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Local and Regional Annual Plan Public Comment Period is Open!
Larimer County and the Colorado Central Planning Region invite public comment on the updated four-year strategic plans required under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The plans outline strategies to develop, align and integrate service delivery across the local and regional workforce development system. Stakeholders and interested individuals can review the plans and provide feedback HERE. Thank you!
Welcome to the Larimer County Workforce Center!
Youth Friendly Employers Update
NEW** UPDATED Youth Friendly Employer Listing
The Youth Friendly Employers List identifies 175+ local businesses that hire youth ages 14-18. Available in English & Spanish.
This information provided is subject to change.
CareerWow! for Business
A self-directed online tool-kit designed to….
- Empower employees to achieve satisfying career goals.
- Boost morale & work results.
- Compliment the career-growth process within your company.Career Wow
- Enable employees and supervisors define goals that address personal strengths while supporting company growth.
CareerWow! was developed by Career Solutions Group in partnership with the Larimer County Workforce Center, Larimer County, Columbine Health Systems, City of Fort Collins, Otterbox, Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, New Belgium Brewing, Heath Construction, University of Colorado Health, and Platte River Power Authority.
CareerWow! includes the following modules:
Strengths & Talents
Articulate strongest skill and talent areas, for clarity regarding career goal setting.
Career Passions & Interests
Expand awareness of career areas to consider, through exposure to a range of occupations and industries; improved optimism for creating meaningful, interesting work.
Vision & Values
Define a motivating career vision, and articulate corresponding priority values.
Creating Career Options
Discover how to identify several appealing new career possibilities by combining unique strengths and passion areas… a lifetime career-evolution skill.
Career Research Interviews
Gathering first-hand information from specialists who have already succeeded in career areas of interest, to confirm or eliminate fit, and to facilitate career progress planning.
Low-risk, short-term activities providing hands-on exposure to career area of interest, and helping to bridge successfully taking small, logical steps.
Success Database Development
Identify and develop relevant accomplishments for use in performance reviews, job interviews, and resume development. Reinforce job satisfaction and build confidence.
Career Conversations with Managers
Prepare for a productive conversation with your manager. Prioritize what is relevant to both your goals and the company’s. Increase your chances for a mutually successful outcome.
Target Resume Development
Strategize relevant information to include on a resume you are developing for your next career opportunity. Learn expert techniques for creating an effective resume package.
Job Interview Preparation
Prepare to present yourself effectively for a job interview. Learn proven techniques to emphasize key aspects of your background, and answer questions successfully.