Employers

We want to help you find the right job.

Job Search Assistance

The Illinois workNet Center offers employment and training services at the One-Stop Center that are designed to link Illinois employers with qualified job seekers.  We are committed to developing the workforce in our community by helping employers meet their human resource needs.  We provide an array of career guidance services tailored to job seekers’ needs including additional training or education.  Our state-of-the-art Resource Room gives access to the latest job market information, employment listings, career development publications and professional career advice.  

Our team of professionals are a resource for job-seekers, assisting them in using the tools and services available to further their knowledge and reach their goal of successful employment.

Resource Room

The Resource Room provides access to job information, employment listings, career development and professional career guidance.

  • Resume development
  • Staff to assist with your job search
  • Workshops to improve interview and resume skills
  • Access to Illinois workNet and Illinois Jobs Link
  • Access to computers, fax, copy and phone

Visit the Resource Room located at 757 West Pershing Road – Spring Creek Plaza – Decatur, Illinois

Workshops

Workforce Investment Solutions offers workshops to assist in your job search.

Orientation

  • Participate in the “Interest Profiler” to find a high growth occupations best suited for you
  • Find out how to receive funding for college or certification programs (e.g. tuition, books, fee reimbursement)
  • Learn about the enrollment process for Workforce Investment Solutions programs

Resume

  • Develop a professional resume to increase you chance of employment
  • Learn which styles best display your knowledge, skills and experience
  • Gain maximum exposure through Illinois Job Link and other employment websites

Online Job Applications

  • Learn where to apply for jobs online
  • Safe websites for online searching
  • How to copy, paste, save and upload your Resume

Conversational Interviewing

  • Learn to handle interviews like a pro!
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest techniques
  • Prepare for behavioral interviews by practicing responses

Boot Camp

  • Job search techniques and interviewing skills are taught in a two day workshop that prepares you to obtain employment
  • Discover effective ways to look for work and make your job search a priority
  • Prepare effective, impressive answers to frequently asked questions
  • Develop an elevator speech to describe who you are, what you know and what you have to offer

Basic Computer Workshop

  • Getting started with the mouse, keyboard, computer
  • Improve your job search skills

Illinois JobLink Workshop

  • Learn how to navigate through www.IllinoisJobLink.com
  • Develop the most effective practices for completing online applications

One Stop Center

The Decatur One Stop Center provides access to job information, employment listings, career development and professional career guidance.

  • Resume development
  • Staff to assist with your job search
  • Access to Illinois workNet and Illinois Jobs Link
  • Access to computers, fax, copy and phone
  • Workshops include: resume development, interview skills, job search, on-line job applications and basic computer

Visit the Resource Room located at:
757 West Pershing Road
Decatur, Illinois 62526