Job Club

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Discussion 67: Being Positive

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. -Aristotle Onassis During your job search you are going to have times of doubt and worry. Things aren't comng as fast as you need them to, and you are fast getting into a bind. Those are the moments when you need to be the most positive. It is those exact moments when life seems its darkest that you need to rally your strength, your faith, and your support group around you. you won't ever see the light if you are focused on...

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Discussion 66 Alamo: Getting that Job

You know what job you want. You know that it's open, and that if you can just get your foot in the door you'll get it. Are you ready to get your foot in the door? Getting a job is not just about being qualified. It's about going above and beyond. Have you?   1. Worked on staying current?- All of the people who are interviewing for this job know the same things you do. What is setting you apart? 2. Revised your resume?- Have you tailored it to fit your new job? 3. Practiced talking about...

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Discussion 64 Alamo: The Little Things

When we look for work there are times that we are so focused on a job that we gloss over the little things that might help us land that job. Are your shoes scuffed? Did you print your resume on resume paper? Maybe a new haircut or color is in order? Do you have a thank you note ready to send to the employers? Are you keeping busy by volunteering or networking? Are you still in touch with your references?  Try checking your cover letter for any mistakes. There are so many things that could...

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Discussion 60: Faith and Adjustments

“Faith is the ability to step out into the darkness, and trust that you will either land on something solid, or you’ll learn to fly” -unknown   There are times in our lives where we lose ourselves due to the process of looking for something that we don’t have at the time. Maybe it’s a relationship, sometimes it’s a reward, and sometimes it’s money. When that happens sometimes you have to take a step back and re-evaluate what it is you want and why. What is it about this something that...

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Discussion 62 Alamo: Resume Builders

Hello! We're going to touch upon a topic that we have a lot of questions about. Building your skills. YOu may think that all the skills you have now are all you need for your job, and in some cases that might be true. But it never hurts to add another skill to your resume. Maybe they have free classes at your local library. Maybe they have a leadership seminar run by the city that you can join. There are hundreds of free events that go on throughout the year that will not only give you free...

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