WorkOne

For job seekers:

WorkOne‘s goal is to help you become employed. At WorkOne, you’ll identify your employment needs, learn about the job market in the location where you want to work, obtain training and be referred to job openings that match your interests, skills, and experience. Job Seeker services for all: new workers; career changers; unemployed; underemployed; dislocated due to layoff, downsizing or business closure; people with disabilities; Veterans.

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You’ll register with our user-friendly Indiana Career Connect job matching system. You’ll have access to job leads and applications, get labor market information that includes pay ranges and job trends, put together a resume, and find out about other community resources available to you. Indiana Career Connect is the State of Indiana’s NO CHARGE service to benefit individuals and employers. For Individuals:

  • The most comprehensive source of Indiana job openings to assist you in finding the best match for your skills and experience.
  • Research tools to show high-demand and high-wage careers

You will want to take advantage of the many free training sessions and workshops in our Job Seeker Product Box. All of our products are designed to increase your skill level. Our dynamic trainers will motivate you with information, handouts & helpful exercises which will prepare you to get the best job possible with your skills. Contact your local office for topics, dates and times.

More services that may be provided include one-on-one counseling, academic skill evaluation, career exploration, on-the-job training, referral to HSE (GED) preparation, and referral to training for job specific skills.

Our Information Resource Area (available at every WorkOne office) is filled with career planning tools, educational and apprenticeship info, newspapers, books, videos, brochures, Internet, job banks all there for you to use at no charge.

Opportunities For Job Skills Training

The Central Indiana Regional Workforce Board is committed to supporting training for occupations in-demand; those that lead to high wages. If you have been unable to find employment that meets your income needs, you may be eligible for training services. Please contact your local WorkOne office to inquire about Workforce Innnovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) services.

Veterans

Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVERs) and Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOPs) are based in the WorkOnes, and are dedicated to helping Veterans and eligible spouses receive all the services they need. Veteran services in the WorkOne offices are designed to assist Veterans and /or eligible Spouses to find and secure suitable employment and make the transition from the military to the civilian workforce.

For young adults:

When you’re young, it’s easy to get discouraged trying to find a job in today’s tough market. Where can you get the experience, training, and job-search skills you need? You’ve already taken the first step by visiting this website. Next, you will need to visit your local WorkOne Center.

WorkOne centers offer you access to Internet links for job searches, workshops and classes to help you build the skills necessary to set you apart from other job seekers, resources to help you plan a career path doing something you enjoy, and a Youth Career Coach who can guide you on the roadmap to success.

Many resources are available to youth 16 and older. In addition, WorkOne can help young people ages 14 to 24 regardless of your status in school, or out of school and who meet the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility guidelines. Contact your nearest WorkOne Center and ask for a youth staff member to see if you qualify.

WorkOne can help YOU find success in employment by providing you with:

  • Summer employment opportunities
  • Work experiences and internships
  • Occupational skill training

WorkOne can help YOU achieve success in school by providing you with:

  • Tutoring, study skills training, and instruction, leading to completion of secondary school including dropout prevention strategies
  • Alternative secondary school service
  • Links to GED courses

WorkOne can help YOU realize success through the following additional services:

  • Supportive services (including transportation assistance, childcare assistance and more)
  • Adult mentoring
  • Follow-up contact once you have completed training or achieved goals
  • Access to guidance and counseling
  • Leadership and development opportunities

WorkOneCentral Indiana currently offers the following programs for youth in local high schools:

Jobs for America’s Graduates

The Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program is currently offered to sophomore through senior students at Anderson High School, Eastern Hancock High School, Greenfield Central, Martinsville, Mt. Vernon, Pendleton Heights, Sheridan, and Shelbyville High School who meet WIA program eligibility.
Students involved in the JAG program attend a daily, 1 credit class, where they are instructed by a Specialist who educates them on career and life skills such as effective communication, resume writing techniques, and interview preparation.

Career Exploration

Twenty-first Century Scholar

The Twenty-first Century Scholars Program began in 1990 as Indiana’s way of raising the educational aspirations of low and moderate-income families. The program aims to ensure that all Indiana families can afford a college education for their children.

Education & Training

Career Centers

Internships

Indiana State Internships

The Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship Program was created in 1989 to introduce bright and motivated college students to the operations and officials of state government.
Indiana INTERNnet

Indiana INTERNnet

Indiana INTERNnet is an internship-matching program linking employers, students, colleges and universities by providing both high-tech and high-touch support. It is a powerful high-tech Web-based search, matching and reporting system coupled with “high touch” personal assistance, a toll-free hotline to answer questions and provide internship guidance, resource materials, creating or expanding high quality internship opportunities within the state.

Additional Resources

Indiana specific links to governmental agencies and community resources

Links to all branches of the military

For employers:

Your employees produce your profits and make your business succeed. WorkOne’s goal is to help you find productive employees who will contribute to that success.

We’ll use our computerized job matching system to meet your needs. We can evaluate your job positions to develop a profile of essential skills required to do that job well. Using the WorkKeys test, we can assess applicants for those skills.


Job Orders

logoIndiana Career Connect is the State of Indiana’s NO CHARGE service to benefit individuals and employers. You are now able to enter your own job orders through our IndianaCareerConnect Program.

  • Search our extensive database of job seekers and find employees with the right skills and qualifications
  • Real time information on labor availability and labor market data.

Labor Market Information

Regional information such as workforce estimates, unemployment rates, EEOC data, employment trends, and commuting patterns can be found at Hoosiers by the Numbers. Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development provides Hoosiers with regional information on largest employers, wage trends and skills in demand for every region of the state.

New Hire Reporting

Employers are required to report newly hired employees to the Department of Workforce Development in Indianapolis. Instructions for reporting are found on the New Hire Reporting web site.

Worker Opportunity Tax Credit

WOTC is a federal tax credit program that offers incentive to employers who hire individuals who have consistently had difficulty in securing and retaining employment. The credit helps offset the federal tax liability of private, for-profit employers. The program covers only new hires that have not worked for the employer in the past.

Veterans

Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVERs) and Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOPs) are based in the WorkOnes, and are dedicated to helping Veterans and eligible spouses receive all the services they need. Veteran services in the WorkOne offices are designed to assist Veterans and /or eligible Spouses to find and secure suitable employment and make the transition from the military to the civilian workforce.