Posts Tagged 'challenge'

Taking “What are your Weaknesses” for Granted

Diego TrevinoYou wake up. You prepare with your mourning routine. You practice reciting answers to all of the common interview questions you learned from the Workforce Solutions seminars you attended since your last job and, potentially, this job. You did research on how you can help solve companywide problems this employer is facing. You know how to sell yourself and add value to this team. There is just one weakness you have: you don’t know how to answer the question “what are your weaknesses?” Continue reading ‘Taking “What are your Weaknesses” for Granted’

Presidents Day 2018

Daniel MabryPresidents Day is February 19, 2018. Initially, the federal government set aside this day to honor George Washington on his birthday because of his determination during the American Revolution and as the first president of the United States of America. However, that day has evolved into the popularly known holiday it is today because of the 1971 Uniform Monday Holiday Act which created more three-day weekends for our nation’s workforce. Many states observe this day for all presidents both past and present.

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That Lovin’ Feelin’

DavidValentine’s Day is this week, and I would like to take this opportunity to discuss that special relationship we all have with our significant other – yes, our job. Are you singing, “whoa…whoa…you’ve got the best of my love”? Or perhaps it has become simply a J-O-B and you’re singing more along the lines of, “you’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’.”
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An Uphill Climb

DavidThe other day, while riding my hand-cycle, I discovered a great way to peddle/crank up a steep hill… Increase your speed going down the hill prior to gain momentum that will help you go part of the way up the next hill. Although most of you are giving me a silent “duh…” I thought that little nugget of wisdom was brilliant, so I tucked it away in my brain for later use.

Here’s where I’m going with this… If you are in a good place in your life where things are “coasting,” what are you doing to prepare for the next up-hill climb?
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Invisible Disability

DavidOne bright, sunny Sunday morning, as I unpacked my wheelchair from the car in the church parking lot, I crossed paths with my friend who has CP. CP is short for cerebral palsy. Continue reading ‘Invisible Disability’

How to Describe Your Skills

DavidIn our Skills Evaluation blog series, we have covered the importance of evaluating your skills, we have noted the different types of skills people have, and we have identified skills specific to YOU.

Now that we’ve identified our skills, let’s continue on to the next step! Learning how to communicate to employers how we can benefit them/their company. Continue reading ‘How to Describe Your Skills’

That Lovin’ Feelin’

DavidValentine’s Day is coming soon, and I would like to take this opportunity to discuss that special relationship we all have with our significant other – Yes, our job. Are you singing, “whoa…whoa…you’ve got the best of my love”? Or perhaps it has become just a J-O-B and you’re singing more along the lines of, “you’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’.”
Continue reading ‘That Lovin’ Feelin’’