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The Workforce Connection

Services available free of charge at The Workforce Connection offices in Rockford, Belvidere and Freeport include:

  • computer and internet access
  • job search and resume assistance
  • the latest local and national job listings
  • help with on-line job applications
  • career information, including Career Cruising
  • access to copy and fax machines, telephone and printer
  • information about job training and other educational opportunities
  • assistance for veterans and disabled workers
  • refugee and immigration services

The resource room is open to the public Monday through Friday during regular business hours.

Illinois Joblink & Illinois Worknet:

Individuals are encouraged to set up an account on-line with Illinois Joblink, a no-cost internet-based job search tool, and post a resume to match with potential employers.    Illinois  has a wealth of information for individuals needing assistance connecting to jobs and new careers.  Many of the services available in our Resource Room are also available on-line.

Monthly Workshops, Job Clubs & Basic Skills Classes:  

Monthly workshops and information sessions covering topics such as Career Exploration, Resume/Cover Letter assistance,

  • Interviewing Skills, Personal Development
  • Job Club Meetings with potential employers
  • Basic skills classes in reading, math, high school equivalency test prep and ESL
  • introductory computer classes

Financial Assistance available for Job Training:

The workforce Connection provides career counseling, financial assistance and other support services for eligible individuals interested in new job training with an emphasis on training for in-demand jobs in the northern Illinois region, including, but not limited to manufacturing, healthcare, transportation/logistics, information technology, aviation/aerospace and customer service.

For more information about individualized services or job training assistance:

Crosslink Business Park

Crosslink Business Park

Lot sizes range from 7.5 to 20+ acres, priced from $1.85 to $2.60 per square foot, 2.5 miles to full interchange at Genoa & I-90, economic incentives available. All utilities are adjacent to this site. The site offers easy access to Union Pacific Railroad and to I-90 and I-39. It is one hour from O’Hare airport and is design and/or build to suit. For sale 200 acres subdivided 50-acre parcels down. Boone County real estate taxes are .6702 cents/$100 EAV on 1/3 of fair cash or market value.

Sager Corporate Park

The site is zoned light industrial and office. It is subdivied with full access to city utilities. There are 5-12 acre parcels available. The site is one hour from O’Hare airport, 16 miles to the second largest UPS air hub in the nation, and 30 minutes to the Union Pacific Intermodal Rail Hub. Boone County real estate taxes are .6702 cents/$100 EAV on 1/3 of fair cash or market value.

Sager Corporate Park

Landmark Logistics Park

Convenient access via I-90, I-39, Route 20, Union Pacific Rail and the Greater Rockford Airport. Position just west of Belvidere on Newburg Road and Bypass 20, the Park boasts attractive tax and financial incentives as part of the Belvidere Enterprise Zone. Zoned for manufacturing and also ideal for warehousing, distribution, research and office facilites, tracts of 2 acres and larger are available for build-to-suit projects with all utilities in; water, sewer, storm sewer, electricity and gas. Boone County real estate taxes are .6702 cents/$100 EAV of 1/3 of fair cash or market value.

Landmark Logistics Park

We thank our investors!