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New or Returning to the Workforce? Little Work Experience?
If you are new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to begin, it helps to catch up on current career options.
Planning Your Education
If you do not have all the skills or certifications you need, look at your educational options. It is important to learn job advancement skills early in your education.
- Get More Education (The Beehive)
- University Admission Reviews by State
- College Admissions Videos
- College Counseling Videos
One of the first steps is to optimize your workplace skills. Everyone has experience in something – show how what you know can be used in specific jobs.
- Decision Making Skills
- Time Management
- Transferable Job Skills – Sell Yourself
- Workplace Development – Learn time management, beginning worker skills and communication tools
It is wise to develop your resume and job interview skills. Employers know what they want and do not offer second chances to applicants. People who have been out of the workplace for a while should review Mature Worker Resume Tips, which includes some video training.
Tips for Getting a Job
Top 10 Tips for Getting a Job By Linda Barnette
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