Workforce Solutions

An integral part of Colorado’s economic infrastructure

The public workforce system works together regionally to promote strategies that positively impact the well-being of the metro Denver area.  Its vision is sustainable employment through strategic investments in human capital that produce positive economic returns for business/industry and contribute greater quality of life for individuals.  They are an integral part of Colorado’s economic infrastructure, particularly in the current tight labor market, because of its work in preparing job seekers for business-relevant employment.

Along with P-12, postsecondary educators, economic developers, chambers of commerce and other community organizations, workforce development systems help key industries in the region stay competitive by ensuring an ongoing adequate supply of skilled labor. The Workforce Centers in Colorado perform a variety of functions.

For job seekers, services include:

  • Registration in Connecting Colorado, Colorado’s statewide workforce system database
  • Job referrals
  • Workshops on job search, resumes and interviewing
  • Career and academic assessment
  • Academic remediation
  • GED preparation
  • Occupational training, both in traditional classroom settings and work-based

For employers, services include:

  • Labor market information
  • Labor market analysis
  • Competitive wage analysis
  • Candidate screening
  • Candidate assessment
  • Customized hiring events