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  • by Katie Saba - November 30, 2020
    Circa is committed to making it easier for veterans to transition their military skills and experience into civilian careers. Our specialized Veterans Career Exchange offers a diverse network of job sites, articles and tools, like the Military Skills Translator to help match military skills to civilian occupations. The Military Occupation Classification (MOC) will help you identify jobs in the civilian workforce that you...
  • by Katie Saba - November 30, 2020
    Post Military Career Planning – What You Need to Know Veterans bring unique capabilities to the civilian workforce; however, they face unique challenges when looking for work. This includes how to translate their skills to civilian jobs and how to relay this experience to employers. If you are a member of the military looking to find a job in the civilian field, here are some resources to help you plan for your...
  • by Katie Saba - November 30, 2020
    Veterans – Know Your Rights The U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance – or OFCCP, enforces affirmative action and equal opportunity employment for veterans. Under laws such as the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), employers doing business with the Federal government need to take action to recruit and hire protected veterans, and cannot discriminate a...
  • different types of resumes
    by Katie Saba - November 16, 2020
    Resumes are like advertisements. As such, it’s important to decide which type of 'ad' – in this case, format – you will use before you begin the resume writing process. Depending on the type of job you are applying to, different resume formats may apply. The four standard types of resumes include 1) chronological, 2) functional, 3) combination, or 4) targeted. Below are definitions of each type and recomme...
  • Celebrating Boss Day
    by Katie Saba - October 6, 2020
    If you're one of the millions of American workers, mark October 16th on your calendar to earn some extra brownie points at work. That's the day that bosses everywhere are nationally recognized for their efforts throughout the year. The history of Boss's Day began in 1958, when Patricia Bays Haroski registered 'National Boss' Day' with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Haroski was working as a secretary for St...
  • Women And Equality
    by Katie Saba - September 28, 2020
    Women's Equality Day, the 19th Amendment (which guaranteed a woman's right to vote), and the Equal Pay Act are all early steps that have led to shaping gender equality in today's work force. In recognition of Women's Equality Day, the recruiting experts at America's Job Exchange take a look at the history of women and work. To truly look at the evolution of women's roles in the working world, let&...
  • Top Paying Career With Aa Associates Degrees
    by Katie Saba - September 21, 2020
    While many assume high-paying jobs require a bachelor's or graduate degree, there are a number of excellent career options available to associate's degree holders. The healthcare field, in particular, offers a number of rewarding careers with good income potential to professionals with associate's degrees.When considering your options for associate's degrees, consider these top five high-paying healthcare ca...
  • Top Paying Jobs For Women
    by Katie Saba - September 15, 2020
    Women are using their skills and abilities in many industries to maximize their career and annual pay. They have to. The female presence in the workforce has grown to 47 percent, according to the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau. In fact, the Bureau also reports that young women are more likely than men to have a college degree. Unfortunately, gains in workforce participation and education have not translated into e...
  • Nursing Skills For Registered Nurses
    by Katie Saba - September 11, 2020
    Possessing strong nursing skills obviously is vitally important, but RNs seeking to advance and succeed in nursing must also demonstrate qualities valued in just about every profession. The following six skills help set apart the run-of-the-mill RN from the RN with the best chances for career advancement. Communication. This is the most important skill needed for any job, but especially for nurses, who must communicat...
  • Finding A Job In A Recession
    by Katie Saba - July 18, 2020
    By the time you read this, even the optimists will probably admit we're in a recession. Even if it's not an official recession, it sure feels like one compared to last year. The real estate market has slowed to a sick-dog crawl, hiring is off, and prices are rising. If you're looking for work right now, you have permission to worry. Worry if you need to, but don't panic. For most people, a slow economy ju...