Employment Resources

Unemployment Links

  • NEworks
    File for unemployment, weekly claims, and search job openings from over 16,000 sources throughout the State of Nebraska
  • Unemployment Benefits Shortcut
    Find helpful instructions, resources, contact information, and more
  • Nebraska Department of Labor
    Find links to the Unemployment Handbook, hiring events, job fairs, and job training assistance

Job Search Assistance

  • Kearney Career Center
    A local career center of the Nebraska Department of Labor. They offer job search assistance, resume preparation, mentoring, unemployment benefits assistance, and more. Appointments requested. (Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays: 9:00 am–4:00 pm)

  • Kearney Works
    A local employment agency that provides job search assistance, career guidance, resume help, and job training counseling. One-on-one service that is grant-funded so there is no charge for clients.

  • Nebraska VR
    This employment program is for people who experience a disability. Everything Nebraska VR does and all of the services they provide are for the purpose of helping people with disabilities prepare for, find, and/or keep a job.

Online Job Searching

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Resume Resources

  • Cypress Resume 
    A simple, effective tool for resume creation that was designed for job seekers skittish about writing — free access with your library card! 
  • Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)  
    Resume tools, test prep, career development, and more  — free access with your library card! 
  • Resume.com
    Free online resume maker to make, save, and print professional resumes. You may need to create your own personal account with this website.