This is day two of a week-long series on Skills Evaluation. Yesterday we defined what it means to evaluate your skills and how that can be a beneficial tool in our overall job search plan. Before we begin actually identifying what skills we have, let’s first define what different types of skills are important to a job search plan. Continue reading “Skill Types”
Tag: Rebranding Your Skills
Skills – The ability to do something well, which may be a result of your knowledge, practice or aptitude (a natural ability to do something well).
Whether you’re at the beginning of a bright career future, or in the middle of a job, an important part of deciding the next step in your career path is being able to evaluate the skills you have or have learned along the way. Instead of accidentally falling into a career path, having a clear understanding of your skills will actually help direct you on a path of your choosing. Continue reading “Skills Evaluation”
Falling in Love with Your Job
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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I Have a D.R.E.A.M
One of the all time greatest speeches is “I Have a Dream.” In Dr. King’s speech he eloquently speaks about how great society will be when people start to embrace one another and accept our differences. On this day, when we honor the memory of Dr. King’s dream, I’d like to share with you my D.R.E.A.M: Determination, Realization, Evaluation, Appreciation, and Motivation.
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