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February 9th, 2021
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Welcome to SkillPointe! A new, comprehensive resource for anyone looking for work or training in the skills-based world.

Our goal is to help you find a job with great earning potential — no four-year degree required.

Whether your priority is finding the fastest path to earning, the biggest salary potential or the opportunity to do something meaningful, we can help.

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Explore Careers: Our detailed job descriptions cover dozens of jobs across eight industries.

The “Opportunity Meter” ranks each job according to salary, jobs available, projected growth and how long it takes to train and get started.

Find Training: If the job you want requires learning new skills, we can save you time with that, too. SkillPointe’s National Database of 50,000+ training programs will help you quickly find the right training near you.

Find Jobs: Already have the right skills? Jump to the job listings, where you'll find more than 300,000 active jobs. And we update the list every day.

Get Advice: Get inspired by the people who are already doing the job you want and learn from their experiences.

If it's time for a change, then it's time to get started.

SkillPointe: Pick your path. Find the training. Get the job.

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Being a deputy sheriff is challenging work, but what makes it worthwhile is the opportunity to bring a smile to someone's face, says Javier Arteaga of the Merced County Sheriff's Office in California.
Officer Javier Arteaga with a puppy in his squad car
By Gina Belli Trade school and community college may sound like the same thing, but they’re not. Both pathways provide a career-focused education. Key differences include how the programs are structured, the time it takes
Instructor and two students work on a car during training
By Gina Belli The demand for skills-based jobs is on the rise in metropolitan areas across the country — most notably in Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix and Baltimore. If you’re thinking about making a change
City skylines, representing cities with booming skills-based economies
By Daniel Bortz Need a good job, fast? America’s skilled labor shortage means plenty of companies have skilled trade jobs sitting empty, even now. And it’s possible to get some of those jobs with less
Through an apprenticeship, you learn a trade while earning a paycheck. (Credit: goodluz/Shutterstock)