Job Search Assistance
Job Center of Wisconsin
Job Center of Wisconsin is an electronic link for jobseekers to access job opportunities that employers have listed with Job Centers throughout the state of Wisconsin. Job Center of Wisconsin is available at the job center during business hours or anywhere that has internet access.
Provides innovative materials that will enhance your employment search. The Resource Room is equipped with computers for internet access, career exploration software, word processing and resume writing programs, and resource materials to further enable employment success. Resource Room staff are available to assist job seekers with:
- Employment Search
- Career Exploration
- Labor Market Information and analysis
- Resume and Cover Letter Skills
- Navigating the Job Center of Wisconsin website
- Filing for Unemployment
- Referrals to Suppor Services for One-on-one case management
Unemployment Insurance Application Assistance
Applying online is now required. If one-on-one assistance is needed please see Resource Room staff. For more information about online services go to: dwd.wi.gov/ClaimsOnline
Education & Training
Apprenticeship is training that combines structured on the job training with related instruction and is sponsored by employers, employer associations, or labor groups that have the ability to hire and train in a working environment.
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Certified workers who lose their job as a result of increased imports or shifts in production out of the United States may be eligible to receive one or more program benefits depending on what is needed to return them to employment. Services include reemployment assistance, job search and relocation allowances and training benefits.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The WIOA program is a federally funded program that helps individuals with a variety of employment related services. These services include reemployment assistance, job search, resume writing, career assessments, career consultation, and federal short term and long term training funds when available.
Recently downsized, unhappily working or someplace in between? The Manitowoc County Job Center is here to help. Our career counselor offers 1:1 meeting times for those seeking work, unhappy with their current roles, or unsure about a career path.
To make an appointment call 920-448-6779 or email Ellen.Hope@dwd.wisconsin.gov