Round-Up Time!

JoAnn KawamotoThis year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is set for March 3-22. The official website can be found at

For those new to the Gulf Coast region, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, one of the largest rodeos in the world, is a charitable organization encouraging and promoting the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs. They also promote and maintain research and educational functions in the livestock industry.

The RodeoHouston division showcases the largest indoor rodeo in the world, offering a purse of more than $2 million and inviting only the most skilled cowboys/cowgirls to compete. NRG Stadium, the home of RodeoHouston, is the only stadium of its kind, built specifically for rodeo and football. This is Texas after all! Can you blame us?
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Concerned About Employment Gaps?


Weekly I encounter job seekers concerned about explaining employment gaps to prospective employers. Some of the most common reasons for employment gaps are laid off, taking time off to have a baby, caring for an elderly parent, a disability, or incarceration. There are some reasons that are looked upon more favorably than others but whatever the reason, don’t overlook this potential barrier to employment and address it wisely. Continue reading “Concerned About Employment Gaps?”