Whether you’re at the beginning of a bright career future, or in the middle of a job, an important part of deciding the next step in your career path is being able to evaluate the skills you have or have learned along the way. Instead of accidentally falling into a career path, having a clear understanding of your skills will actually help direct you on a path of your choosing. Continue reading “Skills Evaluation”
I truly don’t think of myself as someone who is a tech geek. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate myself as maybe a five when it comes to being up to date with the latest technology and gadgets. But even though I might not be on the cutting edge, many of my “best friends” are technology driven. 🙂
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Technology can be amazing, and often it can help make our lives a little easier. Sometimes, however, the hard part is trying to figure out “how to apply” this technology so it does help. Many people find this true when it comes to searching for a job. So while I don’t believe there can ever really be a “one stop shop” to answer all your questions, here are some resources that may prove helpful in providing some answers and direction to your job search efforts.
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You may have heard the term “Career Clusters” and wondered what it is. Career Clusters is a college and career readiness initiative that groups similar occupation types and helps prepare students for their career of choice. The Career Cluster Initiative began in 1996 and brought education and industry training together so students could graduate with the job-ready skills needed to compete in the workforce. There are 16 different clusters that students can explore based on their own interests and aptitudes. In some cases, students can even take a personality test to see which cluster appeals most to them.
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