Posts Tagged 'research'

The Truth within a Fool’s Tale

Richard PratherAs history tells it, around 1426 in the Villa of LaLani Italy, there was a head nun, Sister Mary-Clarence, who decided to get back at Pope James of Toth VII because he fell asleep during the most important speech of her life. Sister Mary-Clarence wasn’t upset that he fell asleep, but was outraged at the raucous he caused when he let out a belch and the whole congregation laughed. Continue reading ‘The Truth within a Fool’s Tale’

On Time

Velta Worley…Or Fashionably Late
I have a family member named “Don” that just drives me crazy, because he can never be on time for anything. When we invite Don to come over for dinner or some other activity, we tell him to arrive 15 minutes to an hour before we really need him there. I have often wondered what causes some people to always show up either on time, early, or late. What is the difference between these three groups? Are some people smarter, nicer, or more intelligent, and others thoughtless, self-centered, or unorganized? Continue reading ‘On Time’

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’

Interviewing Boot Camp – Day 2

Photo 57 (2)Research
Skills Identification paints the world of interviewing in either a positive or negative light. Before an interview, your marketing tools (cover letters, resumes etc.) should show a firm knowledge of your job specific skills. This includes industry phrases, specific tools or technology used and key words of each position you document on your resume. Continue reading ‘Interviewing Boot Camp – Day 2’

Super Bowl: Engaging Your Competitive Spirit

CorneliusThe Super Bowl has many meanings to millions of people who will be watching this year. Some will watch for pure interest, some for the excitement of it all, while others will watch just for the commercials. For whatever reason, we have to recognize what the Super Bowl actually represents. Continue reading ‘Super Bowl: Engaging Your Competitive Spirit’

Your Research is Gold – Part 1

You’ve probably read or heard that RESEARCH is one of the most important things you need to do in your job search. You all know this because it’s just common sense. However, I can tell you story after story of people who regretted slacking on this vital part of their job search. So exactly how do you do research? Where do you start?
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