Job-seekers have a new online hub to assist them with their job search and find tools to become a more competitive candidate. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! …
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Job-seekers have a new online hub to assist them with their job
search and find tools to become a more competitive candidate.
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! workforce center has completed a
cyber-makeover of its website at adworks.org. The site now has a wide array
of new tools and resources on job-search skills, work-readiness,
the labor market and more.
Arapahoe County Commissioner Jim Dyer says the makeover is in
keeping with the publicly-funded workforce center’s mission.
“Logically, the workforce center’s website is the best place to
begin any job search or recruitment process and find tips, tools
and resources on employment in our region,” he said.
Among the new features:
A job-search toolbox with tips on resumes, cover letters, job
applications, interviewing and networking
An interactive calendar of upcoming events, including free
job-search and career-readiness workshops, hiring events,
information sessions, computer tutorials and classes
A list of free personality and skills assessments
The option to subscribe to feeds to receive notice of upcoming
events, news or and resources
A comprehensive list of job-search sites, along with a regularly
updated job board of youth-friendly positions
Extensive industry profiles to give an employment snapshot of 14
leading regional industries
Reports and data on Colorado’s workforce outlook
A component called CareerCoach delivers job listings from
Indeed.com, a one-stop search
engine that collects listings from across the Internet and helps
individuals find career opportunities that fit their skill set.
“CareerCoach will revolutionize the way job seekers look for
jobs, especially those who have faced layoffs in the recession, by
helping them to understand how to upgrade or transfer their skills
to a different career,” said Joe Barela, division manager at the
For more information, call 303-636-1160 or visit adworks.org.
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