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WorkSource Centers represent a unique concept
in the labor market - everything in one place.

Recruitment Services | Tax Credits | Wage & Occupation Information
Employee Training | Business Assistance | On-Site Resources
Unemployment Insurance | Business Closure Assistance

Recruitment Services

As part of the nationwide US Employment Service, WorkSource can help your recruitment efforts with these free services:

  • Advertise your job openings
  • Screen and refer qualified applicants to your jobs based on your requirements
  • Help you write job descriptions
  • Show you new approaches for hard to fill jobs
  • Participate in job fairs and hiring events

WorkSource will listen to your business needs and offer services, options and solutions. Call a WorkSource business representative or visit a WorkSource Center to find out how we can address your staffing needs. We're committed to helping your business succeed.

If you prefer self-service, we provide the following options:

  • Post job openings at Go2WorkSource.biz and receive an un-screened list of all applicants
  • Search over 50,000 job seeker resumes at Go2WorkSource.biz

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Tax Credits

Obtain significant federal tax credits for hiring and retaining qualified job seekers. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit targets job seekers in nine categories recognized for having significant barriers to employment. Tax credits can be as much as $4,000 during the first year, up to a maximum of $9,000 over two years, for employing individuals from these groups.

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Wage and Occupation Information

WorkSource offers local and state labor market information:

  • Occupation wage levels
  • Occupation descriptions
  • Job and industry growth patterns
  • Economic trends and forecasts
  • Skill standards
  • Labor force information
  • Economic information (regional and county)
  • Population and demographic information
  • Affirmative action statistics
  • Non-proprietary employer information
  • Education and training outcomes: completion rates, placement rates and graduate wages

Call a WorkSource business representative or visit Employment & economic info for more information.

Employee Training & Retraining

WorkSource offers information about a variety of employee training options including:

  • Workplace Basic Skills
  • Employee training
  • English as a second language
  • On-the-job training
  • Apprenticeships
  • Customized or on-site training
  • Information on employer training incentives
  • Partnerships with local community & technical colleges

Call or visit a WorkSource Center for more information.

Business Assistance

WorkSource can assist with:

  • Business registration (Master Business Application)
  • Finance programs for retention, creation or expansions
  • Employment law assistance
  • Fair labor practices
  • Tax information
  • Tax incentives and tax credit information
  • Audit preparation and planning
  • Other business resources

WorkSource also helps agricultural employers anticipating a shortage of workers to recruit from other states or to bring non-immigrant foreign workers to the U.S. for temporary or seasonal agricultural work. Call a WorkSource business representative or visit a WorkSource Center for more information.

On-Site Resources

WorkSource Centers offer employer resource areas with computers, Internet connections, staff assistance and space for interviewing applicants.

Unemployment Insurance

WorkSource staff can provide general information on:

  • Unemployment Insurance Taxes
  • Benefit charging
  • Experience rating
  • Old Age & Survivor Insurance
  • Tax rates, help with tax wage reporting and forms
  • Access to UI laws and regulations, eligibility and appeal process information

Call or visit a WorkSource Center for more information.

Business Closure Assistance

WorkSource provides assistance with:

  • Job sharing or restructuring
  • Major layoffs and plant closures
  • Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification Act (WARN) requirements
  • Access to services to help businesses avoid layoffs (Shared Work options)
  • Referral to business retention services

When a business announces a mass layoff, the Employment Security Department will activate a Rapid Response team to coordinate resources, maximize options for recovery and minimize disruptions. Rapid Response sets the stage for re-employing workers with skills useful to other companies or developing retraining plans for workers who may need to participate in an approved vocational training program leading to jobs in demand. Affected workers receive assistance applying for extended weekly Unemployment Insurance benefits and other programs that pay for tuition and related educational expenses. 

Trade Adjustment Assistance can assist workers whose jobs have been lost because of foreign trade or shifts in production.  This program may provide vocational training, income support, relocation assistance and a health coverage tax credit to certified, trade-impacted workers.

Call a WorkSource business representative or visit a WorkSource Center for more information.

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