Unemployment and Job Search Resources


Unemployment benefit questions and answers From the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD)

Education and training No matter the situation, DWD offers many different options for individuals seeking training, including for individuals who are laid off workers, veterans, older workers, and more.

Coronavirus public information Answers to frequently asked questions that relate to DWD’s services and information

Coronavirus resources From the U.S. Department of Labor

What to do when you are unemployed Worker Re-employment information from Career One Stop sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

How to deal with an unexpected job loss  Good advice and tips from The Balance Careers

Job Search

Madison Job Search Support Group A community-based, member-facilitated group that meets regularly to offer assistance, encouragement, ideas, information and education to those engaged in a job search. Gatherings currently happen virtually and meeting topics are based on group input. Email madjssg@gmail.com for more information.

5 Tips for finding work during the Covid-19 pandemic Article from PBS News Hour

The most in-demand jobs  A list of jobs currently in high demand compiled from LinkedIn data

Job seeker information South Central Wisconsin Job Centers provides resources for the job search including job listings, resume review, mock interviews, workshops, and more.

Workforce Recovery Services From the Urban League of Greater Madison

Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) Now online providing free, one-to-one writing support for community members including assistance with resume, cover letter, application essays, and grant proposals.

Tips for acing your next virtual interview Chances are pretty good that if you have an interview in the near future, it will be remote.