October 2021

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Career Skills Spotlight Series



Your Career


This video includes information on:

1) How people’s views of careers have changed over the years

2) How a career is a reflection of you and your work

3) Defining what a career is

Career Tips



Beginning a new career


Choosing a career path begins with self-evaluation. To learn more about how to determine what career is right for you, what to consider before changing careers, and how to evaluate yourself as you consider a career, check out the GCFLearnFree.org tutorial series:

Career Trend



The 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the Next Decade


Where will tomorrow’s jobs come from? Structural changes in the economy will cause some jobs to grow and some to decline. Here are the fastest growing and declining jobs over the next decade.

Featured Profile



Day in the Life: Alexandra – Professional Engineer, LNG Canada


Alexandra was “pleasantly surprised” to see blast-proof buildings—the thesis topic of her master’s degree in structural engineering—designed for LNG Canada’s plant expansion in Kitimat, in Northwest British Columbia. To learn more about how her typical day is like: Day in the Life


To uncover more career options in energy, check out: Plan your Future

Featured Resource



LinkedIn - Explore Job Transitions Tool


This tool can help you uncover potential career paths and see how your skills match to real job titles. The tool will show you skills you already have in common with those jobs and the skills you may need to build, along with open jobs that are available in your region.

Featured Book



Careers in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(click here)


This book aims to help students interested in studying chemical engineering and biomolecular engineering to understand the many potential career pathways that are available in these dynamic fields. The book covers today’s chemical and biomolecular engineering practice, and describes the intellectually enriching, socially conscious and financially lucrative opportunities available for such graduates in an ever-widening array of industries and applications.


To learn more about this career and similar careers, please consult these books:

  • Careers in chemistry (click here)
  • Careers in biomedical engineering (click here)
  • Alternative careers in science: leaving the ivory tower (click here)


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