Upskill Houston

Diego TrevinoHigh Skill, High Growth Jobs!
Attention (potential) job candidates of the Houston-Galveston Region. The Gulf Coast is thriving. Those who live here are enjoying one of the best labor markets in the world. Those who do not live here are moving in. Continue reading ‘Upskill Houston’

Web Accessibility

David SpearsAlternative Text
With all the new and exciting advancements in technology we’ve seen in the past few years, it may seem odd that computers still cannot describe what an image is without certain HTML coding or an “alternative” way. That is where alternative text comes into play. Alternative text is a method Continue reading ‘Web Accessibility’

Labor Day 2016

Carolyn KinardMost people assume the Labor Day holiday is meant to give workers a three-day weekend to rest and engage in leisurely activities. This assumption is not entirely true. The first time someone asked me to explain the significance of Labor Day, I was at a loss for words because I didn’t know the history or the purpose of the holiday weekend celebration. Continue reading ‘Labor Day 2016’

Next!

Frieda CarmoucheAlthough extremely talented and skilled job seekers may be more than willing to work and become contributing members of our ever-growing population, when it comes to using Work-in-Texas.com (WIT), they may unknowingly have incomplete resumes and yet be convinced otherwise. Continue reading ‘Next!’

Web Accessibility

David SpearsThe Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 requires most people to begin considering accessibility to all people regardless of ability, not to mention equal footing in the public arena including the employment sector. So what does web accessibility have to do with any of that, and furthermore, what is web accessibility? Continue reading ‘Web Accessibility’

On The Job Training

Diego TrevinoThe Best Employer Invention Since Sliced Bread An apprentice learning under a master is one of the oldest forms of training in the history of the subject. Also, one-on-one training is one of the fastest ways to learn or teach a new skill. Workforce Solutions is now providing resources to allow you to hire talent and train them the way you want them to be trained. Continue reading ‘On The Job Training’

JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016

Kristin ColeJoAnn KawamotoWhat a Summer!
At the 2016 JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes, Workforce Solutions, partnering with Project GRAD and local community colleges, offered high school students an experience like no other. Continue reading ‘JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016’