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Dear graduates: it’s a great time to be you

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This year’s college graduates have a strong job market for landing that first job. And, we know more than ever about the skills and qualities employers are looking for in new hires.

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Finish high school for your health

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You might not think of education as a matter of health, but organizers of National Public Health Week do!

National Public Health Week priorities include helping all Americans achieve at least high school graduation.

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Hats off to school counselors

National School Counseling Week, Feb 6-10, 2017

Did you know the week of February 6th is National School Counseling Week?

It’s a week to celebrate the impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.

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Calling all pro athlete wannabees

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If you find yourself dreaming about a future as a professional athlete, you might wonder what it takes to get there.

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Career and employment help for young adults

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Job seekers ages 16-24 have a new, mobile-friendly resource to help them plan their careers, explore education and training options, and search and apply for jobs: CareerOneStop’s GetMyFuture website!

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Networking? Start using social media!

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Even though networking is a very effective job search method, it can be daunting to pick up the phone or walk into a room and start talking.

Online networking offers another way to reach a large group of people who can power up your job search.

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Ideas for a new career

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Do you secretly believe a career assessment might reveal the “real you” ?

Career assessments can provide important feedback about finding a career that suits you.

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