Archive for January, 2013

S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting

How many of you made resolutions for the New Year? I did! How many of you already gave up on them? Maybe I should raise my hand here and admit that I am back pedaling on mine. And I suspect you are probably doing the same. I wonder why that is?
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Work in Texas.com

Find a Job. Find an Employee.
Find another reason to love Texas.

WorkInTexas.com (WIT) is the largest FREE job matching network in Texas. It is a comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. The system is intended to provide recruiting assistance to Texas employers of all types and sizes, and job search assistance to individuals seeking work. WIT contains over 500,000 job seeking candidates and over 140,000 job openings. The goal of the system is to match qualified job seekers with potential job opportunities by comparing experience, skills, abilities, education, and other factors. Nearly 2 million jobs have been filled using WIT.
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Cyber World and Job Searching

cherylDo you remember when going viral meant there was some kind of infectious disease going around? For those a bit in the dark, today “going viral” means that your blog, video, or some other cyber communication is being seen by a whole lot of people on the Internet. Today, that could be a good thing…or not. It all depends on how you are viewed in the Cyber World. Let’s see what that has to do with searching for a job. Continue reading ‘Cyber World and Job Searching’

Tag – You’re It!

“Can you hear me now? Good!” I have some information I’d like to share “Because You’re Worth It”. Don’t worry, “You’re in Good Hands”.

You might be scratching your head right now after reading the opening paragraph, possibly thinking that something seems strangely familiar about it. If so, you might have recognized that these are advertising slogans used by Verizon, L’Oreal, and Allstate all strung together.
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What to do Next Year?

It’s New Year’s Eve – have you been thinking about doing some different job search activities for next year? Attending networking events is a great way to get back into your job search for the New Year. Many job seekers find them helpful and a great way to meet people who are willing to encourage them to continue with their job search. Or, how about checking out what your local library has to offer? Libraries are a wonderful source for your job search needs. Let’s look at both of these options. Continue reading ‘What to do Next Year?’