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Workforce Development Resources


Basic Computer Skills

  • INTERFACE Project: free short digital literacy courses
    • From Wisconsin Technical College System
    • Create a shortcut from your desktop to this course for those who need the basics or specific help needs like an introduction to social media. This covers practicing using a mouse all the way to protecting your information online and using social media and email.
  • Gale Courses: Computer Skills in the Workplace
  • Microsoft Office Training Center: Get going quickly and easily with Office 365 video training for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and more.

Job Search Engines

Unsure of how to search or whatyou are interested in?

  • Use the O*Net or Skills Explorer to search occupational title and get an excellent list of tasks and skills for past jobs to include on your resume or to use in searching for new positions.
  • Unsure what you are interested in? Take the quick Wisconsin Tech Colleges Career Quiz.

Job Search Engines

  • Job Center of Wisconsin: Create a free account with the Job Center of Wisconsin website to build and revise your resume and electronically submit it to employers.
  • Job Center of Wisconsin for Job Seekers, webinar recording: A demonstration of the Job Center of Wisconsin website for job seekers, including account creation and registration, job searching and creating a resume. (2020)
  • CareerBuilder.com: Officially, we’re a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company. But, that just means that we combine the best in advertising, software and services to help companies find, hire and manage great talent.
  • Indeed.com: Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired.
  • Monster.com: Monster is a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.
  • USAJobs: USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.

Job Center Locations

  • Clark County Job Center
    501 Hewett Street, Neillsville, WI 54456
    Telephone: 715-743-4631
  • Marathon County
  • Oneida County 
  • Taylor County
    • Medford-NTC Outreach Center 
      1001 Progressive Ave, Medford, WI 54451
      Telephone: 715-661-1485
    • Taylor County Job Center Services
    • Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, contact the board for comprehensive service in seeking employment. They will arrange for appropriate services. 
      • Vision: Northwest Wisconsin will have a system that employers, workers, job seekers, and taxpayers will value as the system of choice for their workforce development needs.
  • Marshfield Job Center
    211 East Second St., Suite 123, Marshfield, WI 54449
  • Phillips Job Center
    1408 Pine Ridge Rd., Phillips, WI 54555

Job Seeker Resources

 Start your search at the library.

Search for books and materials on finding a job, interviewing skills, test prep, and more available from your public library.

Gale Courses

WVLS libraries offer cardholders access to lifelong learning opportunities in the form of professional development, technology and personal enrichment classes through Gale Courses.

  • 375+ courses, offered each month
  • six-week long online programs
  • certificate of completion is awarded
  • taught by college instructors who are experts in their field
  • every course is offerred monthly so there’s never a long wait to get started.
  • classes offered are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations, which positions our libraries to drive local economic development and meet demand for the top workplace skills.
  • browse the WVLS marketing and promotional materials on the Gale Courses Resources page.

    Job Center of Wisconsin Resources

    Job Centers have resources for job seekers and employers. Find a Job Center in your county to get started.

    Create or Update a Resume
    Create a free account with the Job Center of Wisconsin website to build and revise your resume and electronically submit it to employers.

    Skill Explorer
    Connect to employment opportunities based on your skills rather than on job titles.

    Search for Wisconsin Jobs
    Use the Job Center of Wisconsin website search tool.

    Job Seeker Resources
    Choose from one of the five topic headings: look for jobs, plan a career, wages and occupations, training and education, other assistance.

    Workforce Events
    Find job fairs, career expos, recruitment sessions, and other events to help job seekers make connections with employers.

    Labor Market Information
    Read reports, projections, and trends in Wisconsin’s job market.

    Training and Education
    Find information about apprenticeships, training programs, Wisconsin colleges and universities, financial aid, and more.

    Featured Industries
    Research Wisconsin’s diverse industries, and find information on wages, trends, and other subjects.

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    300 N 1st Street
    Wausau, WI 54403