Where can you go to find and secure a job as a young adult? LinkedIn? Indeed? Glassdoor? Snagajob? Google? Though applying online is beneficial to the application process, there is a dedicated center right here in Las Vegas that provides all those services to you for FREE. It is called the One-Stop Career Center and it will greatly help you secure a job for the summer, and shape your overall career pathway for your future!
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Once the school year ends in May, whether you will be graduating or not, what are your plans for the summer? Will you be packing for college? Will you be travelling to another country? Or will you be working at a summer job? The summer provides students an ample amount of time to do anything they wish to do. Take this opportunity to not only diversify your job experiences, but prepare for whatever you wish to create for your future. In this OWINN blog we will discuss ways to utilize your summer break to enhance your career pathway.
Last month, OWINN, with the help of Clark County School District in Las Vegas, held the annual Student Workforce and Innovation Summit. Hosted on March 15, 2019 at the Clark County Government Center, it was the largest student summit OWINN has held in the past two years. Plus, the summit had amazing results from students themselves that attended the event!
To have a plethora of work experience is a plus, as it helps you to better understand your strengths and weaknesses, as well as your passions and intellectual interests. Nevertheless, “a plethora of work experience” does not necessarily mean applying to the most odd ball jobs you can think of. Instead, try to focus your attention towards what you want to achieve, and plan around that.
Whilst working on your job application, you may come across a section where you need to attach your own Cover Letter. You pause and ask yourself, “What’s a cover letter? I’ve never written a cover letter before.” Don’t fret, we’re here to help.
Whether you need help graduating high school, finding work experience, or securing a meaningful job as a student, you’re in the right place. Jobs for America’s Graduates – commonly referred to as JAG– is a program offered to high school students in the state of Nevada providing assistance toward graduation and career exploration.
Many employers require you to provide either a resume or curriculum vitae to compliment your job application. But what makes these two documents different? In this article, we will explore this question and the importance of creating a well-built, professional resume and/or curriculum vitae for your job endeavors.
Weeks of waiting after you’ve submitted your job application, you receive a notification inviting you to a job interview. What do you do now? A job interview is a supplement to your application and an introduction to who you are. At the interview, employers get to know who you are, what you want to achieve, and if you’re the best fit for the team. In this blog I will discuss key elements and best practices that can help you succeed at your job interview and hopefully land the job.
Youth employment has steadily increased over the past decade with 51% of youth between the ages of 16-24 that are employed either part-time or full-time. Yet, finding a job may be daunting for a first time job seeker, but do not fear OWINN is here! In this blog I’ll provide preparation advice for the job application process.
What types of jobs interest you? What are you passionate about? In what ways would you like to make a difference? In this blog, Kyle Catarata, OWINN Special Projects Coordinator, discusses these questions and the importance of exploring career opportunities as a young adult.