Posts Tagged 'Houston jobs'



A Vibrant Time for your Success

The Fourth of July is a vibrant time during the summer when families unite to celebrate the birth of a country. And it’s not just any country, but in my opinion the best country in the world: The United States of America! One aspect regarding America’s greatness is its ability to establish policies that support America’s workers. Continue reading ‘A Vibrant Time for your Success’

How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Carolyn KinardUse Keywords in Your Resume
These days in 2019, the job market is flooded with candidates. In order to stand out in a crowd, job seekers should be informed as possible about the jobs they are applying for just like a consumer who is shopping for a new car or, a new house, or new apartment. Think for a moment, just as a car buyer knows about all the vehicle options they desire, a job candidate must be able to speak the language of a company’s recruiter or hiring manager and that information should be included in your resume via keywords. Keywords simply reflect the job-related skills a company may be looking for, including technical and industry-related language. For a company, keyword search technology speeds up the hiring process and ensures the right candidates make it to the interview. Continue reading ‘How to Stand Out in the Crowd’

Jack of Most Trades

David SpearsMany 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. And thinking of Father’s Day just yesterday, I’m reminded of my Father because he was a Jack of all trades. Continue reading ‘Jack of Most Trades’

Texas City: Leading Workforce Innovation and Opportunity

Diego TrevinoTexas City is an example of how Workforce Solutions in the Gulf Coast is leading the way in innovation and opportunity. Two years after it was decided that the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), now known as Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS), would become a part of Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the Texas City career office added eleven VRS members to its family. Continue reading ‘Texas City: Leading Workforce Innovation and Opportunity’

Combined Arms – Workforce Solutions Collaboration

In 2018, Workforce Solutions partnered with Combined Arms to deliver comprehensive career services to veterans. This collaboration makes sense because the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has one of the fastest growing veteran populations in the country. According to the 2017 United States Census, there are an estimated 268,340 veterans in the Houston MSA, and more continue to relocate here due to the low cost of living and plethora of job opportunities. Hence, the Workforce Solutions and Combined Arms collaboration was a logical decision to address the potential influx of veteran job seekers. Continue reading ‘Combined Arms – Workforce Solutions Collaboration’

Honoring our Service Men and Women

Cornelius BookerMemorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day, which is the unofficial start of the summer season. It is traditionally known for its celebration of those we have lost, but during recent years it has also been a time for us to recognize the commitment and sacrifice made by those who have courageously served our country. Continue reading ‘Honoring our Service Men and Women’

Re-branding your Job Search Skills

FriedaThroughout every season there comes a time for rebranding and that time is now! If it has been a while since you have attended a Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar; you are in for a refreshing change! Workforce Solutions “Job Search Seminars” are now neatly packaged within activity filled and informative modules ranging from Module 1 “A Targeted Plan” to Module 4 “Closing the Deal.” Check out the brief descriptions below to find modules that will get you on the road to rebranding your job search skills. Continue reading ‘Re-branding your Job Search Skills’


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