Getting a job is all about knowing what to do and what not to do in order to get that interview, then climb the ladder, especially as the state’s job force becomes more competitive.


Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium’s (APICC) outreach coordinator meets with businesses statewide to get a better feel for the workforce. Martha Peck, APICC’s outreach coordinator, explained the different traits businesses look for in potential employees.


“They’re all telling me the same thing: They want employees that can show up on time, that have a good work ethic. They want people that are coachable,” she said.


Top 10 Employability Skills


Being on time

Work ethic


Body language


Being coachable



Doing extra

Being prepared


Who’s Hiring


Red Robin

Alaska Club

Brown’s Electric

Carlile Transportation

Sack’s Cafe


Salary Range


$9.75 – $12


APICC Outreach Coordinator

    • Martha Peck

      (907) 770-5250

For more information on employment and training, visit APICC’s website.