My (Re)Employment Plan

Studies show that workers who transition from layoff to their next job the fastest understand the importance of making
themselves a good match for their next employer. Being a good match means understanding the interests, skills and values
that you possess that will get you hired.




  • An updated résumé that has been reviewed by a peer or workforce professional will be your first impression.
    Don’t let it stand out for the wrong reasons.

Social Networking

  • Facebook and Twitter are often checked by employers. Make your profile attractive to businesses looking to hire.
  • Use social networking to your advantage. Promote your professionalism and skills, not your weekend.

Make a timeline for getting a job.

  • Unemployment Insurance benefits last on average less than 13 weeks. Many people get a job within 10 weeks
    because they start looking right away.

Network and Apply

  • Engaging the job market is more than just applying. Target your applications to employers looking to hire that
    fit your skill set and connections.


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News & helpful tips from Southeast KANSASWORKS

Public Notice: RFP for KAWB Audit Services

The Kansas Association of Workforce Boards made up of the five Local Area Workforce Development Boards in Kansas, are accepting bids from qualified entities to provide audit services. RFP’s will be available for distribution on April 11, 2018. To receive a “Request...

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Wed 26

Manufacturing Job Fair

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu 27

LifeWorks Workshop – September 27-28, 2018

September 27 - September 28
Thu 27

Hiring Event – ResCare Residential Services

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 25

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.

In partnership with


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