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30 Second Training Videos by TimOwens.Com

30 second computer training videos are fun, quick, and easy!

 

Computer training videos should not be long in duration and boring. No one likes boring and no enjoys remembers anything. TimOwens.Com training videos last only 30 seconds. Everyone loves the quick and easy! Use them for brand new users and use them as "quick reference" for experienced users. Fun and easy!

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CareerOneStop - Workforce Investmet Act Training Provider Locator

Find your states Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Eligible Training Provider Programs all in one easy to find place. Many people have received letters regarding unemployment and being able to access additional training. This tool helps people locate which programs may qualify and helps them find out more about the program.

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CareerOneStop - Certification Finder

The Certification Finder is an online directory of third-party organizations that provide verification of skill or knowledge attainment usually following generally accepted occupational standards. This directory allows you to search for certifications by keyword, specific occupation or occupational area. Certifications can increase your ability to find a job in some cases.

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CareerOneStop - Skills Profiler

Use the Skills Profiler to create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills. You can use this profile to identify occupations that use your current skills, find gaps you need to fill, or polish your resume. When your skills profile is complete, you can print it, or save it as a Microsoft Word, HTML or XML file, or as a Bookmark in your browser. Find this tool on www.careeronstop.org

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Washington State Library: Hard Times Resource Guide

Joblessness is about more than not having a job. It's about understanding job markets, learning new skills, and having the tools to apply and interview successfully. In a tough economy, joblessness can be about a lot of other things too: homelessness, health and family issues, and depression are all areas that should be addressed when identifying useful tools for job-seekers. The Washington State Library has compiled ...more »

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Career Coach

Career Coach is a free online career development tool that helps adults explore career options, define career goals, identify education and training resources, and make a step-by-step plan to reach their goals. The tool was created in a partnership between the non-profit organizations Women Employed and One Economy Corporation. Career Coach is hosted on One Economy’s site, the Beehive. Although Career Coach users have ...more »

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EmployRI - Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

EmployRI is a powerful, free online workforce development tool designed for job seekers, students, employers, training providers, workforce professionals, and analysts. For job seekers and students, EmployRI is like having a personal online career counselor who can walk you through the process of analyzing your current skills, finding training, writing a great resume and searching through jobs to find new employment. ...more »

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Pathway Builder ePortal

• The PathwayBuilder e-Portal is a first-in-the-nation solution that successfully links K-12 Students, College Students, Job Seekers, Out-of-School Youth and Employers into one, integrated, education and workforce platform. The e-Portal is a tool that can be used as an informational “one-stop” resource. It also serves as a college and career resource center to identify appropriate academic preparation (including an ...more »

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Fill-in-the-Blank Resume Workbooks by Yana Parker

Created by the late Yana Parker, author of The Damn Good Resume Guide, these fill-in-the-blank workbooks are especially appreciated by job seekers with little or no experience and those with difficult or confusing work histories. The probing questions and fill-in-the-blank format are especially useful for job seekers who need help figuring out what to say on their resumes. The four workbooks are: 1. Resume Workbook ...more »

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America's Virtual OneStop - Every job, Everywhere, Every time

America's Virtual OneStop is more than just another job board. Whether you're searching for a new job, continuing your education, researching labor market information, or ready to find a new career, America's Virtual OneStop offers fast access to a complete set of tools in one website.

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Susan Ireland's YouTube Playlists for Job Search

Cost: Free Access: No login required The following YouTube Playlists are each a string of videos by Susan Ireland. Each video runs about one or two minutes. You can watch all the videos or select individual ones to view. You can post them on your website (for free), or you can customize your own playlist of favorites. Excellent for job seekers, career coaches, career centers, and job search websites. To date (12-18-09), ...more »

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The Real Benefit Exersice

The Real Benefit Exercise™ takes the sting out of losing a job and setting the emotionally distraught job seeker along a steady path toward reemployment. The video offers a wide range of basic, upbeat, straight-from-the-shoulder strategies that can be used by technical, professional, and managerial job hunters. Through role-playing the "right and wrong ways" to respond to interview questions, career coach Scott Sargis ...more »

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