Published March 27, 2017
Tags: Attire, career, career gear, dress, Dress for Success, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Interview, occupations, professional, relax, search, skills, Stress, suit, tips, Workforce Solutions
Now that the NFL Super Bowl is over, the citizens of Houston are returning to their normal lifestyles, which means managing the realities of life without the fun and excitement of celebrities and fun activities associated with the big game.
Many are anticipating an uncertain future due to a pending job layoff. It’s a known fact that the job hunting process can be an unpleasant experience for those who are not prepared to deal with it.
Continue reading ‘Back to Reality’
Published August 8, 2016
Tags: associate, career, certificate, Chase, college, community, degree, future, growth, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Institutes, Interview, middle skills, occupations, Preparation, ProjectGrad, skill, Students, success, summer, Workforce Solutions
What a Summer!
At the 2016 JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes, Workforce Solutions, partnering with Project GRAD and local community colleges, offered high school students an experience like no other. Continue reading ‘JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016’
Published July 11, 2016
Tags: career, Employment, future, gas, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, industry, management, Networking, oil, skills, strengths, Workforce Solutions
Or is it Vinegar?
So today I was thinking about everyone who is looking for a job. I know so many individuals who were employed in the Oil & Gas Industry who are now unemployed after decades of working hard. Some have degrees and certifications, some managed to work their way up from the bottom and be an integral part of an organization. Many have identities attached to what they have done and what they’d like to continue doing. How does anyone move forward from unemployment to the next job, when all you know is maybe one thing, one job, or one industry? Continue reading ‘Oil and Gas’
Published July 4, 2016
Tags: access, advantage, career, effective, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, independent, information, labor, market, resources, search, Workforce Solutions
The Fourth of July celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 which declared the United States as independent from the British Empire. Of course 240 years has brought about dramatic change in the lives of the citizens of this great nation, namely the change in America’s job landscape. In order to navigate this new landscape that is undergoing constant change now and in the future Continue reading ‘Knowledge is Advancement’
Published June 27, 2016
Tags: application, career, Employers, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, information, knowledge, Networking, skills, trades, volunteer, Workforce Solutions
Many of us have heard the phrase “jack of all trades”. That phrase describes a person that is skilled in many trades without necessarily having one specialty. The phrase, in my opinion, has a good connotation. Continue reading ‘Jack of Most Trades’
Published December 21, 2015
Tags: career, cover letter, Gulf Coast, harmony, Houston jobs, Interview, job, Networking, Resume, successful, together, Workforce Solutions
It’s that time of year when local church choirs are preparing for the annual Holiday Show EXTRAVAGANZA! How big or small the show is depends on the size of your church. Continue reading ‘The Holiday Choir Festival’
Published December 14, 2015
Tags: activities, budget, career, Employers, Employment, full time, Gulf Coast, happiness, help, holiday, Houston jobs, money, seasonal, Stress, Workforce Solutions
The holiday season is now in full swing. I can tell because all the Halloween candy is on sale for half price.
This is supposed to be a time when we celebrate peace and happiness… A time to gather with family and friends to give thanks for the wonderful things in our lives.
Instead, some of us are busier than ever planning holiday activities. Continue reading ‘Give Holiday Stress a Time-Out!’