Houston History

The town of Houston was founded in 1836 by brothers John and Augustus Allen, a couple of real estate promoters from New York. Named for Sam Houston, hero of the Battle of San Jacinto and the first elected president of the Republic of Texas, the town was incorporated in 1837. That same year, it became

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Career Jobs In Education

career in education is one of the most rewarding careers if you have the knack for it. A career in the field of education requires certain skills for one to be considered an effective teacher. A teacher should also be able to motivate students and understand their educational and emotional needs. You must be able

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Become More Efficient.. Get Organized

To get more done, here’s what you will need to do: Avoid interruption: If possible, leave your phone on voice mail during times you have scheduled to work on projects. If you have a private office, close your door. You might even place a sign saying something like “Hard at Work: Please Come Back Later.”

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How To Make Your Corporate Event a Success

Corporate events serve many purposes. They can be educational. They can be used for team building. They can even be used as rewards or ways to honor really good work that has been done (or continues to be done). There are just as many ways to throw a corporate event as there are reasons to

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Marketing A Shiny New You

To employers, you are a product–just like Nike running shoes or a Kate Spade handbag. And, just like any good retailer, you should market yourself by shouting your best attributes from the rooftops. The way to do that is to network pro-actively, follow-up with a vengeance and never give up until you find the marketing

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Your Recruiting Process

Many organizations find themselves in an interesting trap. They know that they need to hire someone, so they post the position in the local paper and call a recruiter. They interview applicants and choose the most promising prospect for the job.

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Resume Writing Tips

Keep it concise. Employers have lots to do, so don’t make the mistake of asking them to read through an unnecessarily long resume. A long, wordy resume will put off someone who is already short on time. Resumes should be one page, if possible, and two if absolutely necessary to describe relevant work experience. A

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5 Tips for Preparing Your Elevator Pitch

In most interviews, you have to be prepared for a 30-minute to an hour-long conversation with a hiring manager. What if you have less than 5 minutes to convince a hiring employer that you are the most qualified candidate? You may want to start practicing your elevator pitch, in case you get caught in an

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