Posts Tagged 'Resume'

Shadowing Punxsutawney

FriedaGroundhog Day is recognized each year on February 2. It was originally adopted in the United States in 1887 by the editor of Philadelphia’s Punxsutawney Sprit, Clymer H. Freas. He decided to promote a groundhog as the town’s official meteorologist because as the story goes, when a groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his den on a cloudy day and does not see his shadow, spring will come early! However, if it’s sunny outside and he does see his shadow, he retreats back into his den because the bitter cold of winter will persist for yet another six weeks. Continue reading ‘Shadowing Punxsutawney’

This Thanksgiving, Reward Yourself by Rewarding Others

Diego TrevinoPeople often associate stuffing their faces with Thanksgiving as they do bees with making honey. But just as bees pollinate the planet, people also give back on this particular day. Every Thanksgiving before, I destroy multiple family members’ kitchens and gain a couple of inches on my waist size I wake up early and dedicate my time to 2016 TX Energy Houston Turkey Trot which benefits half a million people in the Houston area. In the past few years of doing this, I’ve noticed that the Thanksgiving spread tastes a lot better. Houston has a lot of opportunities to help others this Thanksgiving. Within these opportunities, there are many ways to spruce up your resume or develop contacts. Continue reading ‘This Thanksgiving, Reward Yourself by Rewarding Others’

Next!

Frieda CarmoucheAlthough extremely talented and skilled job seekers may be more than willing to work and become contributing members of our ever-growing population, when it comes to using Work-in-Texas.com (WIT), they may unknowingly have incomplete resumes and yet be convinced otherwise. Continue reading ‘Next!’

The Holiday Choir Festival

DavidIt’s that time of year when local church choirs are preparing for the annual Holiday Show EXTRAVAGANZA! How big or small the show is depends on the size of your church. Continue reading ‘The Holiday Choir Festival’

Say Goodbye to the One Hit Wonder

Photo 57 (2)You expect a lot from your resume. This small, relatively simple document carries a lot of weight.

If you’re lucky, your resume will make an employer curious about your potential. If you’re lucky, the employer won’t be able to resist the urge to meet you. He or she will want to “experience” first-hand the professional represented on this simple, magical document. Continue reading ‘Say Goodbye to the One Hit Wonder’

America is Looking for Work

DiegoIf all nations/countries were applying, or competing, for a job, the United States would be the best candidate. Continue reading ‘America is Looking for Work’

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’


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