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College Students

Dispelling the Experience Paradox in the Creative Field

You’ve been creative for as long as you can remember, from drawing pictures on the walls with your crayons, to tirelessly studying all your theory and applying it flawlessly to your dissertation. You’ve mastered the Adobe Suite, honed your skills, …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Is Hotels/Resorts a Good Career Path?

Have you ever wondered if working in hotels/resorts is a good career path for you? With a robust hospitality job market and plenty of diverse positions to choose from, a hotel or resort career could be your ideal profession. In …

By Emily Courtney - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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How Meritage Homes Is Diversifying the Home Building Space One Job at a Time

There are a lot of factors to consider when determining where you want to work. Location, salary, position, and culture are all crucial details that will impact your experience with a company and ultimately, the trajectory of your professional career.

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
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Resources

Career Coach

Career Coach is a web-based service that helps you identify your strengths, explore in-demand careers , and find the right program …

How to Sign Up For Your Career Waves 2 Profile

Activate your account for the first time to receive tailored career content. Managing your preferences is quick, easy and intuitive. …

LOSFA Adult Ed
The Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Vocational Education Program

The Strategies to Empower People (STEP) Vocational Education Program, funded by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), …

LOSFA Resource Guide For Adult Learners

This resource guide provides federal, state, and local program information to assist Louisiana’s adult learners pursuing postsecondary education to access …