Author: CareerOneStop

Is this your time to start a small business?

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Changing circumstances in the economy may be making self-employment a more intriguing option to consider, and there are plenty of helpful training and information resources to help you explore the possibilities.

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Need a career plan? Take a look at apprenticeship

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If you’ve wondered about whether an apprenticeship might be a solid career opportunity for you, consider participating in events in your area!

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How to talk with teens about their future

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If you are a parent or guardian of a teenager, learn how to launch a conversation with your teen about their future education and career.

Start with this list of topics for a great conversation with your teen to fuel his enthusiasm, sense of possibility, and planning.

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Long-term trends in manufacturing industry jobs

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The past several decades have seen dramatic changes in the manufacturing workplace.

It’s gone from a hands-on, worker-intensive enterprise with mostly unskilled workers to a high-tech workplace in which automation drives many routine tasks.

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Developing a local business sector partnership?

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Building sector partnerships to expand a business sector in your community requires a shared understanding of jobs in the industry.

Discover competency models that can help you define the skills, knowledge, and other requirements needed for jobs in a wide variety of sectors.

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Veterans: interested in a federal job?

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Working for the federal government can be a great option for veterans.

Learn about federal job structure, veterans’ preference, hiring process, and more.

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New Videos Released! How to Crosswalk Competency Models and Curriculum

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The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has released three new videos in its series, How to Crosswalk Competency Models for Curriculum Development.

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Recruit your job candidates online

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Online recruiting is a vital strategy to make the most of your recruiting budget, and to access the best range of hiring candidates.

But it’s important to choose strategies that suit your organization, employment needs, and local workforce.

How to lose worry and find optimism in a job search

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No mistake about it: job searches take time and effort and a lot of psychic energy.

We need stamina to keep going when we hit roadblocks or get discouraged. Get some ideas to keep your spirits up along the way.

New Career Cluster Videos

Students and others exploring their career options will find CareerOneStop’s newly released career cluster / industry videos a fun and informative way to learn about major categories of work.

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