Published November 10, 2014
Tags: Career advice, Employment, Gulf Coast, Hire Event, Hiring Red White & You, honoring veterans, Houston jobs, How to find a job, Job Fair, job hunting, job seekers, Networking Summary, Rebranding Your Skills, Veteran's Day, veterans, vets, Workforce Solutions
On November 11th, Veteran’s Day, we commemorate the service of past and present military men and women. To honor their sacrifices, many communities hold parades and some businesses offer special discounts.
In addition, veterans who are looking for work can attend job fairs specifically designed to help veterans transition their military experience into the civilian world. Here are three job fairs for veterans to pay attention to and attend:
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Published November 3, 2014
Tags: Attitude, Career advice, Gulf Coast, How to find a job, job hunting, Job Search, job seekers, light saber, personality, positive energy, Star Wars, Workforce Solutions
Tips for a Successful Job Search
I’m a huge fan of the Star Wars films. Now, I admit that even the thought of this topic for a blog makes me seem like a nerd, and that’s perfectly fine with me. I am cool and confident enough to accept the title of “nerd.”
You might be wondering what connection Star Wars could possibly have to job searching?
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Published October 27, 2014
Tags: Attitude, Career advice, Gulf Coast, halloween, Houston, How to find a job, job hunting, job seekers, lessons learned, Networking, trick or treat, Workforce Solutions
It’s that time of year again when “strangely” dressed youngsters knock on doors in hopes of getting candy or “treasure.” Whether you agree with the Halloween tradition or not, there are lessons that can be learned from trick-or-treaters.
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Published October 13, 2014
Tags: awareness, Career advice, Disability, disability employment, Disability Employment Policy, employ, Employee Relations, Employment, Employment Law, empower, expect, Expect. Employ. Empower., Gulf Coast, Houston, job seekers, Job Skills, national campaign, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, NDEAM, Workforce Solutions
NDEAM stands for National Disability Employment Awareness month. Held each October, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is Expect. Employ. Empower.
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Published October 6, 2014
Tags: Career advice, Employment, Gulf Coast, Houston, Houston jobs, How to find a job, Job Search, job seekers, Seasonal Work, temporary employment, Workforce Solutions
“It takes a job to get a job.” This is an old adage with truth behind it.
Joyce Russell, President of Adecco Staffing US, has said that now is a great time to take on a temporary position, and many hiring agencies are in agreement.
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Published September 22, 2014
Tags: Career advice, Gulf Coast, Houston, Houston jobs, How to find a job, Interview, job hunting, Job Search, job seekers, Resume, wants and needs, Workforce Solutions
Identifying Employer Wants and Needs
Congratulations, job seeker! You attended several resume seminars and had your resume proofed by eight different counselors that were all in agreement; you are a genius with a targeted resume for every occasion. Your confidence is at an all-time high as requests for interviews explode. You gave the employer what they needed to determine you deserved an interview. Now give the employer what they want to determine if you’re right for the job.
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