Wednesday, July 2, 2014

CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton Workforce for Teens.

The CareerSource Okaloosa Walton Workforce 2020 Program is designed to target low-income, at-risk youth between the ages of 14 & 21 who face barriers to employment and educational achievement. The goal is for the young adults to continue their education and training in order to advance their skills and pursue the best jobs possible.

Monday, June 2, 2014

JOB DISLOCATION: MAKING SMART FINANCIAL CHOICES AFTER JOB LOSS


You may not be able to control if or when your company closes a plant or lays off workers—but you can take steps to manage the financial impact of those events.
 

This brochure  from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) contains tips on how to:

  • keep your finances on the right track in the event of unemployment;   
  • protect yourself when getting financial advice during a period of job dislocation;
  • protect yourself from job search scams when looking for employment;
  • ask the right questions about your company’s benefit plans at any time. 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

100+ Interview Questions and Answers By Alison Doyle

Before you go to a job interview, take the time to review the most common interview questions you will most likely be asked. Also, review sample answers and advice on how to answer these typical interview questions. Alison Doyle's articles are always helpful and current.  Check them out!
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Friday, April 25, 2014

College Guide for U.S. Service Members

Whether you are currently on active duty, retired from military service, a veteran, or a military family member, there are services available to help you reach your education and career goals. A host of programs and services, with your needs and specific challenges in mind, are provided through government agencies and partnerships, as well as non-profit organizations.  The College Guide for U.S. Service Members will help you identify education and training opportunities, find support as a college-level learner, and fund your pursuit of higher education.

Job Fair @ the Commons


Monday, April 7, 2014


Job applications online provides job resources and online applications for restaurants, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, and companies in many different industries.

The site provides you with an overview of the online application systems available to you for popular employers. We analyze the application system, websites, and technologies used to process job applicants. The goal is to help you, the applicant, understand how to successfully apply online for a job with a certain company.

Over the years, businesses have changed their hiring methodologies and the application process has moved online. That’s why you’re here. First, we take a look at each company’s website. Then we break down the steps involved in using the web site to apply for an open position. Many times the online process can be ambiguous or difficult to understand – we try to make it clearer in order to help you understand what the employer needs and is asking of you.