Posts Tagged 'Gulf Coast'

To ‘e’ (mail) or not to ‘e’ (mail) – that is a question!

Velta WorleyIf you are like me, you get a gazillion e-mails every day. You may even have multiple e-mail addresses that you respond to, such as a work e-mail account and a personal one. Workforce Solutions recommends that job seekers create a separate e-mail account that can be used while searching for work, which leads to the topic of e-mail etiquette. Is there such a thing? Continue reading ‘To ‘e’ (mail) or not to ‘e’ (mail) – that is a question!’

Peeps and Cadbury Eggs

DiegoThe Easter season seems to be a time when grocery stores are overcrowded with folks that have procrastinated.

The Gulf Coast labor industry is similar in the sense that many people procrastinate in looking for good jobs. They wait for life-altering events like being laid off or an economic downturn to update their resumes and start networking. Continue reading ‘Peeps and Cadbury Eggs’

Making WorkInTexas.com Work for You

Amanda SimonianAll too often we spend the majority of our time searching the internet for new job postings across a number of different websites, only to find that we don’t meet some of the qualifications, or the position’s title doesn’t mean what we thought it did. This starts to waste a lot of valuable time, and can eventually cause us to completely burn out on our job search efforts. Continue reading ‘Making WorkInTexas.com Work for You’

Web Accessibility

David SpearsAccessible Internet Links
Links, or technically hyperlinks, are simply a group of words or symbols that represent a web page that you can access simply by clicking. For instance, to read the most recent blog on you can click on this hyperlink Web Accessibility: Document Structure and jump on over. Continue reading ‘Web Accessibility’

Back to Reality

Carolyn KinardNow 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’

It’s Spring Time!!!

Thelisa LavergneI love the spring time ! However, if you are a Houston resident I am not sure that spring has not already sprung. Did we skip the winter season entirely? Our winter consisted of a few days that were 40 degrees and winter showers – not much of a winter! Normally, when I think of spring, I think of spring cleaning the house, getting rid of clothes that I have not worn in three months or longer, putting away fall and winter clothing (not much to worry about there), donating books that I promise myself I am going to read and never get around to it, tackling those stored boxes in the attic and the list goes on and on. Continue reading ‘It’s Spring Time!!!’

Web Accessibility

David SpearsDocument Structure
How many times have you accessed a website and then scrolled up and down looking for some kind of structure to the site? You might have looked for words or phrases that have a bigger font, underlined text, or bold style to give you some indication of what is important. Now, think for a moment: if you have low vision or are blind would you see the same thing? Continue reading ‘Web Accessibility’


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