7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas

Career Trend

” Rob, and I uprooted our lives in Kansas City, MO, to relocate to a tiny town in North Texas, in a community called, Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma. The post 7 Things I’ve Gained (and Lost) During 7 Years Living In Texas appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. In 2011, my husband, “Capt.”

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Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, Texas Judge Amos L. ” To keep reading, click here: Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule. The post Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule appeared first on Evil HR Lady The Obama Administration made sweeping changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which changed the threshold for salary “exemption” from $23,000 per year to $47,476 per year ($913 per week). Mazzant III blocked the implementation of this law.

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Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Howdy from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Tweet Guest blog written by Iben Larsen, who is a cultural anthropologist and MA in Media Science, based in Copenhagen.

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Harvesting Our Dreams in North Texas

Career Trend

Pelican’s Landing is hoisted above a sprawling sailboat marina one and a half miles […] The post Harvesting Our Dreams in North Texas appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas

The Undercover Recruiter

The post 5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas appeared first on The Startup Magazine. Real Estate home loan mortgage Property Real estate TexasOutgrown your current home? Need to move to a new location due to a promotion at work?

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Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S.

Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should


The game between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas is hosted each year on a neutral field called the Cotton Bowl, home of the Texas State Fair. The OU/Texas game ended in my family’s favor on Saturday, and my first game was an experience like no other.

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5 P's of Blogging


Tags: 5 Ps of Blogging , blog , blogger , blogging , corporate blogging , marketing , personal brand , personal branding , typepad , wordpress Last week I presented to a group of Restaurant Human Resources Professionals as part of the People Report Summer Camp Symposium in Dallas, Texas.

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Lessons from the Van Cliburn Winners

Learning Voyager

Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

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Here’s Why You Should Visit El Paso On Your Next Trip

Ms. Career Girl

El Paso, Texas is located on the border of Mexico and the Mexican city of Juarez. It also shares a border with the state of New Mexico and is the westernmost city in Texas. There are three popular ways to get to El Paso, Texas.

Deepening Our Roots on the Shores of Lake Texoma

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter And so it goes, Rob and I have moved into our new home, but this time, we are rooting ourselves into this small lake town called Gordonville, in Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma, Texas.

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Sometimes Life Is Good When You Allow It to Be

Career Trend

Add to that, I live in view of a 90,000-acre lake in North Texas, and I have the luxury of a couple hundred yard commute […]. Yesterday, for a short while, I felt a little glum for no particular reason. The sun was shining, and the temps rose to nearly 70 degrees at Lake Texoma.

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Deepening Our Roots on the Shores of Lake Texoma

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter And so it goes, Rob and I have moved into our new home, but this time, we are rooting ourselves into this small lake town called Gordonville, in Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma, Texas.

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The Phone Interview


For example, perhaps a company based in Ohio is looking for a sales representative in Texas. What It Is and Why It’s Used A phone interview is primarily used as a screening tool when either party is not local. Or, you are in Florida and planning to relocate to California. The majority of the time, […] The post The Phone Interview appeared first on WorkAlpha. Interview Interview Tips Phone Interview

Dual Enrollment Students More Likely to Attend, Graduate From College

Resume Bear

High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF).

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of San Angelo, Texas. “Always and never are two words you should. always remember never to use.” ” – Wendell Johnson. Always is a long, long, long time. And Never has simply never happened. So, too, are they in life.

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Why Some Remote Jobs are Location-Specific

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re probably not surprised to learn that California, Texas, and New York boasted the highest number of telecommuting. The idea of working from anywhere at anytime is proving to be popular not just by employees, but by employers too.

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The Secrets to Relocation For Business and Work


Two weeks ago my family and I made the move to Austin, Texas. I purchased a coworking space in Austin we just launched called Duo Works. At present, I’m living in a sea of moving boxes. We have. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Life Duo Works life moving relocation

Men Are Sneaking Into an All-Female Wonder Woman Screening


Some guys are so offended that the Alamo Drafthouse in Texas is hosting a Wonder Woman screening just for girls and women that they’re planning to sneak in. Others have stormed comment sections and social media to ensure that everyone understand how unjust this is. A screening just for women? With no men? Unfair! Some […] Source. HR sexism wonder woman

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Gilberto of Arlington, Texas. “What the lion cannot manage to do, the fox often can.” ” – German Proverb. At work, as elsewhere, the size of the negotiator does not determine the success of the negotiation.

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Four of America’s Favorite Organic Restaurants

Ms. Career Girl

The Green Ingredient: El Paso, Texas. They say everything is bigger in Texas, and this rings true for The Green Ingredient’s passion to aid people in making healthier eating decisions. This article was originally published on WakingUpWild.

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Announcing the Workplace Masters Institute


Workplace Masters Institute is a national center for Leadership, Recruiting, and HR Training Based in Austin, Texas Who I’m Partnering With The Workplace Masters Institute is a joint venture of Jessica […] Source. Workplace Masters Institute has just launched. It’s part of my larger mission on providing resources, community, and development for HR, recruiting and workplace leaders.

Non-Traditional Healthcare Careers

Ms. Career Girl

Washington, California, Massachusetts, Illinois and Texas are all states where nursing is currently thriving. The healthcare industry is a consistently growing field for more than just medical professionals.

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How the Top Tech Companies Compare for Salary, Benefits, Job Satisfaction and More

Career Solvers

Most common schools hired from: Stanford, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Rice University, University of Washington, Santa Clara University, University of Texas.

Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom

Ms. Career Girl

UpSpring was founded by three female entrepreneurs in 2005 and based in Austin, Texas. My first job was delivering newspapers at age 11 in Indiana. This meant getting up every day at the crack of dawn and delivering papers in rain, snow, sleet and shine.

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Critical Thinking Strategies to Impress Employers with Jeff Kavanaugh

Competitive Resumes

He is also an adjunct professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is also an adjunct professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Graduates undervalue communication and critical thinking. Employers want more of it.

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

Career Trend

Replete with change, our recent Texas transition has dogged us with new challenges. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hat tip to Dawn Bugni for inspiring the title to this post! Enveloped by mesquite trees and a sprawling yard, our resort home would seem to afford our beloved Louie – a 15-year-old miniature pinscher, free range. However, this [.] Related posts: Ignite Your Job Search By Minimizing Social Media By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Many myths are actually truths, and the.

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Curiosity and Your Career

Career Trend

’ That is why life in rural Gordonville, Texas, fits. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I adore ‘quiet spaces.’ Nestled amidst horses, dogs, cats and goats and located less than two miles from our sailboat and luxurious Lake Texoma, my husband Rob and I live contentedly. During morning porch- and coffee-time, our neighbor’s cat, “Tom,” trots over to [.]

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The Rigors and Joy of Career and Life Change

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The picture above of the wraparound porch just off of our master suite is one of many reasons Rob and I chose to move to this Lake Texoma, Texas, hideaway. Located in a small town called Gordonville, just 60 miles north of Dallas, the community is dubbed Sherwood Shores and originally was platted [.]

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The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

HR Capitalist

Alabama is playing at Texas A&M. Texas A&M scores and is kicking off, and IF they recover an onside kick, they could throw a hail mary with 5 seconds left to tie it, etc. I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up.

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Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

When we moved to our retirement home in Texas, I got first dibs on what room to use for my office. My desk is a Texas ranger desk-it’s huge and it was a gift from my husband to celebrate my first sale to Harlequin Books. Last month I showed you where I write my books.

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Top Spa’s For a Relaxing Work Free Break

Ms. Career Girl

Lake Austin Spa Resort , Texas. Escape to the Texas countryside and reside in the stunning Lake Austin spa resort! The post Top Spa’s For a Relaxing Work Free Break appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Sometimes the idea of doing nothing seems ever so appealing.

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Confidence Building and Your Career

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Initial Storms of Change This year’s Texas. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Cherry Woodburn for a story in her inaugural Confidence Chronicles | True Stories of Becoming Strong series this week. Woodburn, a brilliant storyteller, uses stories to engage the audience. According to her website, she’s also been known to ‘rock the house’ with her energetic [.]

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Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend

Ms. Career Girl

Austin, Texas. Let’s end on a musical note: Austin, Texas, has an incredible live music scene. The post Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Career Choices and Occupational Health: Let’s Honor Workers Memorial Day

Career Key

At least two tragic reminders of workplace safety’s importance have occurred in the last week, the deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion and just today, the factory collapse killing over 87 garment workers in Bangladesh. For more information: Texas Explosion Seen as Sign of Weak U.S.

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Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

The Authentic Buzz of Employee Engagement and Recognition

David Zinger

Here is a copy of the slides I used to present at the RPI (Recognition Professionals International) Conference in San Antonio Texas on May 1: RPI Authentic Buzz Presentation.

Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter This year’s Texas drought has been an interesting contrast to last year’s Missouri floods. Following our move from rain-drenched Kansas City to stormy and windy Lake Texoma in May 2011, our initial concern was that we’d moved to a too-gusty location. Yes, you can have ‘too much’ wind for sailing – at [.] Related posts: Mid-Year Job-Search Checkup: Get Your Juices Flowing!

The Messy Nature of Creativity

Ms. Career Girl

He has been a Professor of Interaction and Industrial Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, the Center for Design Studies of Monterrey, Mexico, and Malmö University, Sweden.

2018 153

11 Summer Reads to Add to Your Beach Bag

Ms. Career Girl

Thirty-year-old Vivienne Cally was orphaned as a child and raised by a cold but regal aunt but her family name is a wealthy one, which is of some importance in Texas tradition. This Texas love story will speak to anyone who has ever struggled to find his or her way in life and in love.

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