Category: Job seekers

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Are your skills out of date?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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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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Industry profile: careers in telecommunications

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Telecommunications is an industry sector that includes companies that transmit data in words, voice, audio, or video around the world. It includes: Wired networks that provide landline phones, cable TV, and internet to homes and businesses. Wireless service providers that

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How to lose worry and find optimism in a job search

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No mistake about it: job searches take time and effort and a lot of psychic energy.

We need stamina to keep going when we hit roadblocks or get discouraged. Get some ideas to keep your spirits up along the way.