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Jack Of All Trades Personnel Services

Jack Of All Trades Personnel Services – a dedication to the growth and productivity of our clients and their people. It is very evident that a company is made by its people. Every business depends on its people for success. This makes hiring a crucial part of your company’s operations. This is also where we come into […]

Let Spherion Help You Find Your Dream Job

Your Dream Job is Out There … Let Spherion Help You Find It! At Spherion®, we believe a job is more than just a means to pay the bills—it is a creative outlet for people to apply their skills and talents to something that’s bigger; something that is both challenging and rewarding. The right job […]

Discussion 34: What are you looking for?

Most people are looking for work because they are in need of money. Many people look for a job because they want to explore new experiences and find themselves. Some people look for a certain type of job because its fashionable (i.e. interior decorating. photography, etc.) Reality is that an individual needs to look for a job that fits their individual personality, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Discussion 29: We Support Our Job Seekers!

As you know, we are constantly looking for ways to assist you in your efforts to find work. We would first like to remind you of the many services that Workforce Solutions could provide you with, including the following: Universal (core) Services for individuals seeking assistance in their job search, e.g., outreach, intake, and an […]

Discussion 28: Help us find employers!

We continue to attempt to help everyone find employment, so, remember there is a Food Service Job Fair Thursday, January 24th at the Waco Workforce Center from 9 to 12 noon. This job fair includes manager positions. Please plan to attend to explore all opportunities plus it is good practice. On February 13th, 2013, get […]

Discussion 27: Available Jobs

These are jobs that have come up in WorkinTexas in the last week. If you are interested in any of these positions, let us know so that we can start screening you for them. Make sure your WorkInTexas is up-to-date, then, we can schedule a time for you to come in and discuss the position. […]

Discussion 26: News, Updates, and Questions

Attention All Subscribers: We are pleased to announce that Washington has passed the unemployment extension which should go through December 2013. However, if you have been listening to the news, you will take note that the news media is alluding to the fact that there could be a glitch coming in about 60 to 90 […]

Discussion 25: UI (Un-employment Insurance) Questions

Hello, We hope that you all had a happy holiday and a happy new year! The discussion is late today, because we are trying to see what is going to happen with your UI benefits. We have heard the vote, but we are now waiting to see what the response for Texas will be. Are […]

Discussion 24: New Job Resolutions

Hello, our discussion is late this week due to the holidays, don’t worry participation will be counted as normal! A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. A key element to a New Year’s Resolution that sets it apart from other resolutions is that it […]

Discussion 23: Happy Holidays

To start this discussion we would like to give the most up to date answer we have received regarding UI Benefits from the Heart Of Texas Workforce Center:”You can still make your payment request on your scheduled day even if that day is the 29th , 30th, or 31st.”We want to be sure you understand […]

Discussion 22: UI Benefits and More

Below you will find a notice from the Texas Workforce Commission. This notice is to inform you of the latest information available on UI benefits. Please read it carefully. If you have any questions, just ask! Here’s the link: We have UI Specialists monitoring the Job Club. They will research your questions and will post […]

Discussion 21: Attitude of Gratitude

This is a story we could all learn a lesson from!     Gratitude Napkins by Robert Williams Frank’s Diner was once an energized, thriving business, a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike in the scenic New England town of York Beach, Maine. But when the economy hit a brick wall, Frank found it more […]

Discussion 20: Upcoming Job Event

Hello everyone! As we promised, we will be holding a Job Fair on December 13th. It will be public so anyone can attend. Some of you, however, will be receiving special referrals via email so be sure to keep an eye on your email on an at least weekly basis. We will be holding this […]

Discussion 19: Playing your hand?

This is Melvin. First let me say Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Campusjobxpress and the Heart Of Texas Workforce Solutions Centers. I would like for you to reflect on all the good things that have come your way and the great possibilities of the future. Some of you have allowed doubt to creep […]