Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time, looking to further your career, or are reentering the workforce after being laid off, in the Virginia Career Works – Piedmont Region, job seekers will find a multitude of services at our Career Centers. At these centers, trained staff members are committed to assist you in your job search, answer questions about unemployment, career counseling, resume writing, interview training, and much more.


  • Explore career paths with referrals to employers with current openings
  • Find and apply to local job postings
  • Comprehensive assessments of skills and services needs
  • One-on-one assistance with creating or updating resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
  • Basic employment assessments including background checks
  • Development of an individual employment plan
  • Customer satisfaction follow-up
  • In-depth interviewing skills development
  • Computer workshops
  • Case management
  • Enhancement skills for job searching
  • Adult education/literacy
  • Job readiness training
  • Internships
  • Occupational skills training
  • On-the-job and customized training for new hires
  • Up-to-date work skills training
Across the Piedmont region are three one-stop centers that that provide resources to develop you as a career seeker or employee — free of charge, there you can find:

  • Computers with internet access
  • Career coaching
  • State and local business applications
  • Telephone, fax, and copy machines for career search
  • File for Unemployment Insurance and receive answers to questions regarding supportive services

Search for a Job NOW!

Want to search for a job on your own? You can do a quick job search or advanced search by employer, education level, and more.

Unemployment Information

Have you been laid off or been told that you will be laid off in the future? You can get help from our partners at the Virginia Employment Commission.

Youth Services

Services are available to eligible youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who need assistance with training or finding employment.