Category: Parents

Earn a certificate after high school

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There are still a few weeks of summer, but if you are a high school senior or a parent of one, you have probably started to think about what’s going to happen once graduation day has passed. Many students either

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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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How to talk with teens about their future

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If you are a parent or guardian of a teenager, learn how to launch a conversation with your teen about their future education and career.

Start with this list of topics for a great conversation with your teen to fuel his enthusiasm, sense of possibility, and planning.

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Your summer job: put it on a resume

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Summer jobs provide income, work skills, awareness of which tasks you like or don’t like, experience managing your own money,and more.  

Learn several great ways to highlight your summer job experience on a resume.

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4 tips for career planning with your teen

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When’s the last time you talked about careers with your teen?

Deciding on a career is one of the biggest of life decisions—and yet many teens spend very little time exploring careers.

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National Engineer’s Week: Dream Big

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It’s National Engineers Week, and that means thousands of students in elementary and high schools across the country are learning about the importance of the field of engineering.

Learn more about engineering careers.

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When I grow up, I want to be a…

children thinking about careers

Do children still grow up dreaming of being an astronaut? What careers does the average 3-year old aspire to?

See the results of a survey conducted last month that asked children ages 1-10 what they want to be when they grow up.

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