Category: Career changers

Revitalize your career

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Looking for an injection of new vitality into your career?

Learn insights from author Gregg Levoy, who spoke recently at the 2018 National Career Development Association conference on the subject of igniting passion in your life and career.

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Wondering about a career in entertainment?

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The dazzle of being on camera or stage! The thrill of performing! The attention and applause!

Is your ultimate dream to work in the entertainment industry?

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Why you should consider an apprenticeship

An apprenticeship combines a full-time job with training—and can prepare you to enter a specialized career field. Apprenticeships are a great way for entry-level workers to get started in a number of well-paying occupations in industries like manufacturing, construction, health care,

Independence on the job

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As we approach the 4th of July holiday, it’s worth remembering that Independence Day celebrates our collective and individual freedom. That’s a value that’s present in nearly every facet of American life, including our work lives. At a workplace, expressing independence

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Why you should research salaries before you job hunt

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Whatever stage of your job search you’re in—from just getting started to negotiating an offer—it’s a great idea to understand typical salary ranges for the careers you’re interested in.

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Career Profile: Administrative Professionals

National Administrative Professionals’ Day is observed on April 25 this year.

Not only is it a great day to appreciate the work of individuals in these fields, but it’s also a chance to consider a career as a secretary or administrative assistant.

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Research your local job market

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Did you know CareerOneStop offers a collection of reports to help you better understand the employment climate where you live?

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Career Profile: Registered Nurses

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As of the most recent (2016) national count, there are nearly 3 million registered nurses working in the United States. That’s a huge number of jobs for one occupation!

And RN jobs are expected to continue to grow very fast over the next ten years.

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5 high-pay careers you can enter with a two-year degree

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There’s plenty of research showing that the more education you have, the more likely you are to earn a higher salary .

But what if you’re not sure you’re up for earning a four-year bachelor’s degree?  there are many careers that require two-year associate’s degrees and offer opportunities to earn good wages.

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Identify your skills—and explore new career options

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CareerOneStop’s new Skills Matcher provides career options that match your current skills, helps identify the skills you have, and strengthens your skills awareness as you plan next steps for your career.

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