AppleOne Employment Service
6655 W. Sahara Ave., Suite A-200
Las Vegas, NV 89145
If you are looking for on-the-job experience as a temp, AppleOne is the place to start. It also offers career counseling, job placement and resume services. The staff will meet with you for an initial interview and discuss your previous experience, training, job aspirations and will try to match you up with appropriate employers. You never know — a temp position may just lead to full-time employment or a full-time position may be available that’s just right for you.
3405 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
JobConnect can be invaluable for people who need to get out there into the workplace but have little or no references. This can be especially helpful for new Las Vegas residents. If you set up an interview with JobConnect, and act and dress appropriately, employment counselors will give you a professional reference with job referrals. They also help with job skills and available resources. Remember, the first impression makes the greatest impact. You also have access to computers, phones, fax machines and copiers to help you in your search for employment.
6615 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Manpower is an employment center that offers career resources, training and development. Employment counselors help you find an appropriate position while giving you the tools to succeed. Applicants may be tested for various employable skills in order to find job placement. Matching you with prospective employers is part of the services provided. You should expect to set up several job interviews. Dress for success when visiting your local Manpower location.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal
Whether you choose to pick up a paper at your local store, browse through the weekend pages at a library or go online to check out the local job section, the Las Vegas Review-Journal is still one of the best resources to use when looking for work. Jobs are listed according to categories, and this sometimes gives you insight into careers that you would not previously have considered. Local job fairs are also advertised within this section. Sometimes it pays to go “old school.”
Las Vegas Urban League
930 W. Owens Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
The Las Vegas Urban League focuses on serving Las Vegas’ diverse population. It offers multiple services (in various languages) that provide the community with educational tools and training to ensure success. Las Vegas Urban League also provides public computer centers, free of charge.
Henderson Public Libraries are about more than books, even though that will always be their core service. The librairies have computer centers where you can look for work, apply for positions online or even further your education. JobNow offers live job coaching from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. You can get resume assistance, tips on searching for jobs, test prep and writing lab services. Computers may be reserved up to seven days in advance at the Gibson, Green Valley, Paseo Verde or Heritage Park Libraries.
Sharon Damon is a preschool specialist, avid reader, passionate writer and creative baker/ cook. She has been a cooking instructor at a local Rec Center in Henderson, NV since 2011, and has written for Examiner and other publications since 2010. She knows her way around the keyboard and the kitchen! Sharon moved from a small city in Canada to Las Vegas 6 years ago, to marry the love of her life, and has since been swept up in the whirlwind known as Sin City. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.