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Job Search Tips: Cleaning up social media

Your application, résumé, and traditional background check aren’t the only things your potential employer may be considering during the hiring process. According to Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey, 93 percent of hiring managers review a job candidate’s social profile before making a hiring decision. By viewing social media profiles like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as extensions of your résumé, you…

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Stay safe in your online job hunt

Protecting our customers during the job seeking process is a top priority. Please take a moment to read how you can assist us by better protecting yourself. Below are some helpful tips that can help protect you during the process, whether you’re searching at home, on a public network, or at our job center locations…

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Holiday job search tips

With the holiday seasons a rite of passage to indulge ourselves with plenty of mashed potatoes, pie, stuffing, cranberry sauce and let’s not forget the traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey. But no matter how much we overindulge ourselves, we are inevitably stuck with leftovers for another meal. Or meals. And there is only so much you…

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Job Hunting with a disability

In a perfect world, ALL job seekers would be considered for a position equally, based solely on their qualifications, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. In the real world, unfortunately, things don’t always work that way. Particularly for job seekers with a disability. And while studies have shown that a diverse workforce is…

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More job options with OJT

With On-the-Job Training (OJT), you begin to receive wages and/or benefits while you learn a new skill, working with a participating business. OJT is available for eligible job seekers through specific programs at the job center. OJT helps your employer to hire by offsetting part of the cost of training. For participants of OJT, this helps…