Posts Tagged 'opportunities'

Equipping, Engaging and Empowering Young Adults

Thelisa LavergneThe spring and summer seasons mark the beginning of warmer temperatures, outdoor activities, vacations, family reunions, etc. It’s also an exciting time for young adults in the Houston-Galveston region. During this time of year, there are numerous employment, training, and education opportunities for young adults through job fairs, hiring events, and college open houses. These initiatives provide young adults with job readiness, career exploration, and labor market information about high-skill, high-growth jobs in the Houston region. Continue reading ‘Equipping, Engaging and Empowering Young Adults’

Sticking to the Plan

Thelisa LavergneThe start of the New Year is symbolic of new beginnings, second chances, and “do overs.” And, by the way, there is no shortage of do’s and don’ts for creating New Year’s resolutions. The New Year is also a good time to reflect, reevaluate and renew career options and opportunities. However, the decision to start job searching, revamping old job search methods, going back to school, or taking a certification course all require a plan. Continue reading ‘Sticking to the Plan’

Attention Jobseekers

Jenny JohnsonThis is Not a Time to Hibernate
Winter officially begins on December 21, but this is not the time to hibernate if you are looking for work. You may have considered hibernation because you thought that the holidays are a lousy time to find a job. That could be true if you are pursuing a position with a company that shuts down for several weeks around the holidays. However, most of the companies in our area won’t stop operations for more than a few days during the holidays. In fact, some industries are running hot in the colder months. I have heard that is true of the manufacturing and logistic departments at the North Pole. Continue reading ‘Attention Jobseekers’

Holiday Break

David SpearsFor most people, there is a “lull” of activity at work during this time of year. And if you are unemployed, your activity may have come to a screeching halt. Don’t worry though, this may be an excellent time to plan and prepare for the beginning of a new year surge in job search activity. Continue reading ‘Holiday Break’

Removing Barriers and Opening Doors of Opportunities for Young Adults

Kristin ColeThelisa Lavergne

Who and where are our young adults? And what are our they doing? Continue reading ‘Removing Barriers and Opening Doors of Opportunities for Young Adults’

Houston Rodeo – Saddle Up

Diego TrevinoIt’s rodeo time, and 2,000,000+ people are getting ready and saddling up!

People travel far and wide, from parts unknown, to see the spectacle that we Houstonians experience once a year. Since the ‘50s, Trail Riders have migrated to Memorial Park to attend and participate in the Rodeo parade leading up to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Continue reading ‘Houston Rodeo – Saddle Up’

Great Expectations

””A Baby Boomers Guide to Employment
Seeking employment at the age of 50 (or older) can be hard work. That hard work sometimes leads to frustration, depression or hopelessness. But landing the right job at this stage of life may not be as painful or impossible as it seems.

Please allow me to offer a bit of “pain therapy.” Continue reading ‘Great Expectations’