jobs in fond du lac and surrounding area Fond du Lac Area Job and Career Center
349 N. Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI 54935-2021
Phone 920-929-3900  ~  Fax 920-929-3924  ~  TTY 920-929-3925
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Job Center provides the following Employer Opportunities:
Education & Training Providers
Action Advertiser

Appleton Post Crescent

Five County Buyers' Guide

      ♦  (covers Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Waushara and Winnebago Counties)
Fond du Lac Reporter

Oshkosh Northwestern

Ripon Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Express

Need More Resources?

      ♦  If your company has a website, we'll create a link on our Job Seeker's page. This is a great way to get your company information, job requirements and opening information across to Job Seekers! E-mail us with your website address and a short description of your company and we'll do the rest!
Unemployment Insurance
Business Publications: Online magazines, newspapers, newsletters and related sites with business resources.

Wall Street Journal
Mining Company: has lots of great links.
Small Business Survival Center
Business Regulations and Laws: Sites containing legislative and regulatory information, support and resources for businesses.

Information for Employers: WI DWD listings of laws, services & other helpful resources.
WARN Act: plant closing/layoff.
EEOC Federal enforcement agency.
Small Business Administration Your small business resource.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Business Connection WI DWD listings of laws, services & other helpful resources.
Interviewing Candidates with Disabilities: Guidance on navigating the interview process with candidates with disabilities.
Wisconsin Business Resource Network: great site with lots of information.
Boardman Law Firm: We are pleased to share the monthly Legal Update from Robert Gregg, an attorney with the Boardman Law Firm in Madison, Wisconsin. The Legal Update, which can be accessed here November 2011, is designed for employers or managers to be able to keep up on basic developments in employment law. Visit the website at to read future Legal Updates. The updates are also be posted at
Employment Practices: These resources contain information relating to better business practices and quality workplace environments.

Nat'l Institute of Standards and Technology: includes Malcom Baldrige Award of quality.
American Productivity & Quality Center: provides knowledge base & best practice info.
Workforce Online: HR mgmt. information site.
ISO Homepage: All things ISO.
Benefits Link: Benefits library, software, message board.
Deming Website: All things Deming.
Workplace Solutions: Hiring/retraining women in non-traditional occupations.
Job Accommodations Network

      ♦  Free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
The NextStep/WOTC Solutions

      ♦  The NextStep/WOTC Solutions is a program that provides services to businesss by assisting business with a $2,400 tax credit to help hire ex-offenders.
WorkSource Wisconsin

      ♦  Provides Wisconsin employers with a single source of information regarding recruitment, selection, and retention of qualified workers with disabilities.
Employer Services
Post Your Openings

      ♦  Post your job openings, search profiles, choose matches from a summary list of candidates, and immediately email candidates.  If you need assistance, call 1-888-258-9966 fax 1-888-720-5627, or email
Need help writing job descriptions?

      ♦  The Job Description Writer helps employers and workforce professionals write job descriptions.
Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Search for Résumés at America's Job Bank

      ♦  Start here to search for résumés of individuals seeking employment in the Fond du Lac area.
CareerChangers Network (CCN)

      ♦  The Career Changers Network is a collective gathering of salaried business professionals, business leaders, and volunteer supporters with the common goal of re-establishing or changing individual career paths for the benefit of the career changer, businesses, and the community at large.  The focus is on collaborative, win-win, professional networking that creates sustainable long term career success.  Supported by the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board.  To register for this free service visit
Access Wage Subsidy Programs

      ♦  If you're not currently taking advantage of wage subsidy and tax incentive programs, contact your local Job Center. Your hiring needs may translate into tax savings!
Assessment and Testing

      ♦  Your Job Center offers a variety of standardized assessment and testing services, including proficiency, aptitude and interest testing. We'll also provide the linkages to area Technical Colleges to find solutions to your assessment and testing needs.
Get Help with Large Recruitment Efforts

      ♦  If you need to fill a lot of openings quickly, we can help. Your Job Center can help you get organized and can provide assistance for a large recruitment - at the Job Center or at your place of business.
Interview at the Job Center

      ♦  You can conduct your interviews at the Job Center and draw from the public and the Job Center's extensive pool of applicants. For room availability contact (920) 929-3942.
Layoff & Worker Dislocation Services

      ♦  If your business is planning a layoff or plant closing, your local Job Center can help with a variety of services for your dislocated workers. A professional team will come onsite and meet with you to map out a comprehensive service package that includes access to available retraining funds, supportive services such as child care and transportation reimbursements, employment search assistance, comprehensive job search training, including professional resume development and more.
Pre-Screening and Referral

      ♦  Use your local Job Center as the single source to collect and screen your employment applications. We can use your existing application form or the standard, approved Job Center employment application form. You avoid the foot traffic and we refer qualified applicants. It's that simple.
Resource Connections

      ♦  The Job Center website is only one source for service information, business links, government resources and related connections. If you can't find what you need, contact your local Job Center and we'll get you connected!
Online Job Listing Assistance - some are fee based

      ♦  (offices located in Appleton, Ripon and Fond du Lac)
Kelly Services

      ♦  (offices located in Appleton, Greenville and Fond du Lac)
Landmark Staffing Resources

      ♦  (offices located in Oshkosh and Kimberly)
LifeStyle Staffing

      ♦  (offices located in Appleton and Oshkosh)

      ♦  (offices located in Appleton, Menasha, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac)
Seek Careers/Staffing, Inc.

      ♦  (offices located in Appleton, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac)
Area Newspapers
Career City

Career Magazine

Career Mosaic




Monster Board

Virtual Job Fair (High Tech)

Yahoo Careers

Labor Market Information
Bureau of Labor Statistics

      ♦  Developing list of relevant green industries.
Bureau of Labor Statistics article and links

      ♦  Other resources on green jobs.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Jobs

      ♦  Listing of green jobs from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
CEO Express

      ♦  Business portal for busy executives to information that matters.
Community Economic Development (CED) Hot Report:

      ♦  Great statistical/demographic info on items relative to economic development.

      ♦  Your guide to regional economic activity.
Fast Company Magazine

Federal Labor Statistics

      ♦  Go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for information about the economy and national and regional issues.
Free Lunch

Industry Focus

      ♦  Identifies "hot" industries by selected criteria for worker groups in the local economy.
LED OnTheMap

      ♦  Mapping/reporting tool showing where workers live, jobs listed by earnings, etc.
Local Survey Results

      ♦  Recent labor market surveys for the six-county area, compiled by Dr. Gary Green of the UW-Madison/Extension. Provides analysis on the supply of, and demand for, labor.
Management Library

National Association of Manufacturers

Price's List of Lists

      ♦  Compiled by Gary Price, MLIS ,George Washington University - WOW - this site has lists of everything from fastest growing businesses to fastest growing US cities. Scroll around this site, it's very informative!
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)

      ♦  Most recent data at this moment shows 2009 Qtr 1 data about # of new jobs created, earnings, etc. based on the region/demographics you choose.
Wisconsin Labor Market Information

      ♦  This Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development site houses a variety of state, county and local LMI.

      ♦  Wisconsin's Workforce and Labor Market Information System.
Dislocation/Lay-Off Resources

      ♦  Is the premier online resource for employment opportunities in allied health-related fields. Employers/Recruiters can post open positions or search their résumé database.
Fox 11 Job Finder

      ♦  Due to the economy WLUK Fox 11 out of Green Bay has this link as a community service provided by for area employers in the Fox Valley. Employers can post their help wanted ads for free.

      ♦  Helpwanted is an obvious name in recruitment and job search. It is a premier service with thousands of current job listings and 100,000s of visitors. It is a free service. Employers can post their jobs at no cost.
Job Center of Wisconsin

      ♦  This virtual job center is a Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job. is available at no-cost and is available 24-hours a day. Employers can post their openings on this site, as well as find a worker.

      ♦  Easily affordable for all employers, The National Labor Exchange, which is owned and managed by employers, will help employers satisfy their compliance requirements. For a nominal fee, employers can post jobs, search résumés, and distribute jobs to leading internet search engines such as Google,, and plus and over 1,000 other internet sites including: diversity, military alumni and state sites. These services are available to all employers regardless of size in all industries.
Educational Institutions
Financial Incentives for Training

      ♦  Check here for more information on Development Zone credits as well as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.
Training Programs

      ♦  Your employees may come in and learn, at their own pace, typing, 10-Key, and computer applications using state of the art software.  Call 920-929-2921 for more information.
Other Sites of Interest
Job Fairs

      ♦  A place to find Job Fairs in your area.
Information about Wisconsin Government

      ♦  A link to all Wisconsin government agencies and the services they provide for the citizens of Wisconsin.
Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation

      ♦  Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation is a private/public partnership available to assist with economic development activity in 33 cities, townships, and villages in Fond du Lac County.
New North

      ♦  The New North is the 18 county region in Northeast Wisconsin. The New North brand unites the region both internally and externally, signifying the collective economic power behind our 18 counties. The counties include Winnebago, Calumet, Waupaca, Brown, Shawano, Oconto, Marinette, Door, Kewaunee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Florence, Menominee, and Waushara.
State of Wisconsin Business Services Website

      ♦  Wisconsin is a great state for business. If you are interested in doing business in Wisconsin, this website provides links to state agencies, resources, programs and information that you'll need.


Fond du Lac Association of Commerce

      ♦  The mission of the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce is to promote commerce, develop partnerships, create opportunities, and build community relationships.
Department of Workforce Development

      ♦  A link to all the services available through the Department.
City of Fond du Lac

      ♦  The City of Fond du Lac is a great place to live and work and its recreational opportunities are second-to-none.  Visit this website for more information about our beautiful community and events.
Link Your Website
Dislocation Services

      ♦  If your business is planning a layoff or plant closing, your local Job Center can help with a variety of services for your dislocated workers. A professional team will come onsite and meet with you to map out a comprehensive service package that includes access to available retraining funds, supportive services such as child care and transportation, employment search assistance, comprehensive job search training, including professional resume development and more. Contact your local Job Center today!
The city provides substantial business assistance to companies willing to expand facilities or relocate operations to Fond du Lac.

Population growth for Fond du Lac County is expected to increase by 11.5% between 2000-2020.

Fond du Lac County has a great deal of diversity in its industry mix. This is reflected in the county's ten largest employers.

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Fond du Lac Area Job & Career Center
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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