Category: Uncategorized

Careers: Combine sports with other interests

Female coach with girls soccer team

Want a career that puts you in close proximity to a beloved sport, but not as an athlete?

Combine your passion for sports with a second area of interest or skill to find a great variety of career options

Tagged with: ,

The surprising value of a liberal arts education

Woman leading a design team

If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a liberal arts major, there’s a book you may want to consult before you jettison a field you are passionate about in favor of a degree that seems more marketable.

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders.

Tagged with: , ,

Free online learning for work or pleasure

Take advantage of free online resources to develop your job-related skills, explore a personal interest, or exercise your learning muscles just for fun.

Tagged with: ,

Apprenticeships in healthcare

healthcare worker assisting patient

Looking for a career where you can train on the job and have a good path for advancement?

Consider an apprenticeship in healthcare.

Tagged with:

It’s the week to celebrate local libraries

National Library Week 2019 logo

This week is a great week to celebrate the libraries in your community.

It’s National Library Week from April 7 to 13. 

Tagged with:

Job application encounter: The ATS

Keyboard highlighting Yes and No options

If you’ve applied for a job in recent years, especially at a large company, your application has undoubtedly encountered an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

Will your resume successfully make its way past an ATS?

Tagged with:

Hot industry profile: Construction

new house construction

The construction industry is growing.

Today, nearly 7 million workers are employed in construction, and after shedding nearly a million jobs between 2006 and 2016, the industry is projected to regain most of that employment by 2026.

Tagged with:

WIOA: A law to help people find good jobs

Diverse crowd of people

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federal law that helps job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services.

Find out how you may benefit from WIOA services.

Tagged with: , ,

Resources for criminal justice social workers

social worker helping individual with a criminal record

Are you a criminal justice social worker? 

CareerOneStop has a a website of resources just for you: Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders provides a collection of career, education and job search resources to help people with criminal records gain meaningful employment.

Tagged with:

Be strategic with your first resume

young woman looking at laptop screen

What does it take to make your first resume polished, professional, and focused?

Tagged with: