~Local resources included; be sure to scroll down the alphabetized list~
AARP Foundation -
Work & Retirement
Job Tips for 50+ Workers Need help updating your resume or preparing for an interview?
AARP Social Security Benefits Calculator -
This calculator can help estimate your Social Security benefits and show you when is the best time to claim Social Security. En español
Frequently Asked Questions About the Social Security Earnings Limit
The Employment Services focuses on providing a variety of employment-related labor exchange services including, but not limited to, job search assistance, job referral and placement assistance for job seekers, re-employment services to Unemployment Insurance claimants, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.
All Arizona public libraries -
Santa Cruz County Libraries
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC) -
The related purpose of the ADDPC is to engage in advocacy, capacity building and systemic change to increase inclusion and involvement in the community.
Arizona Job Assistance Centers -
Find out where and when you can get job help.
Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records -
Tools for Tough Times - Tools for Arizona Seniors
Arizona State Jobs -
For Arizona State job listings, click here.
Arizona Workforce Connection -
One-Stop Service Centers are located within each of Arizona's Counties. For the Santa Cruz County location please click here. One-Stop Centers provide free services including; job placement, skills assessments, job training, career counseling, resume development and more to job seekers.
Career Advantage - American Society on Aging
Your source for careers in aging. Job Seekers and Employers/Recruiters are all welcome here. Please click here to go to the website.
Career One Stop -
Your pathway to career success.
Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
CareerBuilder helps match the right talent with the right opportunity.
Disability Benefits 101 -
Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on health coverage, benefits, and employment. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together.
Experience Works -
Experience Works is a national, charitable, community-based organization that helps older adults get the training they need to find good jobs in their communities. For more than 40 years they have devoted themselves to helping people break out of poverty and reclaim their lives and dignity through work.
Goodwill Community Foundation -
Your free learning source
Job Accommodation Network (JAN) -
The JAN is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
If you are a job seeker, take moment to explore our unique resources like JResume, our free resume builder and resume sharing tool, and check out the mobile version of our site that allows you to take your job search on the go.
Microsoft Office - Office Training
Monster has expanded from our roots as a "job board" to a global provider of a full array of job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management products and services.
National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC) -
NOWCC currently operates cost-effective, flexible and innovative experienced worker programs for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture. They work closely with those agencies to recruit, place and support work-ready, skilled and experienced older adults for positions, both full- and part-time, that support the critical missions of the agencies.
National Resource Directory (NRD) -
NRD is a website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Next Avenue -
Next Avenue, a digital destination that addresses an all-new phase of adulthood with a wholly unprecedented approach to content — a lively blend of fresh journalism crafted by a team of veteran reporters and expert contributors; trusted information from government, non-profit agencies and commercial media outlets; and penetrating insights from a renowned private university and PBS stations around the country.
Occupation Information -
Career OneStop provides occupation information, top occupations by wages and trends, and compare wages and trends.
Occupation Outlook Handbook - Bureau of Labor Statistics
The profiles featured cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
Opening Doors for Everyone -
Resources related to Indian and Native American Workers
Resources related to Older Workers
Resources realted to Workers with Disabilities
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) -
This program fosters useful part-time training opportunities (community service assignments) with non-profit or public/government agencies (host agencies) for unemployed low-income persons who are 55 years of age or older who have poor employment prospects. In Santa Cruz County, call Area Agency on Aging, Region Six, at 520.432.5301.
Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) - U.S. Department of Labor
Lost your job due to no fault of your own? Has the impact of international trade caused or is about to cause layoffs at your company? Have your hours been reduced due to international trade? Read about the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program and the benefits and services you may be entitled to receive. Read More
USA Federal Jobs -
click here for usajobs.gov listings
Veterans to Work Program -
To acknowledge the tremendous contributions of the US military, SAP has launched the Veterans to Work initiative to help US veterans acquire the skills and training they need to be successful in today’s IT workforce. This program is providing training scholarships and certification programs on SAP market leading solutions. Click here for more information.
Vocational Rehabilitation Program
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program helps people with disabilities become or remain economically independent through work. The VR Program is administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).
When Work Works
When Work Work s is a nationwide initiative to bring research on workplace effectiveness and flexibility into community and business practice. It is a project of Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Workflex: Employee Toolkit
Employees can now take the promise of flexibility at work into their own hands. This toolkit offers workers a blueprint for making workflex a reality in their careers, and it provides a realistic perspective on what workflex options are possible for the companies that employ them.
Flex at a Glance - Download this brochure with quick stats on workplace flexibility
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