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Editor's note: Throughout Economy Matters, "Southeast" refers to the six states that, in whole or in part, make up the Sixth Federal Reserve District: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Jump-Start Your Career

September 3, 2019

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September is National Self-Improvement Month. One of the top self-improvement goals is acquiring skills for success. If you are considering a job change or enhancing your job search skills as part of your self-improvement process, we have some resources that can assist you in achieving your goals.

  • Take the anxiety out of the interview process and ace common interview questions. A little preparation can go a long way in overcoming interview fears.
  • Perhaps you are considering a career change. If so, be sure to consider the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta career opportunities. As an employee of the Atlanta Fed, you will help support our mission of promoting the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the U.S. economy and financial system. Your work can affect the economy of the Southeast, the United States, and the world.
  • The Maximum Employment Matters webinar series takes a close look at various industries in the Southeast, their job opportunities, and the skills valued in these industries. The information may help better inform your decision on where to pursue career opportunities as well.
  • You may also want to consider opportunity occupations, which are jobs that require less than a bachelor’s degree and pay at least the national annual median wage.