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Pride month: Guidance for workforce professionals serving LGBTQ customers

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The U.S. Department of Labor has published guidelines and terminology to help workforce professionals effectively serve LGBT customers of the public workforce system and provide them with the knowledge, support, and guidance they need to be successful in their career planning and job search.

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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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