Jobs for Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiative

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) has received targeted funding and continues to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiative is designated to rebuild impacted cities, counties, schools and other eligible damaged property by working with government and community based organizations to identify qualifying jobs and connect qualifying dislocated workersContinue Reading

Hiring Red, White & You!

Join the Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend in partnership with Texas Medical Center for the 7th Annual Hiring Red, White, & You!  Statewide Hiring Fair to connect veterans, service members and their spouses to Texas employers.  No cost to veterans, participants or employers. November 8, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00Continue Reading

Harvey Relief Effort Lands Jobs

Hurricane Harvey brought destruction and devastation to the Coastal Bend.  A year later, Harvey brings jobs!  The Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiative is helping declared disaster counties recover.  Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend has teamed with Unique Employment Services to fill much needed jobs. “For nearly a year, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend hasContinue Reading

People and Diversity …Every Organization’s Greatest Investment

Whether you are a company of one or one thousand, each person you employ is your greatest investment.   Getting the highest rate of return on your “people” investment involves another investment—embracing diversity. Demographic trends identified by Pew Research Center include racial and ethnic diversity in the United States on a continuous rise.   By 2055, itContinue Reading

Staffing Agency Checklist

Selecting the right staffing agency is the first step to having the right personnel for your business, whether contract employees, temp-to-hire, or direct hire services are needed.   Here are the must-have features and services to look for when selecting your staffing agency: A good track record: Choosing a staffing agency with a proven track recordContinue Reading

3 Ways a Staffing Agency is Your Silver Bullet

This time of year, business owners and managers are wrapping up 2017 and looking ahead to 2018.   Throw in holidays and vacation time, and the year-end can be a frenzy as you straddle the line between the present and the future.  Look to a staffing agency to help you finish 2017 strong and meet yourContinue Reading

8 Resume Red Flags: What to Look For

Resumes are tricky—whether you are writing them, or reading them.  As a hiring manager, it is imperative that you weed through resumes to find ideal candidates.  And frankly, what a resume doesn’t say can be just as important as what it does say.   Here are eight resume red flags to look out for according toContinue Reading

Uniquely Corpus Christi

If you’ve lived in Corpus Christi, Texas for any length of time you have at least heard of Beach to Bay.  In the weeks leading up to this one-of-a-kind relay marathon, Beach to Bay was discussed at nearly every social setting.  Someone in the group would be running.  Someone had run in the past.  AndContinue Reading

Interviewing Staffing Agencies: What to Ask

So, you’re short-handed.  You might even be putting in longer hours or shuffling staff just to get the job done.  This does not seem like a convenient time to post job openings, sift through resumes, and set time aside to do phone and in-person interviews. What’s the answer?  Try a staffing agency. But which one?  SelectingContinue Reading

Is Social Media Hurting Your Job Search?

The old saying, you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, is true especially in a job search.  Social media can be a contributing factor in the decision to hire.  Employers are taking a risk when hiring a new person.  Beyond the skills and education needed for the position, employers want insightContinue Reading

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