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3 Biggest Mistakes After a Layoff

Being laid off creates shock, stress, worry, and many other emotions. But dislocated workers must not let their reactions and feelings get in the way of taking fast action.

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Are You Taking Advantage of WorkforceGPS?

Attention, workforce development professionals! WorkforceGPS is a technical assistance website created to build the capacity of our nation's public workforce investment system. Sponsored by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, WorkforceGPS was developed for workforce professionals and educators.

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How Is Labor Market Changing? Discover Employment Projections Through 2028.

How is the labor market changing? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released its latest 10-year employment projections through 2028, a few months earlier than usual. This information is especially helpful to job seekers, students, and anyone making career and education plans.

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Are Your Job Seekers Losing Steam in the Job Hunt?

It’s easy for job seekers to lose steam in a job hunt. They may start out positive and energized, but as the days go on without a positive employer response, their drive and attitude may lag. Share these tips to help them regain momentum.

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10 Blunders That Lengthen Job Searches

It takes effort to conduct a successful job search. If your job seekers jump into a job hunt without planning, it may take longer than expected to get hired. Here are 10 blunders to watch for, according to Career Action Resources, LLC.

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WorkforceGPS Has Had a Makeover

Have you checked out the redesigned WorkforceGPS? It’s the online technical assistance website from the U.S. Department of Labor created just for workforce development professionals. The site’s purpose is to help build the capacity of America's public workforce investment system through useful tools and research—all in one place.

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1,000 Ways to Improve Job-Seeker and Employer Outcomes

Looking for ways to improve outcomes for job hunters and employers? Be sure to investigate a central online tool for workforce professionals from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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70 Years of Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

As the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) marks its 70th birthday in 2019, the Editors at Career Action Resources have assembled this brief look back at its origins and history using information from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website.

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USDOL Targets Improper UI Payments

The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new effort to reduce improper Unemployment Insurance (UI) payments across the nation. "Providing states with resources to recognize and combat improper Unemployment Insurance payments is a critical piece of our federal-state partnership," U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said, according to a USDOL news release.
 

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20 Ways to Find Job Openings

How do your job seekers find job openings? If they are searching the big online job sites only, they may be leaving many job possibilities on the table. It is important for job hunters to let people know they are job searching, to ask for job leads, and to look for opportunities beyond traditional job search channels. Job seekers may find job leads and openings through the following.

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