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Workforce Services Division - Dislocated Worker/Rapid Response Helpful Links

In a changing economy, it's not always easy to find a job that matches your skills. But it gets a lot easier when you have a partner who can help you. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, through its Career Center System, has over 80 locations across the state that can work with you in a variety of ways. We've helped thousands of Tennesseans find new jobs, most with salaries equal to or higher than their previous jobs..

The Right Information

It starts with Job Listings in your area and across the state. But that's just the beginning. We also have extensive Labor Market Information on which occupations are the fastest growing, and that may help you start down a whole new career path.

The Right Approach

The difference between looking for a job and getting one is often your approach. We can help you prepare by offering workshops on such topics as writing a better resume, improving business communications, development network skills, and making a good impression at interviews.

The Right Job

It's not always easy to decide what job would be best for you. Professional publications written by experienced employment and training counselors can help you assess your skills, talents, aptitudes and job strengths. Good on-line resources like Career Key and Career InfoNet are designed to help you choose the right path.

The Right Training and Education

As the job market changes, your skills need to keep up. We can help you find the training or education that leads to a new and better career. It may be getting your GED, improving your English or moving on to higher education or training in specific job skills. We have the information on courses and financial assistance which may be available.

Laid Off? Dislocated? Between Jobs? The Right Advice!

It's not easy being between jobs. But we can help you make the best of it in our Career Center self-directed service guide. From practical advice on working with creditors and budgeting, to publications that can help you cope with the stress of a job change or layoff. Just click on Dislocated Worker Information for a wealth of self-directed information.

The Right Price

Free. Both our Career Center and on-line services are free. So don't wait, get started on your new career today!

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