Finding the Right Employer
Follow these steps to find a local employer that fits your interests, skills, and goals
Step 1: Identify Your Skills, Interests, and Goals
Start by figuring out what career you are interested in and the skills and certifications needed for that career. You can utilize the Xello platform to conduct this research. Develop career goals based on that research to see how you can not just get a job, but enter a long term career.
Step 2: Research Local Job Openings
Once you’ve identified your interests, skills, and goals you can move on to researching available jobs. You can find jobs online by using websites like Indeed or you can work with Lancaster Careerlink to find a job that fits you best.
Step 3: Research the Potential Employer
Once you’ve found some job openings that interest you, you want to make sure you’re selecting an employer that helps you reach your goals. Many employers provide educational benefits that can cover the cost of future training and education. Follow the link for a running list of companies that cover the cost of postsecondary education.
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After the Interview
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