Heartland Workforce Solutions
HWS Full-Board Meeting
Thursday, December 18, 2014- 8:00
HWS-American Job Center
5752 Ames Avenue, Omaha, NE 68104
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Adult Services

YOU WANT A JOB--WE WANT TO HELP

A job search today can become a massive undertaking. But if your search begins here, you’ll be able to simplify the process. In addition, you will find many programs and support services to assist with your job search.

Adult Services include

  1. Assistance with resume and cover letter writing 
  2. Reemployment services
  3. Training, certification and educational opportunities
  4. Employee outreach
  5. Up-to-date listings of area job fairs and workshops
  6. Job Searches on NEworks

Heartland Workforce Solutions

Community Partners at Heartland Workforce Solutions help match you with meaningful job opportunities by offering services that address educational and employment goals. In other words, we help you develop the tools and skills you need in order to find a job and keep that job.

There are a number of community and government services available at Heartland Workforce Solutions that can help you reach those goals:

Self-Service Resource Center

The following resources are available in our self-service resource area to provide you with the tools you will need to make your job search most successful.

  • Online access to job opportunities.
  • Online resume building tools
  • Resume critiquing
  • Job related copying and faxing
  • Assistance with NEworks registration and job search
  • Book, videos and printed information on job search related topics
  • Information on partners and community resources

(Click here for addresses and phone numbers).

NEworks

Online 24/7, NEworks is a comprehensive online resource that includes a strategic mix of job openings, career exploration, employer information, education, and labor market research information. Job seekers, students, or employers may click on the site whenever they need accurate data to make informed decisions on careers, training, wages, occupation searches, and resource recruitment.

TRAINING

There are a broad range of no cost assessments and training programs available. Once your assessment tests are taken, the career specialists at Heartland Workforce Solutions will know which training programs to suggest. Or, to find training in a wide variety of occupations online, from resources across the state, check out Training Link—visit www.NEworks.nebraska.gov and choose "More Services" unders Services for Job Seekers then choose “Finding Training and Education” from the main menu 
Click here to go directly to the Training and Education page:  NEworks - Education and Training


LAID-OFF, self employed, displaced homeworker

If you are in any of the above categories, there are support services and benefits designed to help you, including the Adult Career Program (below). Click here to learn more about Dislocated Services.

ADULT CAREER PROGRAM

If you meet the qualifications (authorized to work in the U.S., laid-off worker, identified as low income or as having a significant barrier to employment) you may be eligible for the Adult Career Program, comprehensive support services that can lead to long-term employment success. Once you’re accepted into the program, the commitment of your time and effort will make the difference. A Career Specialist will be devoting personalized attention to your job search and helping you explore your options. If needed, skills to prepare you for the workplace will also be addressed.

JOB FAIRS

Job and Career Fairs bring employers and prospective employees together. The most positive aspect of attending a career fair is that you can meet employers in person. In today’s job market, it’s extremely rare that you can experience one-on-one contact with an employer. For more information about how to make a job fair a successful experience, click here.