The Airman & Family Readiness Center supports customers in achieving short- and long-term employment, education and training, and career goals through employment skills counseling, resources for self-employment, small business and entrepreneurial efforts. We offer labor market information, employment trend tracking, skills development workshops, job referrals, networks to local employers, and on- and off-base resources.
In Colorado, Military Spouses are entitled to file for Unemployment Insurance (UI) as a result of leaving employment due to PCS orders. File a claim at www.colorado.gov/cdle/ui and click on File for Unemployment. Call PPWC (719) 667-3790 for assistance.
Current programs help with developing a career plan, establishing community network contacts and utilizing employment listings. Classes are open to family members and civilian employees.
Basic Resume Writing Learn the basic fundamentals of writing a resume, featuring the popular styles and various components of each. See Class Schedule for dates.
Career Planning for Military Spouses A comprehensive two-day career planning workshop will help you extensively discover, clarify, and strengthen skills, values, and interests throughout practical assessment exercises. Build focus and self-confidence as you network with local employers. Learn how to strategically network. (Free for all AF Military Spouses.) See Class Schedule for dates.
LinkedIn is an online social network for business professionals. It’s designed specifically for professional networking–finding a job, discovering sales leads, connecting with potential business partners! See Class Schedule for dates.
Visit these websites for additional resources:
www.ppwfc.org (Pikes Peak Work Force Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd, 80907, (719) 667-3700)
www.indeed.com – or – www.simplyhired.com
www.springsgov.com (City of Colorado Springs)
www.csu.org (Colorado Springs Utilities)
www.elpasoco.com (El Paso County)
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado (State of Colorado)
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