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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Your Specific Skills

DavidSo far we’ve discussed why it’s important to evaluate your skills, and we have briefly identified the different types of skills that people have.

Today we’ll begin the process of identifying YOUR specific skills. We’re going to use the skills we have to help direct our job search. Continue reading “Your Specific Skills”

Falling in Love with Your Job

Photo 57 (2)In tribute to Valentine’s Day and Cupid’s arrow, I’d like to share with you my “first job after college” story.

After graduating, too exhausted to find work, I took three weeks off to sleep and travel!

It was the early 80’s, and many of my friends moved to other cities for work. Houston’s labor market was over-saturated at the time and offered few Graphic Design opportunities. Stubbornly I decided to stay put and make it work.
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