The Arapahoe/Douglas Works! workforce center is celebrating
Colorado's Workforce Development Month in September by offering an
increased variety of workshops, assessments and hiring events for
job seekers and employers. The public can learn about the
activities planned throughout the month by visiting www.adworks.org
and clicking on "Upcoming Events."
The events planned by Arapahoe/Douglas Works! during Workforce
Development Month include:
• 10 hiring events, including Wells Fargo, Sprint, TransForce,
FedEx Ground, Powell Law Office and McDonald's;
• Dozens of general workshops for job seekers on topics ranging
from résumés and cover letters to starting a business, networking,
social media and steps to federal employment;
• Targeted workshops for youth, veterans, ex-offenders, disabled
and 50 plus job-seekers;
• Degrees to Work!, a two-week, customized workshop series for
college graduates who earned a degree but have never found
• Resource sessions for businesses on the Work Opportunity Tax
Credit, federal bonding and federal civil rights regulations.
In addition, job-seekers and businesses can tap into the broad
array of no-cost services that are available year-round at the
workforce center, such as career and personality assessments,
referrals to community resources, and workforce education and
training opportunities. The experienced staff also offers
individual assistance with career exploration and planning, finding
job listings, résumé critiques and more.
Pre-registration for all events is required. Event locations
vary and will include Centennial, Aurora and Castle Rock. There is
no cost for any event or service.
For more information or to register for an event, please call
303-636-1160 or visit www.adworks.org.