MDES stands for the Mississippi Department of Employment Security that offers range of services from WIN (Workforce Investment Network) job centers situated around the Mississippi state. Mississippi Employment Security Services has been turned on the web for easy access. Www.mdes.ms.gov is the official Mississippi Employment Security Services site, which gives job seeker services, employer services, unemployment services and labor market information. People can find jobs, prepare their resume, get job hunting tips, filing tax, etc. Mississippi Department of Employment Security works for increasing employment in Mississippi. It is great place for both job seekers and businesses to search dream job or potential employees in your town, or around the Mississippi.
Www.mdes.ms.gov is the place for residents of Mississippi to get the Mississippi Department of Employment Security services. MDES is working under the direction of the Mississippi government. Workforce Investment Network is the main system of MDES that gives convenient, one-stop employment and training services to job seekers and employers. Workers can get the unemployment payment service benefits during temporary period of unemployment. It also offers Labor Market Information Department that collects and distributes labor force data utilized by private industries and public agencies.
Job seeker services:
MDES gives range of job seeker services including ability to search jobs, job hunting tips, veteran services, training and education for guaranteed job, etc. Searching appropriate job is not an easy work, but it becomes simple and easy with MDES. It gives temporary recovery workforce jobs in which you can earn $7.25 to $25.00 in an hour. It gives short-term jobs like Debris cleaners, Humanitarian aides, Drivers, Social service aides, Office workers, Construction workers, etc. To view available jobs, you must register on the MDES by entering SSN (Social Security Number), first name, middle initial, last name, and date of birth and by creating user ID and password.
Once you have done registration, you can search job using job title, keywords, or company name and city, state or zip code as well as apply for job through web-service. Resume is the first impression of your personality and qualification, so before going for an interview prepare professional resume. Many times people lose their desired job due to their resume. MDES also gives tips for resume and application preparation, interview techniques, dress, etc.
Huge variety of free workshop also becomes helpful to find job. MDES provides veteran services to find out qualify veterans to get preference in employment and training services like referrals, counseling and job placement. It also gives a list of Mississippi’s public colleges and universities, which provides academic and job training programs. If you want to get education for guaranteed job, then this list is helpful to you. You can also get your graduation or high school diploma, attend the local community college, and learn a career skill. Job seekers can find the upcoming job fairs in which job seekers and employers meet together to get and give job opportunity.
MDES is not only beneficial for job seekers but also for employers. It is a great place for employers to post job, get high qualified employees, file tax, etc. It gives opportunity to register your business on the site for online service. To register your business on the MDES, you must register on the site as employer. It also offers SUTA dumping scheme by which employer can control the state Unemployment Insurance Laws to pay a lower UI tax rate.
Employers can take the advantage of many tax related services like filing tax, receive quarterly wage report/tax due dates, unemployment tax rates, interest/penalties, downloadable forms, etc. They are also able to get the benefit of job placement service in which they can post job opening and post job by phone, participate in job fair, search resumes on job central, and Hire Vets First Campaign. To post job by telephone, you just make a call on 1-888-844-3577 and select option 5 and Customer service representative will help you to place your job order request.
On-the-Job Training also becomes helpful to employer who wants to pay half payment to the eligible worker during their training time. Through On-the-Job Training program, employers can recruit new workers who have been jobless for at least 19 weeks as well as any new workers.
For the residents of Mississippi State who wish to apply for unemployment benefits online, www.mdes.ms.gov is best option. At this place, you can file your Mississippi Unemployment Insurance Benefits claim as well as file weekly benefits claim. You are also able to get claims information and search overpayments. For accessing unemployment service, you must have online account which you can create using social security number. People are also able to get information of Regular UI Claims, Interstate Claims, Combined Wage Claims, Federal Civilian Claims and Federal Military Claims.
Filing claim for unemployment insurance benefit can be made through online or by calling at 601-855-3133 or 1-888-844-3577. You must have SSN number, mailing address, phone number, the dates you worked and the reason you left each employer, etc. while filing your claim.
Labor Market Information:
Labor Market Information (LMI) is the source of knowledge that gives information on the number of people employed or unemployed, average wages, unemployment rates, occupational projections, population income and other economic variables. You can get monthly, quarterly and annually LMI publication, data maps, occupational wage statistics, which is collected from employer surveys that shows average, median & experienced wage estimates and expected employment by occupation.