Category: Workforce Development Professionals

Resources for employment after a criminal record

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To help overcome job search and employment barriers due to a criminal record, CareerOneStop offers targeted tools and websites for both the currently incarcerated and those in the community.

Whether you’re a workforce professional who helps individuals find employment, or a job seeker who has a criminal record, CareerOneStop can help.

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Pride month: Guidance for workforce professionals serving LGBTQ customers

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The U.S. Department of Labor has published guidelines and terminology to help workforce professionals effectively serve LGBT customers of the public workforce system and provide them with the knowledge, support, and guidance they need to be successful in their career planning and job search.

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Developing a local business sector partnership?

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Building sector partnerships to expand a business sector in your community requires a shared understanding of jobs in the industry.

Discover competency models that can help you define the skills, knowledge, and other requirements needed for jobs in a wide variety of sectors.

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New Videos Released! How to Crosswalk Competency Models and Curriculum

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The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has released three new videos in its series, How to Crosswalk Competency Models for Curriculum Development.

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New Career Cluster Videos

Students and others exploring their career options will find CareerOneStop’s newly released career cluster / industry videos a fun and informative way to learn about major categories of work.

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Careers for people who like hands-on problem solving

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If your idea of a great job includes using tools, or working with animals, plants or materials like wood and machinery, you have a world of excellent career options to consider.

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What are the 5 most in-demand career certifications? (Hint, they’re all in healthcare)

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CareerOneStop recently searched a sample of 897,000 job postings nationwide for the most in-demand certifications.

Learn about the top 5- all related to healthcare careers.

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How open are employers to hiring workers with criminal records?

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Workers with criminal records need jobs. Employers need a ready workforce.
Are employers ready for a meeting of minds?

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Stories of success inspire young adults

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Whether you are a young adult seeking a career path, or an employment counselor for youth and young adults, check out these success stories from real people who have overcome barriers to achieve education and career success.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2019

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National Apprenticeship Week highlights the impact that apprenticeship programs have on addressing the U.S. skills gap and preparing the American workforce for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

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