Students can seek guidance selecting a major, planning a career, developing job-search strategies, and more. Competitive Skills Scholarship Program is open to qualified Maine residents and pays for education and training for high-wage jobs in demand in the state. Applications for CSSP are accepted at Maine’s CareerCenters either during a Statewide open application period or as openings occur in specific counties. A job can put food on the family table. Some jobs even earn people high wages.

Career is defined as the occupation endeavoured by a person, for an important period of his life. It is the series of jobs that a person has done all over his life. It is the long-term goal of an individual’s life. A career is not confined to a job only, but it is a course of life, in which a person employs his knowledge, skills, education, competencies.

America’s Job Center of California – With two locations in Ventura County, the AJCC offers job listings, career guidance, labor market information, training and education resources, and tools for job preparation. Staff helps job seekers match their skills to available jobs or transition to new careers. The best career is the one that makes you smile every day. Whether your passion lies in saving the environment, working with animals or spending time in the great outdoors, our guides can help you pursue a career that matches your interests and skills.

Learn about resources and services that will connect you to internship and job opportunities. A job is more short-term oriented and tends to focus purely on earning money. On the other hand, a career is a series of related employment in one field that provides experience for your future and helps you earn a better paycheck and living status. Do not provide any personal or private information via email or through links sent to you in email.

If you’re unsure what new skills you should be looking to develop, ask people in your chosen career field that you respect and admire what they would recommend. Seventy-five percent of people who ask for a raise get some kind of pay increase, according to PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide , so it’s worth your time to figure out the right strategy. Come to the negotiating table with a salary range based on solid data and a sense of why it’s in the company’s best interest to give you the pay you deserve.

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