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Free Virtual Job Search Assistance

FriedaWorkforce Solutions Regional Team
COVID-19 Pandemic has turned our world upside-down and redefined “normal”. It’s hard to remember what the “old normal” even looked like! Do you feel the same way? Continue reading ‘Free Virtual Job Search Assistance’

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

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’


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