RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "work"

Could It Be You?

By Sheena Williams   When going on an interview, we feel excitement and anxiety about the possibility of securing this great job we’ve discovered. We go there filled with confidence! We know everything about everything, and there is nothing new that is going to be shown to us! We start talking to the employer and […]

He Is Abel…

By Rachel Rudd Professionalism, Knowledge, Character… This IS Abel Rivera. Possessing an electric personality, Abel is surrounded by positive energy when he walks into a room. He has a natural ability to engage others in conversation and can easily impress with his extensive knowledge in Finance and Business Management. Looking into Abel’s history, we find […]

Design Is His Game, Victor Is His Name

By Kenya C’Mone In this day of design and graphic appeal, there comes an individual who has an extensive background in this field, from planning to invention. With over 25 years of experience in Mechanical Design, this individual earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation Design/Product Design and has a vast array of experience to offer […]

All Smiles

By Sheena Williams A Smile is a facial expression formed by flexing the muscles near both ends of the mouth and by flexing muscles throughout the mouth. In other words, it denotes that the one who does it is not only having a pleasant time, but is also a pleasant person. What if you are […]

Maintaining Your Professional Presence

By Sharon Rector “Don’t ever feel that you are the only one to ever have done something silly or said something crazy. We all do it! Yours truly… especially! I had not ever had any kind of experience in an office environment, when I accepted my first secretarial position. It was very new to me, […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Live with Intention

Steps For Landing A Job

STEPS TO LANDING A JOB THAT MAKES YOU HAPPY Article provided by   When you’re embarking on a new job search, it is very helpful to first think about the types of jobs you could be happy with. You should think about the type of company, the type of co-workers you’d like to have […]

Organizing Your Job Search

It’s a brand new year, and it’s time to clean up and organize your job search! That’s right — everything from brushing up your resume to getting all your information organized to do your resume. Need suggestions? That’s what we live for! We have outlined some simple  “no frills” ways to  get your job search […]

Putting Valentines Back In Your Budget

By Sheena Williams Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! That’s right, hearts, flowers, candy and cards!  It’s a chance to re-connect with those you love, whether you are in a relationship or not. It’s a chance to show someone that you appreciate them for being in your life and sticking it out with you through thick […]

Life Wheel

By Sheena Williams Looking at the ups and downs of last year can certainly make your head spin. All of the choices that you did or didn’t make, the chances that you did and didn’t take have all led you to the “you” that you are at this moment! What’s done is done, and it […]

Happy Anniversary WPMG

By Melvin Collins. Jr. January 1, 2013 marks the beginning of the twenty-fifth year of Workforce Partners Management Group, LLC. This company began as ADAPT Publishing Company, Inc. by Melvin Collins, Jr. and Yolanda L. Salazar to write and publish transitional and self-reflective materials. The very first book, Common Knowledge, A Clerical Reference Guide was […]