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Need Help?

Need Help?

NEED HELP? by Sheena Williams and Yoli Salazar   “Help, I need somebody!” It’s a popular song, but there are days when you truly need help. There are times when you are stuck in a place where you aren’t sure what to do. So, have you ever found yourself thinking, “I wonder if there is […]

Punctuation

Punctuation

By Yolanda L Salazar I hope you had time to take the small test we provided in Job Club Discussion #7, Punctuation on August 29, 2012. The comments were varied. Some felt it was rather easy and they felt good that they had done pretty well. Others indicated that it was more difficult than the […]

Searching for Information

Searching for Information

by Sheena Williams You Have A Question. You have a burning desire to get information. Happenstance has caused you to require the answer and by gosh, you are going to get it! Swell, you turn to the library and then you turn to the internet, and your search has yielded nothing. Not a single thing. […]

Managers and Leaders

Managers and Leaders

by Marrisa Maldonado The role of a manager and the role of a leader are often thought to go hand in hand. Many individuals think that in order to be a manager, you have to be a leader and vice versa, but the fact of the matter is that both positions have differences in their […]

Grammar Income Test

Grammar Income Test

From Ash to Ask by Sharon Rector   Understanding How Language Can Affect Your Income In the summer of 1971, I was afforded the opportunity to attend Baylor University’s Upward Bound Program as an incoming freshman. I had just graduated from high school with good grades and a great overall school record on my way […]

Social Media for the Worker

Social Media for the Worker

By Sheena Williams Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, bloggers are all social media sites. Let me reiterate, they are social media sites. If you break those three words down, it means a site that uses media for you to be social. You can share pictures, thoughts, songs, and videos to let others know what you’re doing with […]

Am I too Old to Change Careers?

Am I too Old to Change Careers?

Am I Too Old To Change Careers? You said you want to change your career at this stage of the game? Well, let me tell you that you are never too old. Today, most of us are finding ourselves having to work much longer than we ever imagined. The days of an early retirement have […]

Preparing for the Interview

Preparing for the Interview

PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW   It’s a known fact that employers hire people they like, people who they can relate to or who they seem are like them somehow. Because of this, first and foremost, be likable and create a good first impression on your interview. P E O P L E get hired — […]

Culture at Work

Culture at Work

Culture at Work Culture is at work every day and while most people think of culture as a way to distinguish their membership to an ethnic group, they seldom think of it as having an impact at their job or their interviewing process.  When you apply to a job, you are automatically giving the impression […]

Creating Your Future

Creating Your Future

Creating Your Future In creating your future, you need to learn how to choose to be the YOU you want to be! We are not our actions, because we can change our actions and still be ourselves. For the same reason, we are not our thoughts, our opinions, our beliefs or our feelings. We can […]

Ten Hints to Writing a Great Cover Letter

Ten Hints to Writing a Great Cover Letter

Ten Hints For Writing A Great Cover Letter From time to time, it becomes necessary for you to pull out your legal pad or notebook and sharpen up your rusty pencil to produce a much needed cover letter. Sometimes, it helps to write it out in long hand and then transfer it to your computer. […]

So Much Talent

So Much Talent

SO MUCH TALENT….. There is this belief that everyone who steps foot inside of a workforce center has a problem.  And I don’t mean the problem of finding a job.  I mean the social stigma of receiving a social service of any kind. Though there is no shame in getting help when you need it, […]

Who's in Charge of You?

Who’s in Charge of You?

  WHO’S IN CHARGE OF YOU? We have many ways of being ourselves. We can be outgoing or we can be quiet and shy. These are two of the many different ways we can behave. We try to act the “right” way in every situation, but sometimes we get stuck with behaviors that no longer really work for […]

Going Out And About Town

Going Out And About Town

Getting Out and About Town! It’s a small world after all, at least that’s what Disney tells us, but when you live in a small town, or you just moved to somewhere new, the world gets even tinier! You’re looking to meet people, go out, try new things, but you can’t find anyone to meet, […]

Navigating Your Contract

Navigating Your Contract

Navigating Your Contract Let me first start off by stating that this is not a legal service that will send you blissfully to the isles of Hawaii with all of the money you just made off with. Let me also say that this is not an advocation service… there’s a link for that below. These are just a […]

Be Successful At Work

Be Successful At Work

BE SUCCESSFUL AT WORK MAKING WORK “WORK” Many people are raised to think of work as a four-letter word — literally, a curse we are burdened by and forced to do. However, there are a lot of different ways you can take on the “world of work.” This message is dedicated to giving you an edge, insight and […]

The Big Think Tank

The Big Think Tank

What is the Resume Format for You?

What is the Resume Format for You?

WHAT IS THE RESUME FORMAT FOR YOU? A personal marketing package is a personʼs first introduction to a prospective employer. Therefore, it must make a great presentation. It should be accurate, neat, attractive, error-free and as professional as one wants to be perceived. This article provides the job seeker with the methodology for preparing a […]

Know What Makes You Great

Know What Makes You Great

Know What Makes You Great By Marissa Ermelinda Maldonado Searching for a good job can be time consuming and stressful and many people become discouraged when they go through numerous interviews and still turn up with no job offer in hand. One way to relieve stress is to know yourself and what makes you tick. […]

May Job Event Showcase Very Successful!

May Job Event Showcase Very Successful!

And they just kept coming and coming and coming…. “Coming to what” you ask? Almost 200 job applicants attended the May 22nd Advanced Job Search Event sponsored by Workforce Partners Management Group in conjunction with CampusJobXpress.com. This event, held at the Hampton Inn and Suites South in Waco, Texas, matched job seekers and screened applicants […]

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