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Preparation Tips to Win Over the Employer

Job searching is a stressful season at any period of your professional career. Being well prepared and supported has been the key factor in my personal and professional life. With a plan and purpose, you are bound to find an opportunity. Below are five tips that job seekers can use to ensure they are well prepared to present their best selves to a potential employer. Continue reading ‘Preparation Tips to Win Over the Employer’

AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Initiative (Part 2)

FriedaWorkforce Solutions & HCC Partner to Facilitate Back to Work 50+, an AARP Foundation Initiative
Last week in Part 1 of my blog we barely scratched the surface of the available information regarding the AARP Foundation’s, Back to Work 50+ initiative. HCC’s Program Lead Dana Sturdevant was introduced to you at that time. Let’s see what else she has to share. Thanks for coming back!

The Interview (Continued…) Continue reading ‘AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Initiative (Part 2)’

AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Initiative

FriedaWorkforce Solutions & HCC Partner to Facilitate Back to Work 50+, an AARP Foundation Initiative
During my employment with Workforce Solutions, I have participated in several successful business partnerships within our community. Today I am shining the spotlight on one partnership with the Houston Community College (HCC)/AARP Foundation’s Back to Work 50+ Initiative (BTW50+). Our partnership began on February 19, 2019. Fellow Regional Team member, Carolyn Kennard and I were chosen to facilitate the Coaching Program along with our Team Lead, Dana Sturdevant. Dana currently serves as Program Director of Community Programs with HCC. Continue reading ‘AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ Initiative’

Affects of COVID-19

Carolyn KinardWhen Covid-19 first was announced earlier this year, many of us had no idea how it would impact our lives in the future months, including what age groups would be at risk. As time passed it was discovered that the elderly faced a significant risk of developing the illness, particularly those with underlying health conditions. The trend changed when individuals did not mask themselves and younger adults were being affected as a result; however, older adults remained a higher risk including baby boomers. Continue reading ‘Affects of COVID-19’


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