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56% of jobs in Louisiana require skills training— more education than high school but less than a four-year degree. CareerWaves8 is a central portal with access to CTE jobs, internships, and career opportunities. Leverage job search resources including job postings, career advice from experts, and resources to maximize your search.

 

How to De-Stress From the Job Search

It’s exciting to begin the search for your dream job, especially when you feel like you’ve finally honed in on what you want to do in your career. But the process of sifting through job listings, tidying up your resume, …

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Do Not Apply – Spot a Social Media Job Scam

Social media is a hot spot to post and find job listings, but it’s not always clear what is legitimate. Unfortunately, scammers have mastered targeting and taking advantage of desperate job seekers and people fall victim to jobs that are …

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How to Spot a Scam During Your Job Search

If you’ve ever used a job search engine such as Indeed or Monster, you may have come across some strange or otherwise perplexing job postings. These can often be amusing due to unfortunate spelling errors or odd language syntax, but …

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Handshake

SOWELA students looking for jobs in region 5, head to Handshake! Update your profile, explore employers, and find your next …

Literacy Council of SWLA

The Literacy Council of SWLA, Inc. is a community-based, non-profit organization committed to literacy and lifelong learning. The purpose is …

Hope Central – Louisiana’s Career Planning and Recovery System

Make a Career Plan with Kuder Journey

Discover your path to a brighter future with our award-winning career planning system. …

Stars Jobs: Find a high-demand job in Louisiana

Louisiana has lots of high demand, well paying jobs.Finding one is as simple as

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