Wednesday, June 8, 2016

North Okaloosa Veterans Career Expo

Name: North Okaloosa Veterans Career Expo
Date: June 16, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

Event Description:
This event is a combination of a job fair, Veterans service providers and educational institutions. The event highlights Veterans, but is open to the public. Tables are at no cost to employers, but registration is required.
1446 Commerce Drive Crestview, FL
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, June 16, 2016 9AM until 1PM
Contact Information:
Elizabeth Westby 850-689-7823 ext. 212

Monday, May 9, 2016

A Guide to Government Careers

The Guide to Government Careers is a comprehensive guide on finding the perfect career for those looking to work in municipal, local, and federal government roles. The guide takes users through everything - from taking the right academic path to resources dedicated to finding government positions. They even included a breakdown of career profiles & salary information within each level of government, dedicated career search engines for locating government jobs, and the perks of working for the government. 

Free Job Readiness Curriculum for Teens

First jobs are a big step toward adulthood. They teach commitment, responsibility, time management and people skills. But in our modern economy, even “after school” jobs have stiff competition and require basic skills and an understanding of workplace etiquette. Available through ReadyJobs for free! Check it out.

Best Jobs Rated by US News and World Report

The 100 Best Jobs

The 100 Best Jobs
Good jobs are those that pay well, challenge us, are a good match for our talents and skills, aren't too stressful, offer room to advance and provide a satisfying work-life balance. Even though there is no one best job that suits each of us, U.S. News' list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2016 are ranked according to their ability to offer this mix of qualities. Also, the best careers are ones that are hiring. Physician, software developer, nurse practitioner, computer systems analyst and orthodontist are among the top-ranked occupations on U.S. News’ list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2016. Read more about how we rank the best jobs, and check out our complete list.

25 Top Paying Jobs for Women Right Now!

Monday, March 21, 2016

USAJOBS Upgrades Make Applying for Federal Jobs Easier


Good news for federal job-seekers:, the federal government’s employment website, is getting easier to use.

The first in a series of planned upgrades was just released to make the job application process more user-friendly. This first update includes a five-step tracker to guide people through the requirements for putting together an application package. Future website improvements are scheduled for roll-out over the coming months.

If you have questions or comments about USAJOBS, you can share them on their Facebook page.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Upcoming 2016 Job Fairs for Okaloosa County, Florida

Panhandle Job Fair

The 2016 Panhandle Job Fair dates this year are Thursday, April 21  and Thursday, September 15. Doors are open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (CST). The check-in and registration for employer set-up is from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.  No registration is needed for job seekers.
  • Spring Job Fair
    Thursday, April 21 ∙ 10am-2pm
    St. Mary’s Parish Life Center
    110 St. Mary Avenue SW
    Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • Fall Job Fair
    Thursday, September 15 ∙ 10am-2pm
    St. Mary’s Parish Life Center
    110 St. Mary Avenue SW
    Fort Walton Beach, Florida