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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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Explore a career as a school counselor

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If you’ve had a helpful experience with a school counselor or just like the idea of helping students, you may find a great career fit in this role.

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Where are the jobs in 2021?

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There’s good news for people looking for a job in 2021: employers in many industries are actively hiring.

Even better news is that the job openings range from entry-level to highly skilled.

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Out of work? Find free, local job search assistance

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Did you know there are nearly 2,400 American Job Centers throughout the country that offer free employment assistance? Find your closest American Job Center CareerOneStop helps you locate your closest AJC.  You’ll find contact information as well as information about

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7 steps to keep you motivated in your job search

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A new year offers a sterling chance to refresh your job search and career goals. If you’ve been in the market for a while, it may be time to sharpen your focus and bring more energy and resilience into your

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Are your skills out of date?

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Want to develop new work skills that will open up more job opportunities? Or upgrade qualifications in your current career?

This can be a great time to update your skills, and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time.

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CareerOneStop helps identify your best training options

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Ready to take the next step to advance your career but not sure where to start?  CareerOneStop is a gateway to information about a range of education options from getting your GED to earning a short-term credential or an advanced

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Find a workplace culture you’ll thrive in

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Thriving in a workplace culture can be a happy accident-or a well-planned success.

Learn how to match your work values to a workplace culture.

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