Pride month: Guidance for workforce professionals serving LGBTQ customers
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The U.S. Department of Labor has published guidelines and terminology to help workforce professionals effectively serve LGBT customers of the public workforce system and provide them with the knowledge, support, and guidance they need to be successful in their career planning and job search.



Soft skills—what are they and how do you know if you have them?
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You may have heard that employers are interested in hiring people with good “soft skills.” But what exactly are good soft skills? Soft skills are sometimes called people skills, or work-readiness skills. They are your personality, attitudes, and manners. They



Could you qualify for free training?
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Wonder how public training funds work?

Or whether you might be eligible?



Young and no experience? Find job search help near you!
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As pandemic shutdowns end and the economy re-opens, this summer promises to have plenty of job opportunities.  Already many employers are reporting that they can’t fill open positions. But if you’re young and don’t have work experience, or if you



Who’s hiring? Transportation, warehouse and delivery!
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Curious about who’s hiring in your area?

One of the strongest employment sectors nationwide is transportation, warehouse, and delivery.



It’s Teacher Appreciation Week—time to #ThankATeacher
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If there’s ever been a year when teachers deserve admiration and gratefulness, it’s this one! That’s what the theme of Teacher Appreciation Week this year (May 3-7, 2021) is #ThankATeacher. The past year has probably changed the worklife of every



Volunteer to expand your career and more
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National Volunteer Week is a great chance to learn about volunteer opportunities that could allow you to support events, activities and social issues, while also expanding your career prospects.



5 tips for networking during the pandemic
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You’ve probably heard that networking is a critical activity during every phase of your career. Whether you’re searching for a job, trying to advance your career, or just exploring your options, talking with other people about your job search or



Get to know library workers
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National Library Week April 4-10, 2021 recognizes the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

Learn about these intriguing careers that combine information resources, research, materials management, and customer service.



Free and low-cost online training to update your skills
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Need a career boost? There are many online training providers offering free and low-cost courses that can give you a new in-demand skill or even help you qualify for jobs.