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Four Ways to Jump Start Your Government Job Search

Four Ways to Jump Start Your Government Job Search

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2. Upgrade your Skills

Make your job finding a job. A part of this is understanding what career you can Sometimes an unexpected career event—such as a layoff—can be an excellent time to brush up on skills. You have several options to upgrade your skills.

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Take a Class 
Taking just one or two classes can help reignite your career—and it can also help you stand out when applying for new jobs.

Short-term Training 
Short-term training can include federally funded programs, certificate programs, paths toward certification and other training that generally lasts fewer than two years.

Begin or Finish a Degree 
Many people find that a layoff or tight labor market is an excellent time ot head back to school to begin or finish a four-year degree.

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