WorkForce West Virginia provides assistance to individuals seeking employment. We work with employers to identify local job openings so that we can assist individuals in getting back to work or help them obtain a better job. We can also assist individuals with career exploration, job hunting tips and techniques that include resumes, preparing for job interviews, and analyzing the local labor market.
WorkForce can make finding a job easier! Enroll in the MACC, West Virginia’s largest database and begin browsing jobs that match your interests and skill level.
Training and Education Opportunities
Interested in starting a new career that requires additional training or education? WorkForce can help get you started.
WorkForce partners with various agencies and service providers to help ensure you get the best resources, tools, and support.
Are you ready to start a new career but aren’t sure where to start? WorkForce can help you explore new career options.
Job Fairs are a great way to meet employers and to find a new job.
We offer resources to help veterans successfully transition from military service and meet their employment goals through training programs.
Visit a Local Office for job services or assistance in filing an unemployment claim.
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet West Virginia’s eligibility requirements.
Downloads and Forms
Individuals can view and download the Claimant Handbook, Work Search Activity Log, and access many other important unemployment resources.
If you have been denied unemployment benefits, you have the right to file an appeal. It is very important to understand the appeals process and what is expected of you. Click here to learn more!
Digital Inclusion Program
In modern times, phone accessibility is crucial to obtaining and maintaining employment. WorkForce WV’s Digital Inclusion pilot project aims to connect individuals recently released from incarceration with employment and/or training opportunities by addressing digital access barriers. Participants are given a smartphone device with service paid for up to a year, as well as one-on-one case management and career services including career exploration, career readiness skills, online job search, training, connection to resources, etc.
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about unemployment.
Short-Time Compensation for Individuals
STC helps prevent layoffs! With STC, employees work reduced hours while collecting partial unemployment benefits to supplement their temporarily reduced wages.