Greetings! Thank you for joining the second blog in the “Day in the Life Series.” If you haven’t already, take a glance at M. Contreras’s student experience in the first blog, which is a wonderful transition to today’s student highlight. The pursuit of growth and willingness to learn can greatly impact an individual’s life—students who decide to commit to personal development use educational opportunities to improve their lives for the better.Continue reading “Day in the Life Series: Stay-at-Home Mom to AEL Student”
Career Development Tips to Happiness
Do you strive for happiness in your career?
I know I catch myself wondering and observing people who are truly happy and love what they do. What did they do to get there? Life can be challenging at times, and as you know, we all must learn from our mistakes. If you are indecisive about your career, there are helpful tips to feel happiness in your everyday life. First, this starts with loving what we do. The majority of us spend more time at work than with our loved ones. On average, a full-time employee in the United States works about 1,801 hours per year. Here are tips you can do early on to obtain a career right for you.
I am amazed at how life has brought me to destinations even with free will. My professional background included music, recruiting, and human services. In my early years, I focused on becoming the best musician possible. My development required consistent listening, practicing, making music with others, and educating the next generation. While I still maintained an active music life, I felt I needed to challenge myself to become well-rounded
Falling in Love with your Job
In tribute to Valentine’s Day and Cupid’s arrow, I’d like to share with you my “first job after college” story.
After graduating, too exhausted to find work, I took three weeks off to sleep and travel!
It was the early 80’s, and many of my friends moved to other cities for work. Houston’s labor market was over-saturated at the time and offered few Graphic Design opportunities. Stubbornly I decided to stay put and make it work.
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