Why Taking Notes Is Important To Your Career

It happens to the best of us. After you leave school and enter the workforce, it’s easy to forget much of what you learned. Order of operations, iambic pentameter, creative writing, and quadratic equations are bits of knowledge you may think you no longer need. However, there is one school-learned skill that you should hang […]

Make It Count: Your First Contact with a Recruiter

Last week, we recommended some phone etiquette tips to use when on the job market. But there’s more to making a good first impression than just your etiquette. This week we will cover a few more issues that you should consider after you have submitted your resume. While you are waiting for that call back, […]

Phone Etiquette: It’s Not Just for the Employed

First impressions matter. This is especially true when on the job market. What you convey on your resume may be great, and it is the first step to getting a potential employer to call you. However, if you do receive the call, it is critical you immediately follow through on what your resume promises with […]

Navigate Child Safety and Your Vehicle This Summer

Last week, we discussed how your summer schedule can negatively impact your driving habits, and we suggested a few tips to keep in mind. However, your personal schedule change is not the only one affected. The majority of children and adolescents across the country are out of school and enjoying the season. Whether it be […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Hurricane Season Preparedness

Last week, Tropical Storm Cindy reminded all of the Gulf Coast that Hurricane Season has begun! Houston made it through the storm with only some rain, a few clouds, and a windy day. However, it was a good notice that we should all be aware and prepared during this time. According to The Weather Channel, […]

Keeping It Professional When On the Job Market

When searching for a job, it is easy to feel frustrated with the process. You find yourself falling in love with the ideal position to which you submit a perfectly tailored application, only to find out the company selects another candidate. Dealing with this cycle of setbacks is one of the many challenges of job […]