Finding a job can be a daunting task that requires a great deal of preparation and commitment. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. Luckily, Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers are here to help residents find the resources they need to launch their careers. Growing businesses can also benefit from the services provided.
Career Center Services
One-Stop Career Centers offer a number of services for job seekers as well as employers and their workers.
For job seekers:
- Job search assistance and coaching
- Access to online job resources
- Career planning and counseling
- Resource rooms which offer PCs with internet access to file unemployment insurance claims, browse job postings and economic data, and build resumes
- Networking advice and groups
- Resume and cover letter building
- Veterans’ programs and services
- Disabled worker services and assistive technology
- Job posting
- Conference room rentals
- Access to qualified applicants
- Applicant pre-screening
- Employee training services
- Labor market information
Career Center Activities
The Commonwealth’s One-Stop Career Centers host job fairs and other events throughout the year to assist with job searching and career exploration. These events connect workers and employers to bring about economic opportunity.
All workshops and activities are free and available in multiple languages, depending on location.
Career Center Locations
There are more than 30 One-Stop Career Centers spread throughout the Commonwealth. Each career center has its own website that provides an overview of services, hours, and contact information.
Visit a One-Stop Career Center near you today for assistance with launching your career!
Have any career advice you would like to share with others? Comment below or tweet us, @MassGov.
Tips for Black Friday Shopping posted on Nov 26
With bellies still full from Thanksgiving dinner and the excitement of scoring an amazing deal on the horizon, many people ready themselves for Black Friday shopping the next morning. On this overwhelming day, it’s easy to lose sight of your shopping goals and become careless …Continue Reading Tips for Black Friday Shopping
Ice Skating in Massachusetts posted on Nov 25
It’s time to sharpen your skates! For the second year in a row, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) opens the doors to its ice skating rinks on Wednesday, Nov. 26 – the day before Thanksgiving. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or skating for …Continue Reading Ice Skating in Massachusetts
Thanksgiving Home and Travel Safety posted on Nov 21
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, meaning people across the country will gather together to celebrate with friends and relatives. While getting ready for your Thanksgiving festivities, it’s important to be mindful of safe practices when preparing your holiday meal and making travel plans. The Department of …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Home and Travel Safety