Job searching is a stressful season at any period of your professional career. Being well prepared and supported has been the key factor in my personal and professional life. With a plan and purpose, you are bound to find an opportunity. Below are five tips that job seekers can use to ensure they are well prepared to present their best selves to a potential employer. Continue reading “Preparation Tips to Win Over the Employer”
Labor Day 2018
Labor Day is a yearly celebration of social and economic accomplishments made by America’s workers. The day recognizes the labor force’s great contributions to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Beginning in 1885, local governments began recognizing their efforts by passing city ordinances. However, it was not until June 28, 1894 that Congress officially established the first Monday of every September as Labor Day. To this day, many people challenge who was the founding father of the holiday; I will leave that open for debate. Continue reading “Labor Day 2018”
Here we are right in the middle of the holiday season. During the time in and around Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, there might be a “lull” of activity for most businesses. Frankly, that is my favorite time of year. There is NO traffic, work is not quite as busy and it’s just plain quiet with less people inside the office. Continue reading “Happy Holidays?”
Back to Reality
Now that the NFL Super Bowl is over, the citizens of Houston are returning to their normal lifestyles, which means managing the realities of life without the fun and excitement of celebrities and fun activities associated with the big game.
Many are anticipating an uncertain future due to a pending job layoff. It’s a known fact that the job hunting process can be an unpleasant experience for those who are not prepared to deal with it.