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Our blog features valuable resources for your career journey including announcements and training updates from SkillUp Coalition partners.
Upskilling and Life Resources for Veterans

Upskilling and Life Resources for Veterans

Are you a veteran who is looking to add to your skillset or find a new career? Know that you have already gained a vast skill set from your years of service, and these skills can not only be used in a variety of industries, but are in-demand! Learn more about...

Ace The Interview: 5 Tips To Feel Confident In Any Interview

Ace The Interview: 5 Tips To Feel Confident In Any Interview

Congratulations! You’ve perfected new skills, wrote an amazing job application, applied for a great opportunity, and the employer decided to move forward with your application. You now have one last hurdle: the job interview. SkillUp’s top 5 tips on how to ace any...

Learn New Skills & Work Towards a Career You Love

Learn New Skills & Work Towards a Career You Love

Your resume and LinkedIn profile hold a lot of power when job hunting—they are more than just tools for showcasing your experience. When you upload your resume to an online job hunting website like Indeed or Glassdoor, open positions will be matched based on your...

Lack of Experience Holding You Back? Volunteer To Gain Experience!

Lack of Experience Holding You Back? Volunteer To Gain Experience!

While you are on your job search, you may find you need experience to land the job, but you need the job to gain the experience. Don’t feel discouraged; there are ways to not only gain experience but also gain confidence to apply for that next job!  Volunteering...

Five Ways To Set Yourself Up for Success for Your First Remote Job

Five Ways To Set Yourself Up for Success for Your First Remote Job

Tip #1: Create a RoutineWhen you are working remotely, you have the freedom to work from wherever you want to, away from distractions that you might experience in an office. However, establishing a structured remote environment will help you stay productive. Create a...

How A Growth Mindset Can Motivate Us

How A Growth Mindset Can Motivate Us

We hear about different mindsets when it comes to both professional and personal aspects of our lives. So how can we harness the power of our mindset to empower and motivate us to build skills and make confident career shifts?  Understanding a Growth Mindset A...

Welcoming 2022 With Our Reflection of 2021

Welcoming 2022 With Our Reflection of 2021

When any year comes to a close, we are filled with a level of excitement in us that only seems to be surreal at this time of year. Excitement for a sense of new beginnings, a brand new chapter. This can be one of the most helpful parts of this time of year. With 12...

Vaccine Mandate Shapes A New Workforce

Vaccine Mandate Shapes A New Workforce

Since the reopening of workplaces and the emergence of highly transferable variants of the Coronavirus, the threat to workers in big or small companies is ongoing. The Biden administration released details of a sweeping mandate they are calling the “vaccine or test...

On-the-job training: Upskill while you get a paycheck

On-the-job training: Upskill while you get a paycheck

We hear the term "On-The-Job Training" used in certain industries, but what exactly does this term mean and how can it benefit your career? On-the-job training is not limited to one industry. It can be found in any industry that has seen success in training employees...

SkillUp’s Guide to Tackling The Toughest Interview Questions

SkillUp’s Guide to Tackling The Toughest Interview Questions

First impressions really are everything and this holds true when you are going through the interview process. You want to make sure you make a good impression but sometimes questions come up that can be confusing or throw you a curveball. From answering where you see...

Coaching Videos

Coaching Videos

Missed our coaching sessions? Take a look below at our most recent coaching sessions. Learn how to maximize your current job search, identify your skills and how they translate to your desired career, and much more! SkillUp is partnered with career coaching...

SkillUp’s Best Kept Secret: Resources for Your Career Journey

SkillUp’s Best Kept Secret: Resources for Your Career Journey

Did you know? SkillUp has an exclusive career journey resource page? You may have not seen it before because it is not on our main web page experience. If you have taken our questionnaire and been matched with jobs that fit your experience, you may have created a...

Meet our Executive Director Steve Lee in this Q & A!

Meet our Executive Director Steve Lee in this Q & A!

As we celebrate the one year anniversary of SkillUp, we sat down with our Executive Director to reflect back on what the organization has accomplished in this past year, learn what compelled him to join SkillUp, and learn about where SkillUp is headed in the future....

SkillUp Career Pathways: Healthcare

SkillUp Career Pathways: Healthcare

Did you know? SkillUp has over 10 healthcare training pathways in our network. The healthcare industry has remained resilient through the pandemic and is seeing continued growth and stability. This is in part due to the shift in patient care needs, the demand for...

SkillUp Coalition – Training You Can Trust

SkillUp Coalition – Training You Can Trust

Did you know SkillUp brings together over 60 world-class organizations in our ecosystem?Founded in 2020, SkillUp Coalition is a nonprofit composed of over 60 training and education providers, employers, tech firms, and philanthropies. SkillUp is dedicated to helping...

How and why to reskill yourself to be a Database Administrator

How and why to reskill yourself to be a Database Administrator

Databases are everywhere and there is a high demand for manpower to manage themDo you ever wonder how when you call your credit card company or cell phone company for customer service, they are able to hold so much information about you and your history with them in...

Breaking Barriers: How To Work From Home

Breaking Barriers: How To Work From Home

Work From Home.. Solving The MysteryWe know you have heard the term before, especially over the course of this last year with the momentous shift toward remote work that resulted from the pandemic. But how exactly do you find an industry that allows you to work from...

Breaking Barriers Series: From Hospitality to Healthcare

Breaking Barriers Series: From Hospitality to Healthcare

Health care continues to be one of the top recession-proof industries. Learn how Lupe transitioned from working as a banquet server, to becoming a medical billing specialist at Kaiser Permanente. Deciding to make a change for a secure futureLupe grew up in the Napa...

Resources to accelerate your upskilling journey

Resources to accelerate your upskilling journey

The journey to re-launch your career begins with a single step Making a decision to learn new skills and upskill into a new career path is no small feat. Upskilling is a journey that requires time and dedication, but with the proper support, the road to your...

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