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Guide to Job Training Programs - Click here for a Guide to Job Training Programs in the Berkshires compiled by the Pittsfield Adult Learning Center
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Video 1: How to Apply for Unemployment Benefits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nZLuLaIacQ
Video 2: How to Request Benefit Payment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-OW3xogso0
There are a number of free services offered to job seekers and employees who wish to pursue additional training opportunities. BerkshireWorks is the region's One-Stop Career Center and can assist with:
- Job Search Assistance
- Career Planning Information
- Workshops on job search techniques including interviewing, networking and resume writing
- Data on the local job market
- Resources to help find the right training opportunities
- Tools to help conduct an effective job search
Contact BerkshireWorks in Pittsfield at (413) 499-2220 for more information.
Adult Basic Education skills are also provided in Berkshire County by contacting one of the ABE providers listed.
If you have a complaint or grievance resulting from an interaction at Berkshire Works or the Berkshire workforce system, you may contact the Career Center EEO Complaint Officer EWard@BerkshireWorks.org, LNewton@DETMA.org or the BCREB Executive Director heather@berkshireREB.org to arrange an informal resolution. If a resolution cannot be agreed upon or you have a complaint or grievance about the WIA Title I program or activities, you may file a complaint within one year. File a complaint (Spanish). BCREB and BerkshireWorks are EEO employers.