Posts Tagged 'career'

Falling in Love with your Job

FriedaIn 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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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’

Reboot (Part 2)

Carolyn KinardLast week we considered embarking on a second career. We have already begun the process of developing a targeted job search plan by reviewing what type of work we are contemplating, full or part-time, and a few other things such as what employability skills we have to offer. This we’ll talk about having some tools available and ready to use for a successful job search. Continue reading ‘Reboot (Part 2)’

Summer’s Over, Now What?

So, you recently graduated from high school, summer is over, and you still don’t have any post-high school plans, huh? I know all too well the predicament you face because I was once in your shoes. You have many burning questions going through your mind as to what the perfect career path is for you. The constant pressure from peers, relatives, and parents who ask you “so what are you going to do now that you graduated?” does not help either. At times you may feel as if the walls are closing in on you because you hardly considered a plan up until this point. Some of you may have obtained a summer job to fill the void, but ask yourself: “Is this where I want to be for the rest of my career?” Continue reading ‘Summer’s Over, Now What?’


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