Category: Career counselors

Resources for employment after a criminal record

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To help overcome job search and employment barriers due to a criminal record, CareerOneStop offers targeted tools and websites for both the currently incarcerated and those in the community.

Whether you’re a workforce professional who helps individuals find employment, or a job seeker who has a criminal record, CareerOneStop can help.

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Pride month: Guidance for workforce professionals serving LGBTQ customers

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The U.S. Department of Labor has published guidelines and terminology to help workforce professionals effectively serve LGBT customers of the public workforce system and provide them with the knowledge, support, and guidance they need to be successful in their career planning and job search.

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Industry profile: Energy careers

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Careers in the energy industry range from extracting oil and harnessing the wind, to supervising a power plant or maintaining power lines.

Learn about many possible careers in the energy industry.

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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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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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Curriculum for career advisors

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CareerOneStop offers printable curriculum for five separate “User Paths” to help career professionals guide clients through key CareerOneStop resources,

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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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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What are the 5 most in-demand career certifications? (Hint, they’re all in healthcare)

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CareerOneStop recently searched a sample of 897,000 job postings nationwide for the most in-demand certifications.

Learn about the top 5- all related to healthcare careers.

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