Kansas Launches “My (Re)Employment Plan” Workforce Program to Improve Services for Job Seekers
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
In an effort to match unemployed job seekers with Kansas employers looking to hire workers, Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., is proud to announce that the State of Kansas has launched “My (Re)Employment Plan,” a program that blends enhanced workforce services with personal responsibility to get Kansans back to work faster.
The collaboration between the Kansas Department of Labor, Kansas Department of Commerce and the KANSASWORKS Workforce System will provide enhanced reemployment services to Kansans who are unemployed and looking for work. The program, called “My (Re)Employment Plan” connects unemployment recipients with workforce service professionals in their area. Unemployed Kansans who are receiving benefits will be provided, free of charge, personalized job search assistance, including:
- Creation of a personalized “My (Re)Employment” Plan that focuses on goals and accountability
- Skills assessment to match interests and skills with occupations
- Resume, interview, and networking assistance
- Labor market information highlighting current in-demand jobs