Whether you are looking for your first job, moving to a new position in your field, or switching careers, searching for a job takes time, perseverance and thought. There is not one method guaranteed to work for every person, but there are tools you can use to create a clear strategy for your job search.
Things to consider while you're job searching:
Things to help you get started:
The resources listed below are tools that can assist you in your search. Some are specific to Colorado Springs and the greater El Paso County area while others are general and useful to anyone.
Connecting Colorado is part of a state and county-run system that delivers immediate, tangible results for your future. You can post your resume, apply for a specific job or do a self-directed job search through our jobs database.
Connecting Colorado provides current, vetted positions available throughout the state and is updated regularly.
New job seekers will need this information to set up an account.
If COVID-19 has affected your job, this tool will help connect you to the companies in the Colorado Springs community hiring right now. Visit the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC's blog that includes resources and tools to guide you through this time.
This site includes Colorado Springs’ best career resources in one place, including employers who want to hire you and resources to help you learn more about opportunities in the community.
The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is the American Job Center serving El Paso and Teller counties. They connect vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven services. Their clients range from entry-level to professional, including youth, adults, people returning to the workforce, and those with barriers to employment. Veterans have priority for all PPWFC services. PPWFC provides job search and training opportunities at no cost.
Address: 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 667-3700
Goodwill Staffing supports Discover Goodwill’s mission of helping people achieve greater personal and economic independence. This design comes to life as we carefully match the right candidate with the right opportunity, and service our business clients with the highest degree of professionalism and effectiveness.
My Colorado Journey is a free service that connects job seekers and students to careers, education planning and support resources through a guided process that drives action and goal completion. It includes tools like Careers in Colorado (pathways for Colorado's growing industries), Money 101, Interest Surveys, and much more.
My Colorado Journey makes it easy to evaluate career and program options, set goals and take the steps needed to achieve them, whether you’re an adult switching careers, a high school student choosing a next adventure or a military veteran transitioning into civilian life.
This site is supported by Talent Found, Colorado Department of Higher Education, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado Workforce Development Council, and Colorado Department of Human Services Child Welfare Division.
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