Career Seekers

HotJobs Weekly List • Hiring Events • Career Coaching • Job Training

Career Services

Assistance for career seekers are available at the Rockford, Belvidere and Freeport offices of The Workforce Connection

Connect to Job Training and Gain New Skills

The Workforce Connection offers financial assistance to eligible individuals interested in training for high-growth, in-demand occupations

Help for Youth and Young Adults

The Workforce Connection provides opportunities for young people to access programs to complete their education, receive training, connect to a job and build a foundation for future employment success.

Look for a New Job

HotJobs weekly list, hiring events, and other opportunities available in the tri-county region


Calendar of Events

Workforce Wisdom

Our Podcast: Informing Your Path to Career Success

Get Connected

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The Workforce Connection– an Illinois WorkNet Center and partner in the American Job Center network. This program is funded by The Workforce Connection, Inc., Il Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Connection is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this website may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711. Contact the Equal Opportunity Officer at 815-395-6626. This program is subject to the provisions of the “Jobs for Veteran’s Act” Public Law 107-288, which provides priority of services to veterans and spouses of certain veterans.