Category: Job seekers

Can you describe your skills and abilities?

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If you’ve been in the job market recently, you know that skills are increasingly one of the most important job qualifications on employers’ minds. When you understand the nature of your own skills, you’re in a better position to answer

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New on CareerOneStop: How-to Guides

CareerOneStop has added three How-to Guides to help website users discover and make the most of the resources available on CareerOneStop websites. Each of the Guides walks users through five to six simple steps to help them achieve one of

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Employment documents: what you’ll need and where to find them

Need to find some documents for a job application or new job?  Throughout your job search you’ll probably need to access some or all of the documents below. What you’ll need for applications and resumes School and employment records. Almost

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Polish your job application skills

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Have you ever started filling out an online job application and dropped off partway through? Maybe you were at a kiosk at a major retailer. Or maybe you were at home working under a time limit. Either way, online job

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Career planning for dads

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For Father’s Day 2022, CareerOneStop is putting the focus on career planning and job search for dads.

If you are a stay-at-home dad, or a father who works outside the home, read about three ways you can find some new options and ideas for your career.

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Find a workplace to match your values

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Have you ever had a job where you liked the work itself, but the workplace or manager made your life miserable? Or maybe a job where the work was boring but your colleagues and the atmosphere kept you inspired? As

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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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Employment resources for library visitors

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With the job market in flux more than at any time in recent history, many libraries are seeing an increase in visitors looking for information and support to find work, change their careers, or learn about assistance they may be

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Top careers in 2022

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Curious about what some of the best jobs are in 2022?

Learn about the “top ten” and why they were selected.

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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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