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February Magazine 2013

February Magazine 2013

Job Fair and Showcase A Hit!!

Job Fair and Showcase A Hit!!

By Melvin Collins, Jr.   The Job Fair and Showcase for February, “My Heart Is Set On A Job,” was a huge hit with employers and job seekers alike at The Red Men Museum sponsored by The Heart Of Texas Workforce Solutions Center in Waco, Texas. The setting was plain and elegantly simple, the employers […]

Watching The Weather

Watching The Weather

by Sheena Williams “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers.” However, before we can get to the flowers, we need to get through the wind and the showers! Spring is in the air, but so are storm clouds, high winds, and tornadoes.  So, to make sure that you and yours are safe this […]

What It Takes to Handle Change With Grace and Ease

What It Takes to Handle Change With Grace and Ease

Excerpt from Life Transitions, Managing Change Creating Your Future It has been said the path to your greatest personal growth is through your problems. You are invited to embrace your problems for unless you have them, they will have you. There’s a huge difference between the two. You will always have problems. Life is a […]

Discussion 33: Interviewing Continutation

This is the question we ask you all to answer last week in Discussion 32: Of the following five behaviors that candidates exhibit during a job interview, what do you believe is the one behavior most interviewers find unforgivable? 1. Poor personal appearance/hygiene 2. Overemphasis on money 3. Failure to look at interviewer while interviewing […]

Whataburger

Whataburger

With open ears, we hear the need for jobs.   Our subscribers are looking for jobs with benefits  and jobs with a future. During our exploration of available opportunities, one such company has come into the spotlight…   Careers at Whataburger Whataburger® began in 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened a tiny burger stand in Corpus […]

Fedex

Fedex

10 Ways To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

10 Ways To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

February 9, 2012 By Natalia Hundreds of resumes are flooding into many hiring and HR managers. So how do you get someone’s attention? Does your cover letter “kill” or get thrown in the “b” pile? Many of your comments indicate that some of you think that using a cover letter is a relic of the […]

Customer Service

Customer Service

By Sheena Williams When most people think of customer service they think of sweating away in a fast food restaurant or maybe sitting on the phone in a cubicle eating Cheetos. That could not be further from the truth! Customer service is exactly what it sounds like, providing service for customers. When you walk into […]

Discussion 32: And The Most Important Interviewing Skill Is?

With last week’s topic still in our thoughts we would like to continue the discussion. An important question to ask ourselves: What is important to the employer during an interview? We prepare ourselves for the questions we will be asked during an interview but we don’t always know if and how we went wrong. Have […]

Discusssion 31: Dressing for success!

Are you really ready for a job? We tell ourselves that we are ready to work, and that we will do anything to get the job of our dreams. We study up on new technology. We brush up on our interview skills and practice in front of a mirror. Although, when the time comes to interview our […]

Waco Center For Youth

Waco Center For Youth

                                                                                             

Whataburger

Whataburger

With open ears, we hear the need for jobs. Our subscribers are looking for jobs with benefits  and jobs with a future. During our exploration of available opportunities, one such company has come into the spotlight… Careers at Whataburger Whataburger® began in 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened a tiny burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas. […]

Discussion 30: Job Event and Showcase

As we work on finding employers for you to apply to for employment, check your resumes and update your Work In Texas Profile. We would like to give you material that is thought-provoking. The following is for you to think about and check if you are taking the right approach for yourself. We do not […]

Do I Wait Till My Ship or the Lotto?

Do I Wait Till My Ship or the Lotto?

by robert@mypastdoesnotequalmyfuture.org “Nothing creates more unhappiness than failed expectations…Expectations are an attempt to control the future. ~Deepak Chopra I knew this person who would condition positive statements of his future with the phrase, “When my ship comes in.”  It would not matter what the experience was, a new job, new car or a new house.  All good things were contingent […]

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