Tag: education and training

Be ready for a new career in months

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Want to learn job skills and get ready for a new career in a hurry? Short-term training programs can be a great choice.

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Manufacturing careers: a whole new world

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You may have heard mention of manufacturing jobs in presidential campaign conversations. Here’s a timely look at some developments in this influential industry.

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Find the certifications employers value the most

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Ready to boost your career?

Earning a certification is a great place to start.

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How America loves to learn

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A recent Pew Research Center survey reveals that Americans prefer learning in-person over online methods, and that their strongest motivations to learn include both getting ahead, and personal fulfillment.

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Study up on Apprenticeship Week

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Announcing the first annual National Apprenticeship Week, November 2-8!

Want to get paid to learn valuable job skills? Or recruit and retain a skilled, diverse workforce? Apprenticeship is on the rise.

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Pick college classes for impact

College students: questioning if you are in the right classes?

Parents: wondering how your student can best grow from the college experience?

Use this guidance to choose classes that will garner the greatest impact in the long run.

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More facts to help choose a college: the expanded College Scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education’s new College Scorecard site shows details about students’ actual college costs, loan paybacks, earnings and more.

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Back to school . . . as an adult

Are you heading back to the classroom as an adult this fall?

Balancing adult life and college is hard. Learn how making a weekly schedule can be the difference between achieving your goals or driving yourself insane.

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Find local schools and training programs

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Thinking about going back to school?

CareerOneStop’s Local Training Finder helps you locate schools and training programs in your area.

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Big changes in high school equivalency

Thinking about taking the GED?

A recent revamp of the test has made the GED more challenging, and opened the door to competing high school equivalency tests. Today many states offer alternatives to the old standard.

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