Category: Job seekers

Free and low-cost online training to update your skills

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Need a career boost? There are many online training providers offering free and low-cost courses that can give you a new in-demand skill or even help you qualify for jobs.

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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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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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Where are the jobs in 2021?

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There’s good news for people looking for a job in 2021: employers in many industries are actively hiring.

Even better news is that the job openings range from entry-level to highly skilled.

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Are your skills out of date?

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Want to develop new work skills that will open up more job opportunities? Or upgrade qualifications in your current career?

This can be a great time to update your skills, and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time.

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CareerOneStop helps identify your best training options

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Ready to take the next step to advance your career but not sure where to start?  CareerOneStop is a gateway to information about a range of education options from getting your GED to earning a short-term credential or an advanced

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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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It’s not too late to land a holiday job

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Businesses are hiring for in-store retail assistance as well as sorting, packing, and shipping help to handle the holiday shopping rush.

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Is this your time to start a small business?

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Changing circumstances in the economy may be making self-employment a more intriguing option to consider, and there are plenty of helpful training and information resources to help you explore the possibilities.

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Need a career plan? Take a look at apprenticeship

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If you’ve wondered about whether an apprenticeship might be a solid career opportunity for you, consider participating in events in your area!

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