WorkOnes Closed
All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers are closed to the public indefinitely. The action is designed to protect WorkOne customers, staff members, their families and the community at large as the region and nation tackle COVID-19.  People must file for unemployment benefits online by computer, tablet or smartphone here and can learn more about the current process for handling claims here in a series of videos. People can search for jobs online here. Selected jobs will also be posted on the WorkOne Northeast Facebook page. People will be able to contact by phone WorkOne staff and leave a voicemail message. Because of the high volume of calls, return calls may take longer than usual. We apologize for any inconvenience. Career center numbers can be found here. When the centers reopen, we have developed a plan to address the safety of staff and customers. That plan can be found here. For statewide information related to COVID-19, go here. For a look at northeast Indiana employers still hiring in the midst of the pandemic, consult this list. For help in finding food assistance sites, consult this interactive map

Services for Individuals

We provide a number of services designed to help individuals improve their future by increasing skill levels and earning power.

Factory-1-web.jpgWorkshops

Northeast Indiana Works, through WorkOne Northeast, offers a variety of free workshops to assist people in searching for jobs or enhancing their skills.

The workshops include:
  • Resume Development
  • Organizing a Successful Job Search
  • Interviewing with Confidence
  • Computer Basics, Word and Excel

Job Search Assistance/Career Guidance

WorkOne Northeast can provide job leads that match people’s skill sets. We also help people identify careers that best align with their interests and aptitudes.

To help with job searches, WorkOne Northeast provides access to computers, the internet, fax machines and printing. We also help you navigate IndianaCareerConnect.com, help candidates prepare for pre-employment assessments, and help those who are eligible access unemployment insurance income support during their job search.

Training Resources

WorkOne Northeast offers free training programs that guide people in moving forward with their careers. Services may include preparation for High School Equivalency (HSE) exams, financial assistance for college tuition, and short-term certification training for in-demand jobs. The short-term classes can be completed in just four to sixteen weeks and include instruction in such areas as:
  • Welding
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining

Next Level Jobs

Under the state's Next Level Jobs initiative, free training is provided to working-age Indiana residents in the state's highest demand jobs. These jobs are in sectors such as advanced manufacturing; building and construction; health and life sciences; information technology and business services, and transportation and logistics. Click here to learn more. 

Veterans Services

Veterans come first at Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast. That means they are first in line for services, and given access to job information listed on IndianaCareerConnect.com 24 hours before the jobs are posted for the general public. Veterans also benefit from veteran-specific career planning sessions. Learn more about veterans services here

TICKET TO WORK

Ticket to Work, offered through the county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers, helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and one-on-one support they need to succeed in the workforce. More information about the free, voluntary program is available by visiting or calling your nearest WorkOne Northeast career center. A list of the centers is available here.  

trade adjustment assistancE

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program was created to provide benefits and support to workers who become unemployed due to the impact of international trade. The TAA program seeks to provide U.S. workers who are adversely affected by trade with the opportunity to obtain the skills, resources, and support they need to become reemployed. An adverse effect includes a job loss or threat of job loss. Learn more here. Watch a video here.

I am a 70-year-old disabled Vietnam combat veteran. I had come to the end of my work career and had nothing to look forward to or to motivate me. WorkOne gave me an alternative to giving up. I fought long and hard, went back to school to update my education, and with the help of WorkOne revived my self-respect and self-confidence. I rediscovered my passion for working and became an assistant manager of an automotive parts store.
John Anderson