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Want a career that keeps you active?

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How many times have you heard someone say “I could NEVER sit behind a desk all day”? If that describes your outlook, there are plenty of career alternatives for you to investigate.

The variety of active careers is broad.

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Where will the jobs be?

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the country added more than 200,000 jobs in June 2017–with big increases in health care, social assistance, financial activities, and mining.

Ever wonder exactly which careers are adding jobs at the highest rates?

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Find an apprenticeship program that’s right for you

Apprenticeships combine a full-time job with training—and prepare you to enter specialized fields.

Learn more about how to enter an apprenticeship program in your state.

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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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