September is Workforce Development Month, an annual tradition in Colorado. Colorado’s Workforce Centers and the Department of Labor and Employment have provided a variety of special events this month, such as virtual and face-to-face job fairs and hiring events, along with workforce center open houses and community resource expos. To find out more about your local workforce center, visit http://coworkforce.gov/.
The Colorado Jobs Mobile App is an easy link to services from Connecting Colorado and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment from your phone or tablet. It provides a convenient way to search for and apply for jobs as well as see job match information, and helps you find the nearest Workforce Center for in-person services. Find the links for Android or Apple at http://coworkforce.gov/. To register on the state jobs site (job seeker or employer), go to https://www.connectingcolorado.com/.
If you want to explore even more on your own, Colorado LMI Gateway is a one-stop source for labor market information covering the entire state. To keep up on Colorado’s current unemployment rate (2.4% as of August), to understand more about specific occupations, or to find out more about jobs, wages and employers in your own county, go to https://www.colmigateway.com/.