Category: Entry-level workers

Mentoring makes a difference

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Is the impulse to help others an innate human trait?

Helping others through mentoring is beneficial for both mentors and mentees, and has been around as long as human relationships have existed.

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Careers in video-game design

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Think you have what it takes to be a video-game designer?

Video-game design jobs require a mix of artistic creativity and technical skills.

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National Apprenticeship Week: apprenticeships for veterans

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This year National Apprenticeship Week (Nov. 13-17) comes right on the heels of Veterans Day.

And that couldn’t be more appropriate.

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How to write a cover letter

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So you’re about to apply for a job when you notice that, along with your resume, the company wants you to send a cover letter.

The goal of your cover letter is to make your resume stand out in a pile of applications. And although that’s a lofty goal, writing an effective cover letter doesn’t need to be a daunting task.

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Using data to make career decisions

Logo says "Knowledge is Power"

Time to make a big career decision? 

Whether you’re just beginning to investigate your career options, or you’re deep into planning a new twist to your established career path, making a career decision is complicated.

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Consider a career as a physical therapist assistant

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Thinking about a career in physical therapy but not sure you want to spend four to six years in college?

Consider becoming a physical therapist assistant.

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Communication skills check-up

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Whether employers are hiring someone to make sandwiches, sell shoes, run science experiments, or repair plumbing—communication skills are always on the “must-have” list.

But, what exactly do employers mean by “communication skills”, and how can you tell if you have them?

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Good work for Labor Day

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Learn how CareerOneStop can help make this your best Labor Day ever!

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Aviation week: careers in the air and on the ground

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If you wonder about a career in aviation, but have no experience yet, you can find encouragement in the story of one of the founders of aviation, and in some detailed information about your aviation career options.

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Soft skills in an employer’s market

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Soft skills—also known as work-readiness skills, people skills, or essential skills—are the skills you can’t put down on paper.

Soft skills are what make someone a good employee and easy to work with.

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