JOB SEEKER SERVICES

JOB SEEKER SERVICES

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

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The Virginia Career Works- Piedmont Region offers access to One-stop Centers where trained staff are available to assist you whether you are looking to further your career, enter the workforce for the first time, or reenter the workforce after being laid off.

Services We Provide

The Piedmont Region offers a variety of  career services to all job seekers: 

  • Orientation to Center Activities
  • Access to job boards and job postings
  • Resource Room access (computers, telephone, fax, and copy machines for job searches)
  • Job and training search
  • Referrals to employers with current openings
  • Resume development
  • Customer satisfaction follow-up
  • Networking skills workshops+
  • Comprehensive assessments of skills and services needs
  • Development of an individual employment plan
  • Customized screening and assessment
  • Reference/background checks
  • Intensive career counseling
  • In-depth interviewing skills development
  • Computer workshops
  • One-to-one assistance with updating resumes and cover letters
  • 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

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.