Job Seekers and Employees

Did you know that there are typically between 1,700-1,900 job openings in Berkshire County? Please click the Job Quest link to find out where these jobs are.

Berkshire County Employment Opportunities posted on Job Quest

BerkshireWorks Career Center provides workshops to help job seekers with resume writing, interviewing techniques, and job clubs to learn the best opportunities to find employment. Visit www.BerkshireWorks.org for a list of workshops and opportunities.

Guide to Job Training Programs – Click here for a Guide to Job Training Programs in the Berkshires compiled by the Pittsfield Adult Learning Center

Berkshire Transportation GuideClick Here to access the Berkshire Transportation Guide compiled by the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission.

Resource Guide for Immigrants in Berkshire County -The Adult Learning Program at Berkshire Community College has developed a Resources for Immigrants Guide.  Click Here to access the link.

 

NEW: EFFECTIVE 7-1-13

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.