Local Services for Individuals - Job Search Tools

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Job Search Tools


DLR provides and facilitates support, education and training to individuals seeking employment in South Dakota. We make a coordinated effort to partner with government, non-profit, business and educational organizations to provide the tools and resources necessary for sustainable employment and economic self-sufficiency for the citizens of South Dakota.

Our team has worked hard to ensure the transition to the new SDWORKS went smoothly. They are on stand-by for any technical issues. Thanks for your patience as we converted to the new and enhanced system. Contact your local job service office if you need assistance.

Contact your local job service office if you need assistance. 

Search for Jobs Online

Did you know DLR’s online jobs database, SDWORKS, has the most job listings statewide? Don’t miss out on the latest career opportunities that could be the perfect fit for you!

Get Staff Assisted Help

DLR offers a variety of individualized services to assist you in your job search journey.

Learn the Basics

From applications and interviews to soft skills and job fairs, DLR will get you on the right path.

Attend a Job Search Assistance Program

The Job Search Assistance Program (JSAP) is a free workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment.

Find Your Local Job Service Office

Each of South Dakota’s job service offices is staffed with trained professionals ready to help job seekers identify opportunities and prepare for productive employment.

View Relocation Resources

Learn what living and working in South Dakota is really about with resources from our partners.

Learn About Other Programs

DLR has a variety of other programs to help in your job search needs.

  • Layoff Support Services
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Training Opportunities
  • Veterans Employment Services
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit