Category: Entry-level workers

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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Yes, you should advocate for your own professional development

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Whether you’re applying for jobs or thinking about how to advance or stay relevant in your current workplace, it’s always a good time to think about your short- and long-term professional development. What’s professional development?  It simply means all 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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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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It’s National Apprenticeship Week

November 15 – 21 is the 7th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), a nationwide celebration of the value of apprenticeships.

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High-paying careers with high school education or less

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Looking for a career that pays well but has no formal education requirements, or high school only?

Find a wide variety of options on CareerOneStop.

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Need experience to get hired? Try these ideas

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Check out some of these different ways to build experience when you’ve never had a job.

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Getting back to work . . . in the service industry

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After major losses in 2020, jobs in hospitality and tourism are growing faster than any other sector.

Learn about different types of jobs in this sector and find job openings in your area.

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5 careers you can start with short-term training

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Looking for a career you can qualify for quickly?

Check out these options.

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Who’s hiring? Transportation, warehouse and delivery!

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Curious about who’s hiring in your area?

One of the strongest employment sectors nationwide is transportation, warehouse, and delivery.

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