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How to Reposition Yourself in a New Industry

How to Switch Industries: 7 Tips for Getting Started in a New Industry

What’s the best way to reposition yourself when you are trying to switch industries? From diving in headfirst to connecting the dots between industries, there are several tips that may help you reposition yourself when switching industries. Here are seven ways you can get your foot in the door of a new industry:  Dive In …

Get the most from your internship

4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Internship

April is National Internship Awareness Month, a great time for students to apply for summer internships and get on-the-job training before they graduate. Internships are available for all types of students and job seekers. They provide a real-world work experience for a set short period of time. Some may lead to future full-time positions or …

manufacturing

9 Recommendations to Get Started in High Tech Manufacturing

To help those looking to break into high-tech manufacturing, we asked tech experts and business leaders this question for their best recommendations. From taking networking seriously to showcasing your project management skills, there are several tips that may help you break into high-tech manufacturing.  Trade Journals and Fairs Regardless if you are looking to join …

Pipeline AZ DOL Grant AZNext

Pipeline AZ to play key role in $8 million ASU-led grant to provide workforce development innovation

As part of an $8 million ASU-led U.S. Department of Labor grant, Pipeline AZ joins a collaborative of community partners to establish the Arizona Workforce Training Accelerator Partnership for Next Generation Jobs (AZNext).  The workforce development partnership will enhance regional competitiveness, helping to address workforce shortages and train workers for high-paying, high-demand jobs in advanced …

Finding a Great Work-Based Experience

How to find a (Great) Work-Based Experience

Work-based experiences like internships, externships and apprenticeships are great to participate in because they show employers you have real-world training that goes beyond a classroom. You can add a work-based experience to a resume and LinkedIn profile, and it may really help you stand out as you apply for other jobs. Take it from Christine …

The Future of Work

What the Future of Work Looks Like in Arizona, & How to Adapt

In February 2021, McKinsey Global Institute released its “The future of work after COVID-19” report. The report examined the lasting impact on the pandemic on labor demand in eight countries, including the U.S. The report found more than 100 million workers, or 1 in 16, will need to find a different occupation by 2030. That’s …

11 Ways To Find a Career Mentor

What’s the best way to find a career mentor, and what should someone looking for a mentor think about? To help you discover the best way to find a career mentor, we asked entrepreneurs, business professionals, and fellow mentors for their advice to mentees.  Here are eleven ways to find a career mentor: Discover mentors …

Your local community college may be the key to your next career move

The workforce is experiencing an ever growing “skills-gap” – the difference between what employers need and what college graduates do. In many of Arizona’s booming industries, your current education or job experience may not adequately prepare you to perform the job employers desire. Whether you’re looking to make a change in your career or if …

How to Adjust to a Skills-First Economy

Technology, globalization, and the gig economy have been changing the nature of work dramatically over the past 30 years. For much of the 20th Century, job success was measured by tenure at a company. People switched companies less, and followed career paths that were linear within a company. Today, people change roles and companies more …

What are work-based experiences and how can they help your career?

From internships to externships, there are 6 primary forms of work-based learning that employers utilize to level-up their employees, or the workforce. The WBL program that works best for you is mostly dependent on your career goals. Which one is right for you? What is work-based learning? Basically, work-based learning refers to all forms of …

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