Resources

Curated tools and information from SkillUp and our partners

We’re here to help you land an in-demand job in a high-growth industry, despite being laid-off or furloughed because of COVID-19. These resources have been especially curated to help you access additional financial and other supports, learn more about promising careers that fit your interests and skills, and hear from others who are facing similar challenges.

Resources for housing, healthcare, and other essentials

Get help navigating unemployment insurance in your state

Get help navigating unemployment insurance in your state

Need help or have questions about how to navigate applying for unemployment? Using Jobcase you can click on your state to find specific resources, helpful articles and a community ready to help you with your unemployment benefits.

Find a free health clinic near you

Find a free health clinic near you

Having trouble finding free or affordable health clinics without insurance? Find free dental care and free medical clinics using this online platform.

Get connected with low-cost internet and computers

Get connected with low-cost internet and computers

Having reliable access to the internet is crucial for just about everything these days, like going to school, connecting with family, finding services, and looking for a new career. See if a nonprofit called EveryoneOn can help you find affordable internet and computers for home.

Tips to help you apply and interview for jobs

Breaking Barriers Series: Five Tips to Break Into Healthcare

Breaking Barriers Series: Five Tips to Break Into Healthcare

Breaking into a new industry can seem overwhelming but it doesn't have to be The idea of changing industries is exciting. Finding an entry point can feel challenging, but it doesn't have to be — especially if the industry is rapidly evolving and growing, such as the...

SkillUp Career Group Coaching

SkillUp Career Group Coaching

SkillUp Group Coaching Zoom Coaching Looking to land a new, more stable job in a growing field like healthcare, technology or business? SkillUp has launched a free group career coaching series to help navigate your career. These small group sessions will offer you the...

Update your resume for each job you apply for

Update your resume for each job you apply for

Our partner Emsi offers a free, easy-to-use resume optimizer. This strong resource helps tailor your skills to reflect the type of job you would like to apply for. Find out which skills you need for your next job.

How to Shine Through Your Computer Screen

How to Shine Through Your Computer Screen

Social distancing has changed the hiring process. Today, a lot of job interviews are taking place online. Check out these tips from Goodwill on how to prepare for a virtual interview.

Coaching and tools to help you choose a new career path

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...

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...

SkillUp’s Breaking Barriers Series: UpSkill Your Way to Your Dream Job

SkillUp’s Breaking Barriers Series: UpSkill Your Way to Your Dream Job

10 months ago, COVID-19 ripped through the United States. In a short time span, the pandemic flipped the economy upside down. This resulted in tens of millions of workers losing their jobs and a wide range of businesses having to close their doors for good. Despite this unforeseen devastation, there are industries that have continued to grow — and even thrive

Find a Local Goodwill® Career Center or Career Coach

Find a Local Goodwill® Career Center or Career Coach

Goodwill helps individuals build skills to find jobs, advance careers and change their lives for the better. Find Goodwill career centers based in communities all around the U.S. to support you with career preparation, job search strategies, and building job-ready skills.

Assess yourself to find ideas for your future

Assess yourself to find ideas for your future

Trying to figure out what career path best suits you? Self-assessments can help you explore your interests, skills, and work values. CareerOneStop can point you toward your next career.

What to expect from different careers

Learn what a job in tech is all about

Learn what a job in tech is all about

You’ve probably heard that tech is a growing career field. But what kinds of things do you do in a tech job, and what do you need to know to get one?

Stories of people who have changed their lives with a new career

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 future Lupe grew up in the Napa...

Finding a job after the military

Finding a job after the military

Are you transitioning to a civilian career? Watch this video from our partner Roadtrip Nation showing how fellow vets found new work after service.