Don’t Do It!

FriedaJob search can be one of the best experiences you will ever go through. But it can also be one of the worst experiences when lack of focus and perseverance is lost! Most job search professionals spend a great deal of time explaining “what to do and how to do it” in the most logical way. What would it look like if this blog offered you the exact opposite? Let’s try it and see what happens? This is a (partial and motivational) list of what “not to do” during job search. Continue reading ‘Don’t Do It!’

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Happy Holidays! Isn’t it fun to be job searching this time of year? Actually, this is the most wonderful time of the year for job search. Let’s think about it: most people are focused on the holidays during this time. There are presents to purchase and wrap, cards to address and send, decorations to put up, plans for family and other holiday gatherings, special activities at your children’s school, cookies to bake – the list goes on and on. Continue reading ‘It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’

Holidays and Company Culture

The holidays are right around the corner. That means things like holiday hiring, and holiday party planning are probably underway too. HR might be busy with the hiring piece. But should you be involved with the holiday planning? If you’re focused on your company’s culture, it’s probably a good idea. If you’ve just gotten a job and need a little help navigating your company’s culture, here is a great article from mystaffpro.com to help you fit right in. Continue reading ‘Holidays and Company Culture’

GRATITUDE

November is the month that we celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a wonderful time to be with family and friends and share a meal together and take time to be thankful for our blessings. Thanksgiving conjures up pictures of turkey, dressing, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce and other special family treats. Of course, then there are the parades and football games that take place in between naps and cooking and left overs. Continue reading ‘GRATITUDE’

Veterans Day 2018

David SpearsThis week we celebrate the 64th annual Veterans Day. Today, and officially yesterday, we honor veterans for their patriotism and love of country, and we celebrate the service of all U.S. military veterans.

To all veterans reading this blog, we thank you for your service. Continue reading ‘Veterans Day 2018’

2018 Hiring Red, White & You!

Josie TothOn Thursday, November 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the 7th annual Hiring Red, White & You! Job Fair for veterans and their families will be held at Minute Maid Park. In cooperation with the 28 Local Workforce Development Boards, the Texas Veterans Commission, the Texas Medical Center, and Governor Greg Abbott, Hiring Red White and You (HRWY) connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, discipline, and other exceptional qualities inherent in a military background. Continue reading ‘2018 Hiring Red, White & You!’

The Hardest Question

Richard Prather“Good morning, sir. Welcome to Baked-Basic-Goods-101! Luckily, if you are a chocolate connoisseur, our death-by-chocolate muffins are 75% off today. What can I get for you?”

The customer replied, “I am not sure; you have so many great items to choose from. Can you give me a second please?” Continue reading ‘The Hardest Question’