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New on CareerOneStop: Updated Career Profiles

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CareerOneStop’s Occupation Profile has always provided accurate and up-to-date details on a wide range of careers—nearly 1,000 in all.

The updated Occupation Profile now offers the same—plus some extra!—great information in a friendlier and more customizable display.

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From fairy tales to resume guides: Find them at the library

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From job search books to free computer access – there’s no time like the present to explore your local public library resources.

Visit your nearest library during National Library Week, April 9-15, 2017.

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Explore a career in market research

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Have you ever thought you knew what would sell a product better than the people in charge?

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Thinking about moving for work?

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Use CareerOneStop finder tools to research job prospects and local resources in a new location.

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Make your next cover letter a great one!

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Your cover letter is often your best opportunity to sell your skills and show your interest in a position.

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New Year goal #1: Join a professional association

Goals for 2017

Make 2017 the year you take a step that could be very good for your job search, and probably even better for your long term career success: join a professional association.

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5 questions to help you target your resume

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A great resume matches your personal goals and qualifications to an employer’s specific needs.

When you sit down to create or spruce up your resume, it’s important to take the time to really define your goals.

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5 key questions for your DIY year-end career review

Year-end checklist

Many people take the time each December to review progress on their year’s personal, health, and financial goals.

It’s also a great time to conduct a year-end career review.

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Tools to help explore careers, find training and search for jobs

CareerOneStop's Toolkit

Want some answers to help you plan your career or job search? CareerOneStop packages stacks of useful data in easy-to-use chunks, so you can quickly find what you are looking for.

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Did you know it’s National Apprenticeship Week?

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The second annual National Apprenticeship week is November 14-20, 2016, set aside as a time to highlight the great opportunities that apprenticeships provide for workers and businesses.

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