WorkOne Access Point
Michigan City Public Library is now a WorkOne Access Point! Get employment, career planning and job training information at the library. File unemployment claims online and use Indiana Career Connect, the state's online employment site. Sign up for online classes to improve your job-related skills. Normal faxing and printing fees apply.
WorkOne Resources Offered at the Library:
Indiana Career Connect
The #1 source of job openings in the state of Indiana. Search for jobs, explore careers, create a resume, find education and training resources, research job markets, and more!
Indiana Career Connect Quick Reference Guide
Uplink Unemployment Claimaint Self-Service System
If you are unemployed due to no fault of your own, you may be eligible for unemployment insurance. Use Uplink to apply for unemployment and file for weekly benefits. What you will need to bring with you to file:
- Address, social security number, date of birth and phone number.
- Last employer’s name, mailing address, phone number, dates of
employment and reason unemployed.
- TIP: Bring your latest check stub from this employer with you.
Need more information?
Sign up for free MindLeaders Personal Learning Service and e-Learning courses, which can be accessed using library computers. Over 700 courses are available on a wide assortment of subjects, including Microsoft Office, computers, business communication and development, leadership, and more. Pursue a professional certification, learn skills needed for a project or career advancement, or simply take courses for personal satisfaction. All Indiana residents are eligible to take these classes, regardless of employment status. To register, please stop by the Reference Desk or call us at 219-873-3044.
Getting Started with MindLeaders
WIN Career Readiness Courseware
Free online training available to all Indiana residents and employers. WIN uses real-world situations you could face at work to build relevant job skills. WIN prepares you to pass WorkKeys assessments, similar to a course exam. Once you complete the WorkKeys assessments, you can earn National Career Readiness Certification and prove to employers that you have what it takes to do the job. To register, please stop by the Reference Desk or call us at 219-873-3044.
WIN Quick Reference Guide
Other Library Resources:
The library offers a wide selection of books and research materials on resume writing, interviewing, job hunting, job-related skills, scholarship and grant opportunities, and starting a business. Check our online catalog. For assistance, please ask at the Reference Desk or call 219-873-3044.
Check the EBSCO E-Book collection for access to more than 300 e-books on job hunting, resumes, interviewing, career choices, and more! Most e-books are full text and available to download. Log in with your library card number.
Resume and Job Application Assistance
The Reference Department offers free resume writing assistance by appointment only. We will work with you one-on-one to create a resume or complete online job applications. You may call 219-873-3044 or visit the library to schedule an appointment.
Testing and Education Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Includes a virtual career library, tutorials on job-related skills, online resume builder, information on accredited schools, and over 100 practice tests and courses for the PRAXIS, ASVAB, ASE Automotive tests, medical and nursing exams, firefighter and law enforcement exams, GED, SAT, ACT, and more. Log in with your library card number.
Services Only Available at WorkOne Offices:
- Uplink--Account revocations; password resets; payment delays
- Free job-related printing, copying, faxing, and telephone use
- In-person WorkReady workshops. Check the online workshop calendar for upcoming workshops!
- Individualized skills evaluation, interview preparation, and career planning
For any of these services, please visit a WorkOne office.
WorkOne La Porte
300 Legacy Plz. W.
LaPorte, IN 46350
The Art Career Project
Career E-Books - log in with your library card number
Career Information Center - Short profiles of careers. Log in with your library card number
The Career Project
My Next Move
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Job Search Links
Local Job Search Web Sites
B & E Marine
Blue Chip Casino
Central States Manufacturing
Coolspring Health Center
Dekker Vacuum Technologies
Employment Agencies in Michigan City
Fiber Bond Corporation
Fifth Third Bank
Four Winds Casino
Gary Post-Tribune Classifieds
Help at Home
Indiana Department of Corrections (Indiana State Prison)
Ivy Tech Community College
La Porte Savings Bank
Life Care Center of Michigan City
Mid-City Supply Co.
Michigan City Area Schools
Michigan City Baking
Michigan City Municipal Jobs
Michigan City Public Library
Purdue University North Central
Saint Anthony Memorial Hospital
South Bend Tribune Classifieds
South Shore Line/NICTD
WorkOne Northwest Indiana
State Job Search Web Sites
Indiana Career Connect
Indiana Department of Corrections
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Indiana State Job Bank (Indiana State Dept. of Personnel)
Indiana University Careers
Notre Dame Careers
Purdue University Careers
Top Jobs Indiana
National Job Search Web Sites
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Wall Street Journal Careers