There are several services available to you at your local workforce center. We have computers with internet access, resume building software, office equipment such as copiers, fax machines and telephones to assist you with your job search. Additional services are available for veterans, migrants, youth and individuals with a disabilities.
Register Now for Employment (Workintexas.com)
or Apply for Unemployment Insurance Benefits (http://www.texasworkforce.org)
Find the Nearest Workforce Center (Cameron County Centers)
Explore Career Options with Occupational Informational Network Codes - ONET (www.onetonline.org)
Explore Careers with The Occupational Skill and Computer Assisted Researcher - OSCAR (www.ioscar.org/tx)
Job Search Sites
Labor Market Information (www.tracer2.com) ( www.cdr.state.tx.us)
Community Resources (www.211texas.org)
Job Matching and Candidate Referrals
This program enables both employers and job seekers to connect more effectively.
WARN, NAFTA-TAA and WOTC Info
The Workforce Centers provide information to employers on procedures for
notifying employees under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) as well as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).
Employees laid off through no fault of their own can get information about training opportunities under the dislocated worker and or Trade/NAFTA programs.
Facilities for On-Site Recruiting and Interviewing
If you are an employer who needs a facility to meet with applicants, the Workforce Centers can accommodate your needs.
Rapid Response/Employee Out-Placement Assistance
This program is a mechanism for identifying needs and delivering services
to employers and workers impacted by mass layoffs. Early intervention,
cooperation between company, workers, public agencies, and other programs offering a full range of services are elements of Rapid Response.
Provides available entry-level wages by occupation, and wage growth
potential by occupation and industry.
Job Training Information and Referral
Once the employers' training needs are identified, information is available for customized referral, as well as area community and technical colleges.
Labor Market Info
Includes state and local skills, resume files on Talent Bank, short-term projections of job growth by industry and occupation; monthly employment statistics by Industry; and monthly city, county, state and national unemployment statistics.
Unemployment Insurance and Tax Information
The Workforce Centers make available unemployment insurance and tax information to employers.
Self-Service Resource Room
The Centers provide a self-service resource room for employers to look through brochures and books, watch helpful videos and research information.
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