • Learn how to interview and network
  • Target your job search toward high growth industries
  • Staff assistance with career counseling and planning

Our staff will connect you with training options, such as:

  • Occupational skill training
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Skills Upgrade Training
  • Adult Education, including GED and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Additional services might include:

  • Out of the Area Job Search Assistance and Relocation Allowance
  • Job Retention Workshops
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Search books and videos
  • Group and Individual counseling
  • Internships and Job Shadowing