Labor Market Information

In-Demand Careers & Wages

The Kansas Department of Labor has identified the following occupations as in-demand for Southeast Kansas, which includes the following cities: Pittsburg, Independence, Iola, Parsons, Chanute, Paola, Garnet, Burlington, Fort Scott, and Emporia.

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Kansas Career Clusters

Kansas Career Clusters group occupations that require similar knowledge and skills. The Kansas State Department of Education adopted national career clusters to create the Kansas Career Clusters model. Career Clusters can assist students with career planning and help incumbent and dislocated workers find careers that use similar knowledge and skills as their current or previous jobs.

Local Unemployment Rates & Median Household Income

Chanute
Emporia
Independence
Paola
Pittsburg

Additional Data  

Research labor market, economic and demographic data and compare information over time and between regions at the Kansas Labor Information Center including the Kansas Department of Labor Monthly Labor Report.

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News & helpful tips from Southeast KANSASWORKS

Emporia Spring Job Fair – 2019

Emporia Spring Job Fair – 2019

“Job Fair Brings Companies and Job Candidates Together” March 21st at the Flinthills Mall from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Southeast KANSASWORKS together with the Flinthills Mall will host the “2019 Spring Job Fair” on Thursday, March 21st at the Flinthills Mall in Emporia,...

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Bid Opportunity for ADA Equipment

The Kansas Association of Workforce Boards is requesting proposals to update ADA Equipment in 16 of the American’s Job Centers (Workforce Centers or One Stops) across the State of Kansas. The request can be found at workforce-ks.com/rfps. The request contains the...

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SOUTHEAST KANSASWORKS
UPCOMING EVENTS

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

 

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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