Promised Land Employment Service
Who We Are
The PLES mission is to empower the economically disadvantaged to provide for themselves and their families by assisting them in the procurement of meaningful careers.
The vision of PLES is to equip and empower individuals for transitional, second chance careers.
What We Do
Job Search Training and Assistance
Start your job search right away; learn how to find the job you want!
Making the right impression
Communicating well with employers and co-workers
Selling your best assets and minimizing your liabilities
Filling out paper and on-line applications
Organizing and planning your job search
Finding the right job and getting to the decision maker
How to interview well and follow-up for success
Introduction to computer basics and internet job search
Managing your life to achieve success on the job
Choosing and keeping the job
Planning and budgeting for the future
Call today us for information and an appointment!
Job Search resources are available to active, enrolled individuals when needed, including:
Referrals for personal needs
Personal Job Search Coach
Telephone, fax, and voice mail service
Computer and high-speed internet access
Practice interview with community volunteers
Hygiene and grooming supplies
Interview and class clothing
Limited office supplies
Referral for debt management and checking account classes
412 North Church
Rockford, IL 61108
Currently serving those who are homeless, economically disadvantaged parents, U.S. Military Veterans, and those who are on parole through the Illinois Department of Corrections. Program enhancements added every year.
412 North Church
Rockford, IL 61103
Office Hours: We are open from 8:00am til 4:00pm. Our classes are M-TH from 8:30 til Noon and job search lab is open MW 1-3 and TTh 9-11
Contact: Colleen Aeppli
Contact Title: Education and Training Director