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FAQs about PPP and other SBA loans

What is the Paycheck Protection Program? PPP is a loan program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. If you receive a PPP loan,

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Job search during the coronavirus outbreak

Some employers are in desperate need of workers and are actively recruiting and hiring.

If you are searching for a job right now, there are a number of helpful ways to focus your efforts.

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Trouble filing for unemployment benefits? Try these tips

Nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past three weeks, and it’s been two weeks since a new federal law extended benefits to self-employed and gig workers and added an additional $600 per week to normal benefit

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Updated Competency Model: Advanced Manufacturing

An updated Advanced Manufacturing Model is now live on the Competency Model Clearinghouse. For the first time, the rapidly growing electronics design and manufacturing industry is represented in the model. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) worked with SEMI, the

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4 industries hiring during COVID-19

With businesses shuttering across the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak, it can seem like the worst time for job hunting. The U.S. Department of Labor announced that a record 3.28 million unemployment claims were filed between March 15

Homeschooling during coronavirus? Free career videos and more

student at home on computer

Check out these fun, free, practical ways students elementary age through high school can learn about different careers on CareerOneStop.

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Unemployment insurance for coronavirus-impacted workers

Has the COVID -19 (coronavirus) pandemic impacted your employment?  Whether you’ve had to reduce your hours because you’re ill, you’re caring for an ill family member, or your employer has had to temporarily shut down, you may be eligible for

Working at home during the coronavirus pandemic? 5 tips for best results

Are you one of the growing number of people across the United States who’ve suddenly found themselves working remotely due to coronavirus precautions? Whether you’re a seasoned work-from-homer or a newbie, this can be a stressful time. Observing some simple

5 things hiring managers wish you’d do at an interview

So you polished your resume, crafted a standout cover letter, and landed an interview—great!

Now’s your chance to shine.

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3 tips for seniors planning encore careers

If you’ve retired from your day-to-day job or left a lifelong career, you may be considering an encore career. The term, used loosely to describe a second career begun later in life, is used more specifically to describe a later-in-life