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There are a number of services available in person at the Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center, but many of the tools you need can be easily accessed or researched online.

This resource library presents all the services and tools we have available to you. If you don’t have an internet-connected device, we have desktops available at our location.

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Adult Career Services

Get personalized attention with a career specialist, take a career assessment, learn about on-the-job training, explore career options, train in English as a second language, learn basic literacy skills, access supportive services to address barriers and much more.

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America Works

America Works equips each individual with the right tools so that they are able to provide for themselves and their loved ones and find meaningful employment. Their proven methods, services and experienced staff offer the right combination for success. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Tori Conley at 402-658-7795 or tconley@americaworks.com for assistance.

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Career Explorer Assessment

Whether you’re still in school, looking for your first job or wanting a complete change of careers, learn what career or type of job best suits you. NEworks offers a self-paced Career Explorer online assessment.

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Career Fairs

View fairs and events hosted by Heartland Workforce Solutions, our partner organizations and others across the Omaha Metro community.

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Dislocated Worker Education and Training

Some dislocated workers may qualify for assistance with tuition and supplies for post-secondary education and/or training for a new job or career.

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Equus Workforce Solutions

Equus Workforce Solutions is a comprehensive provider of workforce development services. Equus services provide a full continuum of solutions focused on increasing opportunities for individuals and families through client-centered approaches, committed team members and robust business and community partnerships. Contact Susan Vaala at 402-763-6727 or svaala@equus.com for assistance.

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Interview Tips

Monster.com offers solid interview tips to boost your chances of landing the job.

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Job Search for Ex-Offenders

Find resources and advice for getting hired with a criminal record.

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LinkedIn Tips

LinkedIn is a free social network for professionals. Guy Kawasaki, a venture capitalist, offers some tips on using LinkedIn to find a job.

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Local Libraries

Check out job search resources and books to help with writing your resume or offer interviewing tips. If you do not have access to computer at home, area libraries also offer computer labs where you can do internet job searches, complete online applications or work on your resume.

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National Able Network

National Able Network gives personalized career support that integrates career coaching, specialized training and direct connections to the job market. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Alejandra Sinecio at 402-934-2231 / asinecio@nationalable.org or Vickie Gregorio at 402-934-2241 / vgregorio@nationalable.org for assistance.

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National Career Readiness Certificate

The certificate confirms essential work skills needed for job success. It is widely used by employers, educators, workforce developers and others to provide evidence that career seekers have the necessary skills employers are looking for. Register here to take the assessment.

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Nebraska VR

Nebraska VR is an employment program for people who experience a disability. Everything Nebraska VR does and all of the services we provide are for the purpose of helping people with disabilities prepare for, find and/or keep a job. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Frankie Charles at 402-934-2868 or frankie.charles@nebraska.gov for assistance.

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Negotiating Salary

Salaries are always negotiable. The U.S. State Department offers advice on addressing salary after receiving a formal offer.

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NEworks Online

NEworks is a comprehensive, online resource that features job openings, career exploration, employer information, education and labor market research information. Career seekers, students or employers can use the site whenever they need accurate data to make informed decisions on careers, training, wages, occupation searches and resource recruitment.

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Partnership for Youth Development

The Partnership for Youth Development can help you attain a satisfying career and self-sufficiency. Get personalized attention and help with educational or vocational placement, career exploration, job readiness training, leadership opportunities, tuition and supplies assistance and supportive services.

If you’re between the ages of 14 and 24, out of school, or in school within 18 months of graduation, find out if you’re eligible. Call 531-600-5860 or email youth.desi@hws-ne.org.

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Relocating

Does your dream job require you to move? Looking for a change of scenery? TheBalanceCareers.com offers some relocating tips and resources for career seekers.

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Researching Companies

Find out what the earning potential or company culture is like at any given company. With GlassDoor, you can view the average salaries for different positions in different companies, and you can also read company reviews posted by current or former employees.

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Resume Writing

Heartland Workforce Solutions offers workshops and tutorials on how to build a strong resume. For immediate help online, TheBalanceCareers.com offers a comprehensive guide to writing effective resumes and cover letters.

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Self-Service Resource Center

Our self-service resource area provides the tools for a successful job search, including access to online job opportunities, resume help, assistance with NEworks registration and job search, information on community resources and much more.

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The Job Corps

The Job Corps is a free education and training program that’s a lot like going to college, but you’ll learn job skills that colleges don’t offer. If you don’t have a high school diploma, the Job Corps will help you earn it. Then, you can explore a variety of career possibilities and learn how to get there.

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Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) gives employment and training information to armed forces members within 180 days of separation or retirement.

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The WIOA Adult/Dislocated Worker Program offers weekly orientations and training guidance for eligible people who are laid-off, self-employed, veterans or displaced homeworkers. Contact us at WIOAOmaha@NationalAble.org to see if you qualify for assistance.

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