Skill Types

DavidThis 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”

Skills Evaluation

DavidSkills – 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”

Cinco de Mayo: Toasting Success

DavidCinco de Mayo, Spanish for the 5th of May, is not Mexico’s Independence Day! It is actually a celebration of Mexican heritage. This day remembers a battle in 1862 where an outnumbered Mexican militia defeated the well-armed French soldiers at the city of Puebla in Mexico1. Since it is perhaps celebrated more in the southwestern United States than even Mexico, I thought I would take the time to spotlight two individuals of Mexican heritage who, through hard work and determination, found success in the Houston area.
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