In 2018, Workforce Solutions partnered with Combined Arms to deliver comprehensive career services to veterans. This collaboration makes sense because the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has one of the fastest growing veteran populations in the country. According to the 2017 United States Census, there are an estimated 268,340 veterans in the Houston MSA, and more continue to relocate here due to the low cost of living and plethora of job opportunities. Hence, the Workforce Solutions and Combined Arms collaboration was a logical decision to address the potential influx of veteran job seekers. Continue reading “Combined Arms – Workforce Solutions Collaboration”
Accessible Microsoft Word
The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities is proud to host learning modules on making Microsoft Office documents accessible to people with disabilities. Accessible documents are more usable for everyone, not just people with disabilities because they work better across all web browsers, computer systems, and other devices. Continue reading “Accessible Microsoft Word”
Interviewing a Workforce Veteran
A Fun and insightful conversation with a former marine
Today I’m interviewing one of our staff at Workforce Solutions – Southeast.
Ms. Jo Ikard is a former marine and currently assists veterans who come to our office looking for work. She began her career with Workforce Solutions in January of 2015. Continue reading “Interviewing a Workforce Veteran”
Cinco de Mayo – What is it all About?
I’ve noticed that the majority of the U.S. population mistakes Cinco de Mayo as the Mexican Day of Independence. Just to clarify, it’s not.
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