SD Dept of Labor and Regulation
The mission of the Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.
Each of South Dakota's job service offices is staffed with trained professionals ready to help businesses maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and to help job seekers identify opportunities and prepare for productive employment.
The Brookings DLR local office falls under the Division of Field Operations. Its mission is to achieve a skilled workforce contributing to economic development by efficiently and respectfully serving businesses, job seekers, and community partners through innovative workforce development solutions and serving as an information resource. Job service office managers are directly involved with businesses, community leaders, educators, and economic development authorities. Staff are readily available to assist businesses with job fairs, applicant screening,
interview space, and other resources.individual job seeker services include career exploration, skill assessments, job search assistance, interviewing skills, application and resume assistance and individualized workforce training assistance (eligibility based).