Category: Career changers

Career Profile: Learn about Physician Assistants

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If you’ve thought about becoming a Physician Assistant—or PA—you’re in good company. There are currently 139,100 PAs employed in the U.S. and the profession is growing much faster than most occupations. Check out the details below to learn about this

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New on CareerOneStop: How-to Guides

CareerOneStop has added three How-to Guides to help website users discover and make the most of the resources available on CareerOneStop websites. Each of the Guides walks users through five to six simple steps to help them achieve one of

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Find yourself in STEM

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You may have heard the term “STEM” tossed around—referring to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Or “STEAM”, which adds Arts to the mix. If you’re curious about what STEM is all about, take a look at this sector

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Career planning for dads

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For Father’s Day 2022, CareerOneStop is putting the focus on career planning and job search for dads.

If you are a stay-at-home dad, or a father who works outside the home, read about three ways you can find some new options and ideas for your career.

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Explore a career: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs)

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Ever wonder what it feels like to be an EMT? Imagine driving with sirens blaring, your adrenaline running as you rush to the scene of an accident, preparing to take action to save the life of an injured person. Emergency

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Find a workplace to match your values

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Have you ever had a job where you liked the work itself, but the workplace or manager made your life miserable? Or maybe a job where the work was boring but your colleagues and the atmosphere kept you inspired? As

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Explore a career: Welders

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Ever wonder how underwater bridge supports hold together? Or how high-rise buildings maintain integrity so many stories up? Welding is a trade with ancient roots dating back more than four thousand years, but that now operates at the edge of

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Explore a career: Morticians and funeral directors

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This unique profession helps families and friends both mourn the death of loved ones and celebrate their lives.

Since March 11 is National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day, we’ll explore what this career entails and how to get started in the field.

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Top careers in 2022

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Curious about what some of the best jobs are in 2022?

Learn about the “top ten” and why they were selected.

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Jobs that pay well

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Wondering which kinds of jobs pay the most? Check out this list of highest-paying careers* in the United States, for every level of education from high school to advanced degrees. Click on any career name to see a full profile

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