Expand Skills

This section will help you learn about ways to expand your skills. You will list the skills you need to learn and where to get them before you start the job search.

Get Job Skills

Increasing your job skills is one of the best things you can do to improve your chances of finding a job and be competitive in the workforce. Employers like applicants who learn new skills, and they also like employees who are constantly learning new skills on the job.

There are some things you can do to expand your skills now.

  • Go to your library and read books about your field.
  • Volunteer in your field or in a field that interests you.
  • Find out about free or low cost classes offered by your local Career One Stop office. They may know of computer classes or other job skill classes.
  • If you don't have a high school diploma, finish your GED.
  • Consider getting trained in a healthcare career.

 Online Resources to Expand Skills

Volunteer New Jersey
Volunteer Match
New Jersey Adult Basic Education (GED preparation)
New Jersey Adult Education

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