If you’ve recently found yourself unemployed or underemployed, there are many resources available to you to aid in getting the skills you need to rejoin the workplace and land a viable job. Your local Workforce Center has many programs and financial aid grants to help you through this difficult time; it’s just a matter of taking advantage of the resources available to you.
Workforce centers are designed to ensure businesses have access to a trained workforce and Americans have the skills necessary to land and keep good jobs. This protects the economic vitality of our country and helps solve workforce shortages and the downfalls of unemployment.
Every county in Colorado and Wyoming offers a Workforce Center to help job seekers find and qualify for jobs and help employers locate and employ talented staff. Many of the services offered at Workforce Centers are free and available to anyone in need. Available services typically include:
- Job listings and employment opportunities
- Training and counseling for job seekers
- Computer and internet access for job searching, applications, and related communication
- Resume development and interview practice sessions
- Tax credits and training reimbursement processes for employers
- Recruitment and pre-screening for employers
Your local Workforce Center can also help you apply and qualify for government grants and assistance programs designed to help job seekers get the skills necessary to find employment. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program provides funding for education and skills training. This program is a federally-funded grant program designed to help job seekers and dislocated workers prepare for employment, find and keep a job, and increase earnings. Utilizing the grants and services offered by your local Colorado or Wyoming Workforce Center is a great place to start in the hunt for a new job.
Ready to learn more about utilizing the funds and benefits available to you through your local Workforce Center and WIOA program? Download our free guide to help you understand how government funding for education and skills training works and how to benefit from your local Workforce Center in Colorado or Wyoming. This guide will provide you with practical tips to help you find your local Workforce Center, determine your eligibility requirements and qualifications, work with your local Workforce Center to increase your chances of approval, and ultimately train for a lucrative and viable career path.
The Digital Workshop Center in Fort Collins and Denver, Colorado, exists to help job seekers maximize grants and funding opportunities available for job training and educational resources. Our classes and certificate programs are designed to give you the skills you need to return to the workforce in a meaningful way. Contact us today to learn more about determining the best course schedule and a payment plan for your budget and career goals. We’re here to help you navigate the Workforce Center and WIOA program, and get you back on your feet after a period of unemployment.