April 30, 2020
In partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education While technical skills are what you do at work, essential skills are how you do it. Employers value these skills in their employees—often as much as technical skills. Developing these
January 3, 2020
Every ten years, there’s an upward blip in the national employment statistics as the federal government hires tens of thousands of workers to complete the decennial census. The jobs are temporary, but they pay well and give people an opportunity
January 28, 2019
You researched, networked, sent countless resumes out and attended numerous interviews—all of which have tested your patience and emotions. Quite simply, you worked hard to land the job of your dreams. Now it’s your first day on the job and you’re feeling overwhelmed, unsure and a bit worried about meeting all the expectations of the employer.
December 19, 2018
Active listening is the process of communicating, responding and understanding what is being said, while recognizing the speaker’s emotions, values and concerns. When you actively listen to someone, you can uncover underlying issues and more effectively exchange ideas.