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Soft Skills Videos

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Soft Skills Web Series | Get to Work Mississippi

This video series will address some of the concerns we have consistently heard from employers as we traveled across the state including: Professional attire, communication and interpersonal skills, time management, working in team environments, problem solving/critical thinking and accepting constructive criticism.

Skill Up Mississippi – A Smart Start to your career.

The Smart Start credential is designed to help you gain the skills you need to be successful in today’s economy. The program prepares you for middle-skill jobs such as machinists, registered nurses, computer technicians, medical assistants and a host of other opportunities by helping you learn and practice good work habits and the effective communications skills you need to secure meaningful employment.

Registered Apprenticeship is a proven strategy for helping businesses grow their own skilled workforce through a combination of customized and rigorous on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.

The Mississippi Apprenticeship Program (MAP) helps companies, regardless of size, develop a Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program from the initial concept phase to registration and subsequent implementation within the company. Recognizing that RA is business driven, MAP works closely with companies to identify the occupations and skill sets needed on their job site and build out a RA program designed to meet their needs.

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O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

The health care industry is one of the fastest-growing verticals in the job market. The demand for medical assistants is expected to grow by 23% by 2028, which means adding an additional 154,900 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

While there are more jobs predicted for medical assistants, that does not mean that these professionals won’t face rivalry in the job market. New graduates constantly enter the job market, making it critical to craft a resume that generates interviews. This guide includes tips on how to tailor your resume for each application, along with downloadable examples specific to medical assistants.