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Race to the Top: The Holiday Job Search.

Q: I’ve decided to look for a new job, but everyone is telling me that this is a bad time of year to start a job search. Should I wait until after the new year? A: Overall, it is harder to find a new job during the holiday season, in large part because ...

Race to the Top: The Holidays and Your Job Search.

Q: I interviewed for a job with a company in Houston and they said I would probably hear something before Thanksgiving, but, so far, nothing. What should I do? A: Applying for a job in the fall can get a little tricky, hence the word “probably.̶ ...

Race to the Top: No Thank You Letter – No Job.

By: Lilyanne McClean Q: I just finished a series of interviews and I really want the job. What is the best thing to put in my thank you letter? A: In corporate America, your interview begins with the very first interaction with someone at the organization ...

Ask Carla: Who should I list as a job reference?.

Q: Who should I list as a job reference? I usually use my best friend, my mom and a church member and ask them to act like I worked for them, I know this isn’t what I should do. I’m pretty sure that sometimes the person calling to check the references ...

Houston Community Gets 2nd Chance.

Over 5,200 in attendance… After weeks of planning, Houston City Council Member Dwight Boykins (Dist. D), his hardworking staff and selfless volunteers pulled off his second annual 2nd Chance Job Fair at the George R. Brown Convention Center that dre ...