Labor Market & Information Handbook
The LMI Handbook contains a wealth of information including links to Private-Sector Employers, Temporary Agencies, Job Search Sites, Government Employment Opportunities, and much more.
Resume & cover Letter Guides
Job Search Resources
Top 50 Employers in 2012
Top 50 Employers in 2011
Self Assessment Tests
For Recent Graduates
Federal Bonding Program
Provides individual fidelity bonds for applicants who have a firm job offer but are (or may be) denied coverage by a commercial insurance company because of:
- Record of arrest, conviction, or imprisonment
- History of alcohol or drug abuse
- Poor credit history
- Lack of employment history
- Other special situations
For more information: Call 303-301-2900
Labor Certification / Prevailing Wage Program
Before an employer can import and hire alien workers, he must submit an application for labor certification and attempt to recruit qualified U.S. workers. Employment Programs assists the employer by:
- Processing the employer’s labor certification request
- Advertising the job opening with Workforce Centers to recruit U.S. workers
- Calculating the prevailing wages for the occupation based on surveys conducted
- Gathering the information needed to grant or deny labor certification
For more information: Call Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment, 303-620-4200
Seasonal Farmworker Program
Provides recruitment of temporary agricultural workers and sheepherders by Workforce Centers from outside the area of intended employment. Employers are required by law to provide no-cost or public housing for these workers if it is not to return to their place of residence the same day.
Additional Services are provided by MSFW (Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers)
located at the Brighton-One-Stop office at: 33 N. Main, Brighton, CO 80601
WOTC (Worker Opportunity Tax Credit)
Replacement program for the TJTC (Targeted Jobs Tax Credit) program. The program is a federal tax credit for employers who hire certain categories of disadvantaged workers. For more detailed information, please refer to the Federal WOTC page – http://www.doleta.gov/business/incentives/opptax/, or call a WfBC Employer Services Representative at 303-301-2900 (Boulder) or 303-651-1510 (Longmont).
Eligible Training Programs
To find eligible training programs for WIA Adult/Dislocated Worker funds, visit the Colorado Navigator site. For more information about the WIA Adult/Dislocated Worker program, please refer to our website under Other Services or Call a WfBC Employment Advisor at 303-301-2900 (Boulder) or 303-651-1510 (Longmont).