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National Entrepreneurship Month

National Entrepreneurship Month is November, a time when the spirit of innovation and enterprise takes center stage in our communities across the nation. The U.S. Department of Labor has released an updated Entrepreneurship Competency Model, providing a comprehensive framework from experienced

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5 soft skills employers hire for

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Which skills will give you a competitive edge in the job market? Are there specific skills you should emphasize on your resume or in job interviews? What skills should you focus on developing to build your career? To answer these

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Learn about cybersecurity certifications

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—a great time to think about a career in cybersecurity. Demand is high for professionals who can help businesses, government, and other organizations keep their computer infrastructure, networks, and software secure, as well as protect

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Earn career credentials quickly

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Are you a working adult who wants to advance in your career? If part of what’s holding you back is a lack of current credentials, good news! There is a multitude of short-term training and credentials available that can help

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Exploring careers? Take a look at career clusters

If you’re just getting started thinking about what kind of career would be best for you, looking at career clusters is a great place to begin. Career clusters are groups of related types of work. They give you an easy

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Careers for well-organized detail people

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Do you naturally like to create order and organize things? Do you tend to notice details and find patterns? Or are you a “numbers person”?   The “Conventional” interest category These are characteristics of the “Conventional” interest; that’s one of

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Job interview tips for older workers

A job interview is your time to shine during the job application process. To many employers, your social skills and your attitude is just as important as your job skills. Here are some tips to help you demonstrate the asset

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Launching or managing a small business? Check out your local SBDC

Small Business Development Centers offer free business advising, mentoring, and training classes to help business owners improve management skills and business profitability. SBDC services are available to all small business owners, with specialized programs for minorities, women, veterans, and others.

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Employment programs in your neighborhood

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In honor of Labor Day 2023, celebrated on September 4, we’re celebrating the U.S. Department of Labor’s commitment to growing the U.S. economy by improving job quality, equity, and accessibility for all workers. 

Target your job search like a pro

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Looking for a way to bypass the competition for job openings? Targeting a list of companies you’d like to work for is a proven effective job search strategy that puts you in the driver’s seat. CareerOneStop’s Business Finder is a

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