Workforce Wednesday: Four steps to an easier job search

Looking for a new job can seem like an overwhelming process. But remember that most people have multiple careers throughout their life, so job-seeking is normal! If you take it one step at a time it’s much more manageable. Here are five easy steps to help your job search.


Step 1: Have a plan

What kind of work, schedule, and pay are you looking for? Write down your short-term goals and long-term goals. Long-term goals relate to your overall career aspirations, whereas short-term goals include things like sending a resume to two companies today.More...



Workforce Wednesday: What do intergenerational poverty and workforce alignment have in common?


We’ve fielded some questions recently about the strength of the Utah economy, in part spurred by President Barack Obama’s visit to discuss jobs. In addition to the messages we’ve all become accustomed to — stellar job growth, low unemployment, and diverse opportunities — there’s another piece that sometimes goes unnoticed: the ability of our state to tackle more complex issues when our economy is strong. For today's "Workforce Wednesday" blog, we want to dive a little deeper into what that means for Utah. More...