Category: Career changers

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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Are your skills out of date?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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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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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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Industry profile: careers in telecommunications

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Telecommunications is an industry sector that includes companies that transmit data in words, voice, audio, or video around the world. It includes: Wired networks that provide landline phones, cable TV, and internet to homes and businesses. Wireless service providers that

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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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Looking for a career that fits your true self?

CareerOneStop is excited to announce the new Work Values Matcher—an online card sort that can help you figure out which aspects of your working life matter most to you.

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