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Path to Employment

Research job openings online using our links to area employers and other online resources. Local Area Companies may not have position openings at the time of your search.

Local Area Companies

Adecco Employment Services


Allen Press, Inc.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

Best Buy

Cottonwood, Inc.

Del Monte

First Student


Independence, Inc.

Kansas University Endowment Association

KU Memorial Unions

Kinedyne Corporation

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Lawrence Public School

Midwest Health

McDonalds Restaurant

Reuter Organ Company

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

Standard Beverage

T J Maxx

The Results Companies

Trinity In-Home Care

University of Kansas

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)



Other Lawrence area companies:

Amarr Garage Doors

Berry Plastics

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

HP Pelzer Automotive Systems, Inc.

Manpower, Inc.

Schlumberger REDA Production Systems


Lawrence Journal-World

Kansas City Star

Topeka Capital-Journal

Government job listings:

Federal (USA Jobs)

State of Kansas

City of Lawrence

City of Ottawa

Douglas County

Franklin County

Jefferson County

Career and occupation information, disability resources,
job hunting tips, and other sources:

America's Career Info Net


CareersInGeer.com - Truck Driving Jobs

JobHero - Resume Assistance

KANSASWORKS Career Information

Occupational Information Network, Standard Occupational Classifications (O*NET-SOC)

Job Seeker Toolkit - Resume and Cover Letter Help; A service of Career Builder.

Federal Government's Disability-Related Information and Resources

National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult

General Employment Related Information

Resume and cover letter writing:

Self-directed computer software or one-on-one staff assistance is available as well as a library of books and videotapes.

Job training:

Programs are available to eligible individuals as outlined in the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). Registration in KANSASWORKS for job search and resume services begins the process. Heartland Works, Inc. staff will then provide Individual Training Accounts (I.T.A.) for qualified adults and individuals in need of financial assistance to meet the monetary needs of education necessary for employment.

Clerical testing:

Proficiency testing is available for typing, data entry, 10-key, math, grammar, and spelling. Typing tutorials are also available for various applications.

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces services:

Individuals who meet one or more of the following qualifications may obtain services. Contact the Veterans Representative.

  • Those who served 180 days or more of active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and who have a discharge other than dishonorable (does not include Active Duty for Training (ACDUTRA) or Annual Training (AT);
  • Those discharged from active duty at any time due to a service-connected disability;
  • Spouses of veterans who have died of a service-connected disability;
  • Those who as a member of a reserve component were ordered to active duty
        under Title 10 and served on active duty or in a campaign or expedition for
        which a campaign badge is authorized and was discharged or released with other
        than a dishonorable discharge.

Unemployment Insurance:

Persons who believe they are eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits may apply by calling 1-800-292-6333 using a land-line touch-tone telephone from within the county of his/her residence or by internet at https://www.uibenefits.dol.ks.gov.

Migrant/Seasonal Farm Workers:

Individuals who have been engaged in seasonal farm work for extended periods of time and are interested in permanent, full-time employment may be eligible to receive employment and/or training information and assistance.



Note: Eligibility for some services is determined by federal guidelines.


Page last updated 11/16/15

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Lawrence Workforce Center
2920 Haskell Avenue, Suite 2
Lawrence, KS 66046-4942

Telephone: (785)840-9675
Fax: (785) 865-5465


Shannon Yancy
Cheryl White


Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except State holidays)