Category: Job seekers

Conquer the emotional downfalls of a job search

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A job search can feel like an emotional roller coaster.

Read up on some of the most common emotional downfalls that may occur in a job search and how to avoid them or work your way through them.

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Find new in-demand certifications

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Looking to boost your career by earning a certification that employers value?

CareerOneStop has recently updated its in-demand certification list.

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Thinking about freelancing?

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Have you thought about freelancing, or already started to build your freelance skills and business network?

CareerOneStop offers food for thought on aspects of freelancing to consider.

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Looking for a hot career for 2019?

Wondering what the hot careers will be in 2019? And once you identify them, are you curious to know how you can boost your own credentials to earn a job in an in-demand field? One good place to start is

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Start your 2019 career plan

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If you’re ready to start 2019 with a new career plan, make a glimpse of the job market your starting line.

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Putting a music degree to work

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Whether you are studying music in an academic setting, pursuing a career in the music industry, or educating the next Mozart, you have likely been asked questions like:

I didn’t know you could study music in college. What are you going to do with your degree in music?

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How to build a professional network

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Networking is about developing relationships that could be helpful to you in your job search and your career.

Building a professional network is achievable for almost everyone, by following these steps to identify your network and develop it.

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Find an apprenticeship!

Apprenticeship.gov is a new one-stop source for “all things apprenticeship.”

The site features an Apprenticeship Finder that makes it easier for job seekers to find apprenticeship opportunities, often in high-skilled, high-paying careers.

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5 not-so-true job search myths

Job searching is hard work. It can be complicated, it can feel mysterious—and it can sometimes seem like you’re the only person out there who doesn’t know the secrets to success.

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Happy holiday job searching

There are two big indicators that it’s going to be a bright holiday for those seeking seasonal jobs: the unemployment rate is lower than it’s been in decades, and consumer confidence is at an all-time high.

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