Was your job impacted by COVID-19? If so, there are organizations to help like SkillUp, a non-profit dedicated to helping more than 40 million workers get ready to be rehired for in-demand jobs in high-growth industries across the country.
SkillUp is an organization that was launched as an “upskilling solution to help America’s laid-off and furloughed workers access the training and employment opportunities they need to secure a place in the economy of the future.”
SkillUp helps workers build new skills and improve upon existing ones so that they are eligible for promising careers with in-demand industries. The free service is offered to workers who lost jobs or wages because of #Coronavirus in 3 steps:
Are you looking to learn about various career options? In need of financial support? SkillUp has curated tools, resources, and information from their partners to help. Here are a few of their free and low cost resources that you can use today:
To see what career is best for you and your skill set - it's best to start by assessing yourself. It is also an opportunity to see what areas you can improve upon with more training.
If you need help paying for internet access or computers, this site can help you out. It will also provide digital skills training - a great opportunity for those interested in #workfromhome roles!
You have probably heard that the technology industry is a booming career field. But what is it like? Learn about what you do in a tech job and how to get started.
The skills you developed in the military have prepared you for various career paths. This resource can help you figure out next steps and find out what job is best for you.
Try out the career navigation and job matching tool to explore different pathways to your next job! The gamified exercises are a unique way to find out how to leverage your skills and traits.
What steps are you taking to improve your skill set? Comment below!