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Nontraditional Occupations Offer New Paths to Success for Women

By Audrey Jenkins / July 12, 2016

Unprecedented career opportunities are opening up for women in the skilled trades—occupations where they have historically been underrepresented. In 2014, only 8.9% of workers in the construction industry were women, but there’s good reason for that to change.   Due to retirement and explosive growth, demand for skilled workers in industries, such as welding, HVAC and refrigeration, and electrical […]

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11 Things About Your Job That You Won't Say Out Loud

By Cally Martin / July 7, 2016

Having a perfect daily work routine is crucial for some people. Others are just lucky to make it to work on time. Either way, you’re probably guilty of having occasional thoughts of flipping desks and walking out in the middle of the day, yelling “FREEBIRD” on your way out of the building.   There’s no […]

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Why Game of Thrones is the Real Motivator in Your Life

By Cally Martin / June 28, 2016

Spoiler Alert: Don’t read any further if you haven’t watched season six and have intentions of doing so.   Like most of the world, I spent my Sunday nights watching "Game of Thrones." I don’t know about you, but after almost every episode this season I walked into work Monday morning ready to work!   […]

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The Interview Q&A Cheat Sheet

By Stephanie Gray / June 14, 2016

In part 1 of our interview cheat sheet series we showed you how to be prepared before your interview.   Now, in part 2, we give you examples of what to be prepared to answer and what you should be prepared to ask. The interviewing process has changed over the past few years with a much […]

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Sharing is Caring: How to Use Social Media for Good

By Cally Martin / June 6, 2016

We live in a culture of sharing.   This is one of the greatest shifts in technology in the last decade. Nearly everyone has some social media page or presence online with friends, family, and followers. As much as your mom loves to see you are doing well, that one girl you suffered through broadcasting […]

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No, Internet, I will NOT Quit my Job

By Cally Martin / June 2, 2016

We (yes, me included) have what I like to call “first world problems.” This millennial generation has the opportunity to throw in the towel anytime we are unhappy with something in our lives, and it seems like no big deal because there are other options out there.   I get it, internet bloggers and career […]

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The Pre-Interview Cheat Sheet

By Stephanie Gray / May 18, 2016

  Sometimes it's the simple things that get overlooked when you’re looking for a job. Our goal is to help you find a job that you love, and we want to streamline that process by helping you remember some of the things you might forget.   Below is part 1 of the Jobs2Careers interview cheat […]

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The One Thing Your Company Can do to Improve Your Life

By Cally Martin / May 11, 2016

May 11th is “Don’t Rush to Work Day”! At least here in Austin. The mayor wants you to take your time getting to work. Two months ago, on March 11, Austin was buzzing with SXSW festival goers and if that wasn’t enough, President Obama was in town, so Mayor Steve Adler told us all to […]

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How to Turn Around a Bad Morning

By Cally Martin / April 20, 2016

“My alarm didn’t go off!” Meaning you hit snooze too many times and now you’re late. You opt to skip breakfast, but spill coffee all over yourself driving to work. Then upon arrival to work you realize you forgot your computer at home. And to top it off, it’s dark and rainy making you less […]

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Day Drinking: Happy Hour is Now Every Hour

By Suong Luu / April 6, 2016

Ping-pong tourneys, bringing your dogs to work, and gym memberships are among the new standard of perks companies are offering to retain employees these days, but the latest trend is here beer and looks like it’s sticking.   More and more companies are offering alcohol as a perk to their employees; some of them during work […]

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Millennials are Greedy Because They Can Be

By Cally Martin / March 3, 2016

There are so many articles out there about millennials and how we are spoiled, inconsistent, and blah, blah, blah. Yes, we are those things, but we didn’t get that way by accident.   We’re used to getting everything we want, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that millennials want to have their cake and to […]

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Please Fill Out Relevant Experience, and Again, and Again...

By Cally Martin / February 25, 2016

The Evolution of the Job Application   People used to say the greatest invention was the wheel. Now, if you ask a young person applying for jobs what the greatest invention is, the answer would be the internet.   You used to be able to walk into a workplace and hand your resume and paper […]

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