Published April 21, 2014
Tags: Career advice, Employers, Employment, Houston, Houston jobs, How to find a job, job hunting, job hunting blogs, Job Search, job seekers, jobs, Workforce Solutions
There are many top ranked locally headquartered companies in Houston; according to Workforce Dynamics, a Pennsylvania-based research firm, some are even ranked among the nation’s ten best places to work.
Before pursuing employment with any corporation, I encourage all job seekers to investigate and discover as much as possible about companies that interest them. The facts gathered can be invaluable when deciding on the best places to work. Continue reading ‘How to Pick the Top Workplaces’
Published April 14, 2014
Tags: Attitude, Career advice, Employment, Houston, Houston jobs, How to find a job, job hunting, job hunting blogs, Job Search, job seekers, jobs, Preparation, Workforce Solutions
We are coming into the holiday season starting with Good Friday and ending with the beauty and glory of Easter! The official start of spring, the Spring Equinox takes place on March 20, 2014; however, Easter is often considered the unofficial start of spring. Continue reading ‘Spring Fever’
Published March 17, 2014
Tags: Attitude, Career Fair, ettiquette, greeting, Gulf Coast, Handshake, Interview, job seekers, Networking, Networking Summary, Workforce Solutions
St. Patrick’s Day always reminds me of one of the most hospitable places I have ever visited, Ireland. She captured me at her first greeting; the way she extended her hand, so to speak, in friendship.
I am going to talk about our hand extension, the hand shake, which we use so often in interviews, networking and daily living. I will start with the lighter side of the handshake, what does not impress the folks and then explain how to get it right.
Continue reading ‘Happy St. Paddy’s Day’
Published February 3, 2014
Tags: Career advice, Dress for Success, Employment, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, How to find a job, Interview, job hunting, job seekers, Workforce Solutions
There comes a time when, male or female, you look into your closet and realize your clothes may not fit your new job or worse yet, they don’t fit you! You were able to fake it between interviews because most of the employers saw you only once. You wore that same suit to every interview because the companies were different and no one was the wiser, right? Never fear, you can still maintain your colorful personality and charming individual style by using a common sense approach to updating your closet.
Continue reading ‘What’s in Your Closet?’