Job Services

The Workforce Connection partners offer numerous services at its Rockford, Freeport and Belvidere offices for persons seeking new employment or job training information.

Most services are free of charge.   
For more information, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/assistyou

Services include:

Resource Room 

  • Open M-F, 8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Internet Access, Career Information, Resume Software, Computer Program Tutorials
  • Career Cruising (find out what career best suits you based on skills and interests)
  • Fax and Copier (6 free copies per day)
  • Access to and assistance using Illinois JobLink and Illinois workNet

Services

  • Monthly activities to improve job seeking skills
  • Career counseling and assistance with developing an effective resume
  • Employer recruitment activities

 Monthly Community Activities

  • Monthly calendar offering Employment and Education Informational Sessions featuring Career Exploration, Resume/Cover Letter, Interviewing Skills, Personal Development and Speakers 

Basic Skills Class

  • Reading and Math improvement classes
  • GED preparation
  • ESL Classes

  Computer Classes

  • Introductory computer classes for Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and more
  • Financial Assistance available for Job Training (including Degrees, Certificates, and Occupational Licenses--available for those eligible for WIA programs)
  • Examples include: Business AAS, RN, CNC, Aviation Maintenance, CDL, AAS Information Technology, CNA, Welding, and many more.
  • Approved programs contingent on funding and other criteria

 

Latest Help Wanted listings for the Rockford, Freeport and Belvidere area on www.theworkforceconnection.org

FOR THE LATEST JOB LISTINGS FOR THIS AREA, CLICK ILLINOIS JOBLINK.