Posts Tagged 'training'

Higher Education vs. Apprenticeships

Diego Trevino“There are many ways to brew coffee.” When preparing for your dream job, you will find a variety of ways to gain the skills necessary, just like there are a variety of ways to brew your morning cup. The services Workforce Solutions offers can provide several of these ways in the form of training for and obtaining these skills. We have partners all over the 13-county Gulf Coast region who strive to make sure their customers (or students) reach their educational goals. Continue reading ‘Higher Education vs. Apprenticeships’

What to do This Year?

It’s the first Monday of 2017 – have you been thinking about doing some different job search activities for this new year? Attending networking events is a great way to get back into your job search for the New Year. Many job seekers find them helpful and a great way to meet people who are willing to encourage them to continue with their job search. Or, how about checking out what your local library has to offer? Libraries are a wonderful source for your job search needs. Let’s look at both of these options. Continue reading ‘What to do This Year?’

Tell it Like it is

Carolyn KinardThe interview can be a very stressful experience for applicants, particularly for ex-offenders. This is true because employers tend to view criminal records as negatives when considering applicants for employment. They feel comfortable when hiring workers with no criminal records and are reluctant to gamble when it involves trust and dependability issues. Continue reading ‘Tell it Like it is’

On The Job Training

Diego TrevinoThe Best Employer Invention Since Sliced Bread An apprentice learning under a master is one of the oldest forms of training in the history of the subject. Also, one-on-one training is one of the fastest ways to learn or teach a new skill. Workforce Solutions is now providing resources to allow you to hire talent and train them the way you want them to be trained. Continue reading ‘On The Job Training’

Employee Appreciation Day

Carolyn KennardI love the month of March because on the first Friday in March every year, bosses and supervisors in the United States show their workers/staff how much they’re appreciated. Continue reading ‘Employee Appreciation Day’

The Gift of Grants

DiegoNobody can have too many skills. Building or updating your skill-sets may be exactly what’s needed to make you more attractive to employers. Continue reading ‘The Gift of Grants’

Job Market Lessons From Mom

CorneliusWhen thinking about Mother’s Day, most of us reflect on the things our mothers have done for us over the years and the sacrifices they’ve made to help us become who we are today. But how does that relate to employment? Continue reading ‘Job Market Lessons From Mom’