Posts Tagged 'Job Search'

Memorial Day

CorneliusMemorial 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.
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Lean into the Workforce

Diego Trevino

Recently I attended some courses on Lean Six Sigma, continuous improvement methods that companies implement to cut costs and add value. This led me to believe that there are certain lean principles that can definitely help in your job search. In this blog I will share aspects that can transform your mindset and help you to continuously improve. Continue reading ‘Lean into the Workforce’

Beyond the Struggle

daniel“Without a struggle, there can be no progress.” – Frederick Douglas

This quote clearly defines the challenges I have faced in my self-improvement journey. As I begin my new role as a Regional Navigator with Workforce Solutions, I would like to take this opportunity to share my personal story in hopes of inspiring others.
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Luck O’ the Irish

St. Patrick’s Day, a day filled with everything green, is right around the corner. If you’re currently searching for a job and are perhaps short on “green,” you’re likely not in the mood for celebration. Here are some St. Patty’s Day themed tips that could improve your job search. Good luck!
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Dress for Success

””Does it really make a difference how you dress for your next job interview?

I recently asked this question to a group of prospective job applicants, and I was astonished to hear some of their answers.

Many of them said it was perfectly fine to wear blue jeans or wrinkled clothes with their pants falling down. Some even thought it was acceptable to show up wearing a sweat suit and sneakers!

Just so you know, that’s not acceptable. Don’t do it!
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Interviewing Boot Camp

Photo 57 (2)Day 1 – Introduction
The interviewing process, for most people, is perceived as one of the most dreaded but necessary steps to employment. Therefore, permit me to extend an open invitation to you. Join me in discussing some of the basics of Interviewing Techniques Boot Camp style! Continue reading ‘Interviewing Boot Camp’

Job Search Networking

DavidAccording to Aristotle’s contribution to the Law of Non-Contradiction, “the most certain of all basic principles is that contradictory propositions are not true simultaneously.” 1

You’re probably wondering where I’m going with this. Well, I’ll tell you! There is one contradiction to the law of non-contradiction. The phrase “that’s the way it’s always been done” is both true and false at the same time.
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