Today, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment released an analysis of expected revisions to the monthly nonfarm payroll jobs estimates based on second quarter 2017 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) results.
In the weeks ahead, the workforce center across Southeastern and South Central Colorado will hold a series of training events for job seekers. Job Readiness Workshops are designed to help job seekers – particularly those who are new to the job market -- with the basic skills needed to conduct an effective job search, find sustained employment and effectively market themselves to employers.
On November 16th, recipients of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s first-ever Shining Stars of VR awards received recognition during an awards ceremony at the State Capitol, followed by a meet and greet with Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Employers in Colorado added 1,400 nonfarm payroll jobs from September to October for a total of 2,659,000 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 4,300 and government decreased 2,900.
To mark the transition back to school, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) held a fall celebration in late September to honor some of the 2017 successes of the Governor’s Summer Job Hunt program, Colorado's oldest and most successful job placement service for young people.