Greatest Lessons Learned at First Jobs This thought piece will leave you reflecting on your experience from your first job, the lessons that you learned, and what you have carried with you. For inexperienced or first time workers, it is a great article that gives some insight into some of the valuable lessons you will learn during the course of your employment. This article from PopSugar written by Ashley Paige, gives some insight on the greatest lessons she and her co-workers learned in their first jobs.
Texas Workforce Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Givens DATE: September 17, 2015 PHONE: 512-463-8556 $48.5 Million Now Available to Texas Employers for Employee Training TWC marks 20 years of Skills Development Fund job-training grants AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) this month announced the availability of $48.5 million in job-training funding from the Texas Legislature for Skills Development Fund grants during the 2016-17 biennium. This year marks 20 years of the Skills Development Fund customized training opportunities […]
8 Common Mistakes Older Job Seekers Make The job search process can be rough, especially if you have not been pursuing for a job in several years. The little things that employers are looking for has changed. Have you changed with them? Are you using an Outdated Email Account like AOL or YAHOO? Do you have a Digital Presence such as LinkedIn or another social media profile? Is your Resume too long? Are you waiting for the Perfect Job? This […]
The Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley Adult Education Training Program has open enrollment for their classes year around in all 7 counties. Classes are at no charge (FREE)! These classes are designed to help you train and educate yourself for a job or a better job or advance your skill level to help you achieve a GED, learn English, or take a class to prepare you for success in College. Some classes also allow you to work on your adult education while learning welding, […]
Tips for Negotiating a Higher Salary The conversation about salary can be a challenging one to have with a potential employer, but is one that must be discussed during the hiring process. “Since job requirements vary from employer to employer, you never want to walk in with a set number in mind of what the job should pay. What’s important is that you know what you are willing to accept.” This article from AARP written by Kerry Hannon, discusses great […]