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upskill and connect to tech companies with Ox

We’re building Ox to make it easy for you to get the skills you need to get started in a tech job. The skills you need for so many jobs have changed and now the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated that shift overnight. There couldn’t be a better time to prepare for how jobs are changing by acquiring the skills you need to get started in technology. Nearly every kind of job in the future will require technology skills in some way. By expanding the skills you have quickly, you can position yourself for new kinds of jobs that emerge.

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how to fix your job search

Starting a job search sucks and everyone is doing it wrong. Not doing it wrong on purpose, but doing things that aren’t actually effective, like applying to hundreds of jobs online at once. There’s a ton of bad advice out there so we put together the Job Search Crash Course to help you figure out how to fix your job search and get into a job that is growing and pays well for your job skills.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our Ox family to yours!

In our first year building Ox we drank a lot of coffee, haven’t slept much, and have had the time of our lives helping people navigate the job market and gain valuable job skills. We’ve endlessly studied job trends and skills trends, met with leaders in workforce development, education, and industrial relations, put on workshops at community colleges, and spoke at summits for career counselors all while video-chatting with job searchers and career growers across the country.

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What to learn from the October 2019 jobs report

The October 2019 jobs report is out and we thought we’d share the trends we are watching that could impact the next step in your career. For example, you might want to benchmark your hourly pay against the national average or know which jobs are growing the fastest. Check out our summary to get the trends that matter to you.

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5 tips to land a customer support job

Kenji is the Head of Customer Support at Front and he shares how to get started in Support and some of the skills he looks for when he’s hiring for his team. Kenji has navigated the in's and out's of Customer Support and the teams he’s built from the ground up have won awards for their out-of-this-world level of care.

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5 job skills you need for the future of work & how to get them

There’s no question that work is changing. Workers in every industry including retail, healthcare and manufacturing will experience the need for new job skills to be productive as automation becomes a more integrated part of work. We sat down to talk about some of these shifts and here are a few of the must have job skills that are popping up across industries as the future of work changes.

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My Next Job with Savannah Lacey

What I would like to do in my next job is to become an influencer through my writing, whether that consists of blogging full time for a company, becoming a social media marketer, or writing in some way. This year I started my own blog documenting my journey through a cookbook to work towards finding my next job.

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Marketing: Social Media Specialist

Social media marketing is one of the best jobs to get started in marketing because you probably already have skills using social media from your personal life and it’s easy to transfer those skills to business. If you enjoy creating great stories for your own pages on social media, this could be a great way for you to get started in Marketing.

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How to tell your story

Customer success has emerged over the past few years to become one of the fastest growing jobs in many types of industries including technology, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality. The role of customer success is to ensure a company builds and nurtures great relationships with its customers.

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Job Hunter’s Field Guide to Customer Success

Customer success has emerged over the past few years to become one of the fastest growing jobs in many types of industries including technology, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality. The role of customer success is to ensure a company builds and nurtures great relationships with its customers.

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How to Find Good Jobs Near You

Finding a job that’s a good fit for you is harder than it should be and it’s time for a better way. Start your job search by making a list of companies near you where you would like to work. To make the list, think about the companies you know of near you. Which you do like and why?

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Job Hunter's Field Guide to Marketing

Marketing is one of the fastest growing job categories and offers many benefits to workers. From an entry level marketing job, such as a marketing coordinator or a social media coordinator, you can build a career over many years with increasing responsibility and income growth.

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