Want to get again to work? State has job search instruments, coaching and information on apprenticeships on-line

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — This final yr has been actually arduous on quite a lot of people, particularly those that misplaced jobs.

And for those who’re prepared to begin working once more, there are all kinds of sources that may assist get you again to work and most can be found on-line.

“The [Labor and Workforce Development] Department has many, many resources to help people who are on unemployment to move to work,” Commissioner Jeff McCord defined, including that rejoining the workforce could be just a few keystrokes away.

On the state’s web site, Jobs4TN.gov, the place you file for unemployment, you may also discover greater than 200,000 job listings. You also can get assist along with your resume and enhance your interview abilities.

The state has taken its American Job Center expertise on-line with the digital American Job Center. Here too, at TNVirtualAJC.com, you may seek for jobs close to you 24 hours a day. There can also be info on job coaching and monetary help for that coaching for individuals who qualify.

And talking of coaching, the state has partnered with Coursera to supply 4,000 free on-line programs that educate job abilities through tons of of firms and universities. At TN.gov/workforce/coursera.html, you will discover courses in enterprise, know-how, and knowledge science. And a few of the programs even supply skilled certificates from firms like Google and Facebook in excessive tech fields similar to IT Support and Project Management.

And for those who’d want to study on the job whereas being paid, then how about an apprenticeship?. You’ll discover tons of of them at ApprenticeshipTN.com.

“So what does that do for you? That allows you to come in with lower skills and to progress and to get paid more as you progress to a higher skilled and to a higher waged job,” McCord described.

And wait till you see the entire several types of apprenticeships there are. They’ve acquired them in every little thing from software program growth and IT to medical jobs and even winemaking.


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