Working at Your First Job: How to Impress Your Employer

It took awhile, but you finally landed your first job. Now you’re nervous, wondering what to expect and how to prove to your employer that you’re a good employee. Everyone else seems so confident, and you’re feeling as out of place as a hair stylist at a bald persons’ convention. You want to be noticed, but in a … Continue reading Working at Your First Job: How to Impress Your Employer

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Career Exploration: Mapping your Life Path

Objectives: Examine various areas of your life Identify your strengths and weaknesses Develop a vision that will lead to a balanced, happy and fulfilling life Mapping your Life PathIn previous lessons you explored career options, something that you need to do at this stage in your life; however, you must also realize that your career … Continue reading Career Exploration: Mapping your Life Path

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Career Assessment Tests: Do Your Interest, Skills and Aptitude Match Your Job Choice?

Before you embark on college or a training program, be sure your personal values and dreams are supported by the career you are training for. Do you have the personality for the career you want? If you are already working in a profession or industry and want to advance, have you considered how your current … Continue reading Career Assessment Tests: Do Your Interest, Skills and Aptitude Match Your Job Choice?

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Careers: Thinking about the Future

Information on thinking about your future career and work. Here you will learn about: Identifying your personal likes, dislikes and needs Your motivations Identifying potential careers that may be fulfilling to you based upon your likes, dislikes and needs THINKING ABOUT YOUR FUTURE CAREEREvery individual has unique personality characteristics which dictate their likes, dislikes and needs to … Continue reading Careers: Thinking about the Future

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Job Interviews may include Tests, Surveys, or Assessments, not just Questions

We all think of a job interview as being you and one or more people sitting in an office. They ask questions and you answer them. At some companies, however, there may be more involved. Companies may ask job candidates to complete surveys, questionnaires, or assessment tests as part of the interview process. This form … Continue reading Job Interviews may include Tests, Surveys, or Assessments, not just Questions

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