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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’

Good News: Finding a Job During a Crisis

Thelisa LavergneTypically, crises come with a lot of emotions about economics, employment, finances, etc., you get the picture. But there is good news! Landing a job during a crisis is not only probable but possible – so, why is this good news? Glad you asked. Continue reading ‘Good News: Finding a Job During a Crisis’

Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?

FriedaThe last time you stopped by I told you about the evening I went to put out the trash and discovered the distinct image of a bird, (or dragon) that had formed in the evening clouds. I quickly took a picture of this image before it completely disappeared. Continue reading ‘Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?’

Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?

FriedaOne crisp and breezy evening in December while rolling my trash can out onto the curb, I had the undeniable feeling of being watched. I stopped short and cautiously checked the alley around my garage as well as the gardens running along each side of my home. Nothing! With a strong sense of relief that no stranger was trolling around inside the property, I grabbed the handle of the trash can and proceeded down the driveway. Continue reading ‘Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?’


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