Published March 27, 2017
Tags: Attire, career, career gear, dress, Dress for Success, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Interview, occupations, professional, relax, search, skills, Stress, suit, tips, Workforce Solutions
Now 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’
Published February 20, 2017
Tags: accomplishments, experience, feedback, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Interview, mock, Preparation, professional, Workforce Solutions, workshop
A Most Valuable Move
Say What? How will a mock interview help me get a job? Actually, mock interviews are one of the best ways to get ready for your interview! Mock interviews are “practice” interviews with professionals who can coach you to do your best. Jobs are often won or lost in the interview and there are no second chances! Continue reading ‘Go Ahead and Mock it up! A Most Valuable Move.’
Published January 23, 2017
Tags: answers, employer, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Interview, performance, question, search, tell me about yourself, Workforce Solutions
I’m a wife and a mother. I enjoy reading, biking, hiking, and being outdoors. I love the water, and could easily live near a beach or lake. I love destination vacations and look forward to traveling in the upcoming year. Hey – wait just a minute! Should I be revealing these things when someone asks me to tell them about myself? Continue reading ‘Tell Me About Yourself’
It was the resume before Christmas…I was buying last minute gifts with money I didn’t have. As I was leaving, a manager let me know they were hiring this Thursday and to come in for an interview. I thanked him and called for my Uber driver to take me home. Continue reading ‘The Resume Before Christmas’
Published August 8, 2016
Tags: associate, career, certificate, Chase, college, community, degree, future, growth, Gulf Coast, Houston jobs, Institutes, Interview, middle skills, occupations, Preparation, ProjectGrad, skill, Students, success, summer, Workforce Solutions
What a Summer!
At the 2016 JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes, Workforce Solutions, partnering with Project GRAD and local community colleges, offered high school students an experience like no other. Continue reading ‘JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016’
Published December 21, 2015
Tags: career, cover letter, Gulf Coast, harmony, Houston jobs, Interview, job, Networking, Resume, successful, together, Workforce Solutions
It’s that time of year when local church choirs are preparing for the annual Holiday Show EXTRAVAGANZA! How big or small the show is depends on the size of your church. Continue reading ‘The Holiday Choir Festival’
Published November 2, 2015
Tags: company, determine, Employers, expectations, Gulf Coast, halloween, Houston jobs, Interview, position, process, questions, treat, trick, Workforce Solutions
During Halloween, children knock on doors and wait for someone to answer them so that “Trick or Treat” can be shouted and candy given/received. Kids dress in costume and visit neighbors’ homes, and although they scream trick or treat, no one expects to get tricked. Really, all we want is the treat. Continue reading ‘Trick or Treat? Distinguishing One from the Other’