Career Coaching & Community
Explore career coaching resources below and connect with experts who will share action steps to begin moving into a growing industry. Network with other workers who are also navigating career and training opportunities.
SkillUp Career Group Coaching
SkillUp Group Coaching Looking to land a new, more stable job in a growing field like healthcare, technology or business? In partnership with InsideTrack, SkillUp offers a free VIRTUAL group career coaching series to help navigate your career. These small group Zoom...
Facebook Career Support Group
SkillUp's Facebook Career Support Group is a private Facebook where you can connect with other career changers, and get support in your career journey. If you want to join a community where there are ongoing conversations around career-related topics, we invite you to...
SkillUp Career Builder Cohort Panel
SkillUp Career Builder Cohort Join our Cohort Today! SkillUp, a new non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults (18+) find rewarding careers in high-growth industries, is seeking participants for a long-term focus group of paid ($25/hr) advisors. If this...
Demystifying the IT industry (and how you can get in without a degree)
Information Technology: The industry for problem solvers Thinking about switching careers? Do you enjoy tackling issues related to technology, troubleshooting, and problem-solving? IT might be just the industry for you! But what skills are required to enter this...
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
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
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
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
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.
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Expert Career Coaching
How It Works
WHO IT’S FOR
SkillUp.org and InsideTrack.org are hosting a series of new free, 1 hour group career coaching sessions. These interactive webinars are designed for workers looking to change careers from fields like service (bars, restaurants, etc.), hospitality (hotels, casinos, etc.) and retail, into rising fields like healthcare, technology or business.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The series will give you practical tips you can use to get a leg up and foot in the door in a high-growth industry. Subjects will include building your career confidence, identifying skills that can transfer from your last job to a more stable one, how to expand your professional network and much more.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
The sessions will take place on Zoom (www.Zoom.us), be limited to no more than 30 people and have 2 experienced career coaches leading the group. You’ll learn from professional coaches, practice new skills in small groups and get support from other job seekers looking to change careers, too.
Preview a sample session below!
Sign Up for a Free Session Today
How to Take Part
View upcoming sessions and RSVP with the “Sign Me Up” button below. We do our best to hope several sessions each month and all you need to share is your name and email.
You’ll get a confirmation email with more details on the upcoming session plus the information you need to join. Please note that each group is limited to no more than 30 people so we can provide more small group support.
All you need to participate is an internet-connected mobile device or computer. You should also have a notebook and pen or pencil for taking notes and doing skill building exercises.
When you RSVP for an upcoming session, you’ll be automatically added to the SkillUp career tips mailing list, where we’ll keep you updated on new SkillUp.org features, additional skills-based courses and certifications, plus updated hiring partners.