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Category Archives: Job search

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop. Posted on Jun 19

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop.

Si usted está desempleado, o acaba de graduarse de la universidad o de la escuela secundaria o está pensando cambiar su carrera profesional, hay mucha ayuda para guiarle. Visite un Centro de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop de Massachusetts.

Need a job? Get a job through one of our 33 One-Stop Career Centers. Posted on Jun 17

Need a job?  Get a job through one of  our 33 One-Stop Career Centers.

If you are unemployed, just graduated from college, high school or looking to switch your career, there’s plenty of help to guide you. Just go to a Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center.

Spotlight on Success: Army Vet Gives Back What She Got At Plymouth Career Center Posted on Jun 13

Carin Smith served in the Army for 21 years before she retired to the south shore. One of the stops she made in her search for a civilian job was at the Plymouth Career Center. Like thousands of Massachusetts veterans, Carin received special one-on-one counseling   …Continue Reading Spotlight on Success: Army Vet Gives Back What She Got At Plymouth Career Center

Labor Market Exploration Information and Tools for Job Seekers Posted on Jan 31

Labor Market Exploration Information and Tools for Job Seekers

If you already have some skill sets and experience, and you are either looking to become re-employed or planning a career change, TORQ is a great tool to help you get started. It gives you a snapshot of what is taking place in your job market and relates it to your skills and experience.

Massachusetts Statewide Veterans Career Fair Posted on Jan 17

Massachusetts Statewide Veterans Career Fair

Commonwealth of Massachusetts is hosting its first Statewide Veterans Career Fair, where we will be connecting the Commonwealth’s Veterans to employment opportunities.

Labor Market Exploration enhances job search success Posted on Jan 10

Labor Market Exploration enhances job search success

In this series on Labor Market Exploration, we will feature different information and tools that will enhance your job search.

Job Search Tips for 2014 Posted on Jan 2

Job Search Tips for 2014

At the Department of Career Services, we’re seeing encouraging signs and some evidence that the job market has turned around in Massachusetts.  People are getting jobs – good well-paying jobs.  You can, too.  So, start off this New Year with a positive attitude and reenergize   …Continue Reading Job Search Tips for 2014

Online Services Are Available During The Holidays Posted on Dec 23

Online Services Are Available During The Holidays

For the convenience of our customers, both UI Online and JobQuest systems will be available during the Christmas and New Year holidays.  Customer service representatives will not be available on the holidays.  If you need help, please call us during regular business hours. UI Online   …Continue Reading Online Services Are Available During The Holidays

Job search tips for the holidays Posted on Dec 18

Job search tips for the holidays

The holidays can be a great time to get ahead in finding new employment. With thoughts turning to fighting the crowds at the mall, cooking dinner for a large group of loved ones, and football Sundays, it can be all too easy to fall behind   …Continue Reading Job search tips for the holidays

Interview with a Veteran: Successful transition to civilian workforce Posted on Nov 9

Interview with a Veteran: Successful transition to civilian workforce

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development recently spoke with Daniel Callinan, a U.S. Navy veteran, about his experience transitioning from over 20 years of military service to a new role in the civilian workforce. Included below are excerpts from a conversation Lauren Jones,   …Continue Reading Interview with a Veteran: Successful transition to civilian workforce