The Career Lab area is the core of every CareerForce location and serves as a business office for job seekers and a resource for employers. It features the tools and resources needed to find a job or make a career change. Resource areas are located in the Woodbury, Forest Lake and Cottage Grove Service Centers and are open Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm.
Staff are available to:
Help you understand and apply the fundamentals of a successful job search to plan your own job search
Help you navigate online job searching
Offer advice on resume and cover letter creation
Help you learn to research employers
Assist with researching potential careers, education planning, financial aid information
Teach proper contact and follow up with prospective employers
Administer assessments: typing test, Northstar Digital Learning, Computer Skills Certificates
Recommend workshops, networking groups, job fairs
Offer assistance with Unemployment Insurance application, and ongoing questions for existing recipients
Recommend other resources and services in the community
On-site hiring events & Mini Job Fairs:
Looking for job opportunities? Check out our On-Site Hiring Events at each of our Career Lab locations. Employers will be on-site during the events recruiting for open positions within their companies.