Identifying and helping to meet the workforce needs of Arkansas’ employers is critical for continued job creation. ADWS is committed to assisting employers find qualified applicants and assisting job hunters in their search for employment.
Create an Employer Account at Arkansas JobLink
Employers are encouraged to establish Employer Accounts in the Arkansas JobLink System for the purpose of posting employment opportunities and receiving applicant self-referrals and staff-assisted referrals of qualified applicants. Employers will have access to post jobs, search resumes, and receive emails on new job hunters. Employers can receive assistance with creating their accounts or establish a self-service account. Employers may enter job postings at any time after submitting the account registration and the account has been approved.
Unemployment Insurance Employer Services
ADWS administers Arkansas’ Unemployment Insurance program and facilitates employer compliance with the Arkansas Employment Security Law, collects unemployment insurance contributions from employers, provides unemployment insurance benefits to those eligible, and maintains management information systems for filing unemployment insurance claims and fraud detection. Employers can access online UI services here.
Should you have any questions or comments concerning any of the Online Unemployment Insurance Employer Services features, please contact the ADWS UI department here.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit that encourages employers to hire workers from targeted groups. The tax credit is designed to help job hunters gain on-the-job experience, move toward economic self-sufficiency, and help reduce employer’s federal tax liability.
Training Trust Fund Program
The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services Training Trust Fund Program provides innovative training support opportunities for qualified Arkansas employers in their efforts to offer training for prospective, new and incumbent workers.
New Hire Registry
Federal and State law requires employers to report newly hired and re-hired employees in Arkansas to the Arkansas New Hire Reporting Center. This site will provide you with information about reporting new hires including reporting online and other reporting options.
Employer Workplace Poster – How to Claim Unemployment
This poster is to display in the workplace for employees to be informed that they are covered by Arkansas Department of Workforce Services’ Law that provides Unemployment Insurance benefits for unemployed workers and under certain conditions, for those working only part time.