Empowering Experienced Workers for Success in the Workplace
At the American Job Center, we are committed to providing dedicated support to older workers, recognizing the unique challenges they may face. Our goal is to provide dedicated support to older workers throughout their employment journey.
Services for older workers
Tailored support for experienced individuals in the workplace includes:
Beat the Bias
Overcome age-related biases by showcasing your skills, experience, and adaptability to contribute to a diverse workforce.
Explore a New Career
Discover new opportunities that align with your interests and skills, guided by our career planners.
Explore the potential of starting your own business, utilizing your years of experience and knowledge.
Boost Your Skills
Stay relevant in the job market by participating in training programs and workshops that enhance your skill set.
Utilize platforms like LinkedIn to network, highlight your achievements, and connect with potential employers and peers.
Online Job Banks
Access specialized job banks catering to older workers, helping you find age-inclusive job openings.
Resumes and Cover Letters
Receive assistance in crafting impactful resumes and cover letters that showcase your experience and transferable skills.
Interviewing and Negotiating
Prepare for interviews and address age-related concerns with the help of our career planners and develop effective negotiation strategies.
Integrated Service Delivery
The Adult Program is the main provider of services. To further enhance our services, we collaborate with partner organizations that specialize in empowering veterans in the workplace. Some of our partners include:
- Employment Services for Seniors: The Senior Community Service Employment Program provides employment transition assistance, work experience opportunities, career coaching, training, skill development, and educational support for individuals aged 55 and older.
- Employment Support: Reemployment Services by the Nebraska Department of Labor assist individuals with resume development, cover letters, job referrals, mock interviews, and job search assistance. Workshops are also available to enhance job search skills.
Beginning your journey towards a new career is easy. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Set up or update your NEworks job seeker account at neworks.nebraska.gov.
Step 2: Schedule an appointment with a resource room navigator or visit the center directly without an appointment.
Step 3: Work with a navigator to develop a personalized plan and embark on your journey towards a new career.
Our team is here to support you every step of the way, ensuring you have the necessary tools and guidance to thrive in the workplace. Embrace the advantages of your experience and showcase your skills confidently. With these tips, you can navigate the job market effectively and find fulfilling opportunities that value your contributions.