If you are like me, you get a gazillion e-mails every day. You may even have multiple e-mail addresses that you respond to, such as a work e-mail account and a personal one. Workforce Solutions recommends that job seekers create a separate e-mail account that can be used while searching for work, which leads to the topic of e-mail etiquette. Is there such a thing? Continue reading ‘To ‘e’ (mail) or not to ‘e’ (mail) – that is a question!’
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The Gulf Coast labor industry is similar in the sense that many people procrastinate in looking for good jobs. They wait for life-altering events like being laid off or an economic downturn to update their resumes and start networking. Continue reading ‘Peeps and Cadbury Eggs’
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All too often we spend the majority of our time searching the internet for new job postings across a number of different websites, only to find that we don’t meet some of the qualifications, or the position’s title doesn’t mean what we thought it did. This starts to waste a lot of valuable time, and can eventually cause us to completely burn out on our job search efforts. Continue reading ‘Making WorkInTexas.com Work for You’
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Now that the NFL Super Bowl is over, the citizens of Houston are returning to their normal lifestyles, which means managing the realities of life without the fun and excitement of celebrities and fun activities associated with the big game.
Many are anticipating an uncertain future due to a pending job layoff. It’s a known fact that the job hunting process can be an unpleasant experience for those who are not prepared to deal with it.
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I love the spring time ! However, if you are a Houston resident I am not sure that spring has not already sprung. Did we skip the winter season entirely? Our winter consisted of a few days that were 40 degrees and winter showers – not much of a winter! Normally, when I think of spring, I think of spring cleaning the house, getting rid of clothes that I have not worn in three months or longer, putting away fall and winter clothing (not much to worry about there), donating books that I promise myself I am going to read and never get around to it, tackling those stored boxes in the attic and the list goes on and on. Continue reading ‘It’s Spring Time!!!’
St. Patrick’s Day, a day filled with everything green, is right around the corner. If you’re currently searching for a job and are perhaps short on “green,” you’re likely not in the mood for celebration. Here are some St. Patty’s Day themed tips that could improve your job search. Good luck!
Continue reading ‘Luck O’ the Irish’