Services for Individuals

Whether on-site, in the classroom, or in the field, LLWA can help you locate the opportunities to take your first steps toward a new career and brighter future. We can develop on-the-job training programs, including internships, apprenticeships, and customized referrals, so ask us what we can do for you.

 

Resume Services

A resume is extremely important to your job search. A resume is required for most jobs, and it and your cover letter are part of the first impression you give any potential employer. You’ll use your resume to showcase your skills, abilities, and credentials in a professional manner. LLWA experts can walk you through this process to ensure you get off to the right start.

Resume Builder

Through Illinois workNet, you can select a type of resume for your purposes, learn how to add skills and experience, and actually create the resume using the online Resume Builder Tool. Click here to access the tools and watch the video playlist for tips to get the most out of your Resume Builder experience.

 

Training & Education

If you are interested in advancing your career or finding a new one altogether, LLWA is your source for training and educational resources. Click here to access our Training & Education page where you will find educational opportunities, occupational or vocational training options, and other resources to help you develop your skills. We’re here to help, so contact a workforce specialist if you need additional assistance.

 

Laid Off Worker Assistance

Being laid off from a job can be a traumatic experience for anyone. Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance assists individuals that have been laid off or are about to be laid off. On this page, you will find guidance and learn the next steps for a laid off worker to achieve their re-employment goals.

Find information on specific business layoffs using the Illinois workNet® Center Company Layoff Search.

Click play on the following playlist and go through the series of videos for layoff recovery information.

 

Veterans Services

Please contact LLWA for assistance with your search for employment opportunities, choosing a career field, changing careers, schooling, training, and alternatives to help you with your career development process. We provide transitional assistance for recently separated veterans and employment for military and recently separated veterans. Click here to explore the Veterans Step Guide via Illinois workNet.

VA & Other Benefits

To receive many VA & other benefits, such as unemployment for recently discharged veterans, a copy of the service members DD214 is needed. The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) will provide ex-service members information on their military service and copies of their DD Form 214. An ex-service member can file a request at http://www.archives.gov/research_room/index.html.

Veteran Services & Related Sites

National

State  

Local

Veteran Services Organizations Sites

Veteran Employment Services Sites

Government Sector – National

Government Sector – State

Private Sector

Veterans Apprenticeships, Records, Credentials, Licensing, and Training Sites

Success Stories

Success is the ultimate motivation! Many job seekers and businesses utilize the programs, services, and resources available to you in the Illinois workforce system. LLWA is proud to showcase their success stories with the help of Illinois workNet. Click here to view successes in your area!