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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 Damn Good Resume Pongo Resume

Job Search Resources

Connecting Colorado The Riley Guide Wall Street Journal-Careers Job Smart / Job Star Denver Public Library

Employment Data

Bureau of Labor Statistics US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook

Top 50 Employers in 2013

The top 50 employers in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, as reported by the Boulder Camera.

Top 50 Employers in 2012

The top 50 employers in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, as reported by the Boulder Camera.

Self Assessment Tests

College in Colorado My Next Move

For Recent Graduates

Monster College

Local Newspapers

Longmont Times-Call Boulder Daily Camera Denver Post Loveland Reporter-Herald Fort Collins Coloradoan Greeley Tribune Colorado Springs Gazette Vail Daily

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 Phone: 303-659-4250. 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).