Author: CareerOneStop

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Industry profile: Energy careers

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Careers in the energy industry range from extracting oil and harnessing the wind, to supervising a power plant or maintaining power lines.

Learn about many possible careers in the energy industry.

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Careers in social work

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It’s National Social Workers Week, and it’s a great time to consider the career of social work. If you’re interested in social sciences, and you’re looking for a career where you can work one-on-one with a variety of individuals AND

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Explore engineering careers

National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week, February 21 – 27, celebrates the diverse field of engineering and engineers’ contributions.

Engineering careers offer enormous versatility, as their work makes a significant impact on so many areas, including agriculture, electronics, construction, manufacturing, medicine, and more.

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How do employers set salaries?

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Ever wonder how a salary range is set by a business or other employer?

Many factors influence a job’s salary, but supply and demand generally has the largest impact.

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Employment background checks: what you need to know

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Background and other employment checks are a common piece of the job search process. Many employers check into your background before making a job offer. Most often, this includes your past employment, your credit or financial history, or your criminal

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