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No matter whether you’re entering the job market for the first time or changing careers after 20 years, and no matter whether you’re interested in a specific industry or just trying to learn about different options, there is good news: Right now, there are hundreds of thousands of jobs just waiting to be filled by people with the right skills. To be considered, you’ll need to learn these skills and earn the credentials employers are looking for. Which is exactly what Discover Your Skills is all about. From general questions about choosing a career to education and training options to inspirational videos and information about specific industries, this site can put you on the path to a well-paying, much-needed job. The kind of job we all depend on to maintain our way of life. Your future starts now. Good luck.

Click here to watch the video.

Watch Mike Rowe’s PSA and others at the Discovery Education – Discover Your Skills website – HERE

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    1. What a great website! Having watched mikeroweWORKS grow, this is exactly what I imagined and hoped would be in place!!

      Caron | 09/06/11 | 4:54 pm
    2. Would be helpful if the mrW button went to the Trade Resource Center itself. Too confusing to figure out what mrW is or how it’s useful when you end up in the den.

      Shamefully the “quiz” portion of the Jobstart 101 should be aimed at recent high school graduates instead of recent college grads. The fact that recent college grads don’t know basic basics such as not showing up in cruddy khakis and chatting about things other than business with your new co-workers on your first day is quite….scary.

      Tricia | 08/25/11 | 12:12 pm
    3. I’m a “Discovery Educator” and have gone to many of their workshops and use their materials in class, so I’m personally thrilled to see this website go up and the participation of mrW in it. Easy to navigate and something that students could use as they begin to explore their career options. Sending it on to my Career and Technology colleagues!

      Kathy (Teach) | 08/23/11 | 6:11 pm
    4. This site is fantastic, even for the non-skilled.
      Thanks for sharing and for taking part.

      Pia Y. | 08/23/11 | 10:23 am