“There are many ways to brew coffee.” When preparing for your dream job, you will find a variety of ways to gain the skills necessary, just like there are a variety of ways to brew your morning cup. The services Workforce Solutions offers can provide several of these ways in the form of training for and obtaining these skills. We have partners all over the 13-county Gulf Coast region who strive to make sure their customers (or students) reach their educational goals. Continue reading “Higher Education vs. Apprenticeships”
Experienced Need Not Apply – Texas Internships
Are you a new grad or looking for a way to get your foot in the door to a new career? Or perhaps you want to give some young person the opportunity of their life time? The Texas WorkforceCommission in partnership with Direct Employers Association, recently announced March 19th the creation of a fabulous online recruiting tool for high-school and college students to learn about paid internship opportunities and employers to post these opportunities; TexasInternships.jobs. Continue reading “Experienced Need Not Apply – Texas Internships”
Youth Summer Jobs in the Texas Area
The spring hiring season is quickly approaching for youth summer jobs. Employers traditionally begin looking for youth to fill their summer seasonal positions beginning in April and these jobs usually last through mid August. Continue reading “Youth Summer Jobs in the Texas Area”
Keys to Overcoming a Blank Resume
Job search tips for new college graduates.
I recently addressed a group of local college students about job prospects with graduation right around the corner for many of them. Their biggest concerns were two-fold. First, and normal in any economy, the daunting prospect of competing school with little or no experience to show on their resumes. The second is hoping to avoid becoming just another unemployed recent college grad stuck in a crowded job market. Continue reading “Keys to Overcoming a Blank Resume”