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Access MississippiAccess Mississippi allows job seekers and employers to create online accounts for accessing comprehensive workforce services. Selecting "Employment Services" will route you to WINGS where employers can create and manage job orders, screen applicants, and learn about on-the-job training and Work Opportunity Tax Credits, while job seekers can search and apply for jobs, receive interview tips, and view job fair information. WINGS is your one-stop portal to employment services in Mississippi

Workforce MississippiWe maximize economic opportunity for all in Mississippi. We are proud to be part of the economic engine that helps all Mississipians grow and prosper. By connecting business with a skilled workforce, we help build a vibrant economy which encourages business growth and jobs. For businesses, we provide valuable information, access to pro-business workforce programs along with access to a qualified workforce.

Mississippi WorksMississippi Works is a new initiative of Governor Phil Bryant focused on three main areas of Economic Development.

The O*NET program is the nation's primary source for occupational information, providing valuable assessment instruments to workers and students looking to find or change careers. With O*NET, you can find occupations that match your skills, identify high-demand occupations, and learn about skills that are important to employers.

The MDES Labor Market Information Web page hosts valuable labor market, economic, and demographic data. With up-to-date labor market information, you can get the edge you need to be competitive in the global marketplace.


Workforce Programs
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  • Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Unemployed or underemployed adults, workers laid off due to downsizing or closure, at-risk, or economically disadvantaged youth.

    Services Provided
    Skills assessment and development, reemployment assistance, statewide discretionary for research and demonstration and system development, services to businesses.
  • Rapid Response VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Workers who received notice of pending layoff or closure.

    Services Provided
    Resume writing assistance, reemployment services, job search training, occupational skills training, basic introduction to computers, financial counseling, layoff aversion, and other forms of assistance. A variety of services offered through WIN Job Centers and other partner agencies.
  • Labor Exchange/Wagner-Peyser VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Businesses seeking employees and individuals eligible to work in the United States seeking employment.

    Services Provided
    Matching jobs with individuals' skills.
  • Veterans VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Veterans and transitioning service members.

    Services Provided
    Matching jobs with individuals' skills.
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Workers dislocated due to foreign trade.

    Services Provided
    Reemployment services, job search allowances, relocation allowances, training, Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA), health coverage tax credit, Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) program for older workers.
  • Work Opportunities Tax Credit VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Short-term welfare recipients, veterans, ex-offenders, vocational rehabilitation referrals, summer youth, food stamp recipients, Supplemental Security Income recipients, designated community residents, or long-term family assistance recipients.

    Services Provided
    Federal tax credit for employers who hire eligible individuals.
  • Alien Labor Certification VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Alien workers who meet specific labor needs.

    Services Provided
    Process applications and ensure jobs are advertised so United States citizens have an opportunity to apply for jobs, send all applications to employer for review, and conduct housing inspections to ensure housing provided for workers meets OSHA standards.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Individuals who cannot obtain or retain employment due to one or more disabilities.

    Services Provided
    Work planning and assistance, work incentives, provision of durable medical equipment, home and vehicle modification, peer counseling, personal care services, respite services, and assistive technology devices.
  • WAEM WIRED VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Individuals eligible to work in the United States and businesses.

    Services Provided
    Recruiting, training, and retraining in advanced manufacturing in a 37-county Western Alabama/Eastern Mississippi region.
  • Community College Workforce Training VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Mississippi residents and businesses.

    Services Provided
    Job analysis and assessment, long-range training plans, workplace basic skills, preemployment training, leasing equipment and facilities, customized skill training, total quality management, advanced skill training, training manuals, and multi-media training aids, and mobile classrooms.
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    16 years of age, neither enrolled nor required to be enrolled in secondary school, and lacking basic educational skills.

    Services Provided
    English as a second language, GED preparation, lower level literacy tutoring and training, parenting skills, life coping skills, workplace literacy/employability skills, and basic skills training in reading and math.
  • High School CTE VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Enrolled in high school in Mississippi.

    Services Provided
    Job shadowing, extensive tutoring, scholarships, workplace basic skills, soft skills, workplace literacy and employability skills, academic counseling, career counseling.
  • Correctional Facilities VIEW || HIDE
    Eligibility Requirements
    Individuals incarcerated in the state correctional system.

    Services Provided
    ABE, business tech, industrial sewing, cosmetology, upholstery, computer repair, agri-business, auto mechanics, carpentry, communications systems, heating, air conditioning & refrigeration, industrial electricity, marine maintenance, plumbing & pipefitting, and welding.