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Build on current skills and interests with Lynda

December 21, 2017

Take advantage of down time between holidays this winter to build on existing hobbies and explore new learning paths.  It just may lead to a new career. makes it easy by collecting some of their most popular courses into tracks toward the mastery of skill sets.

For example, if listening to music is a hobby, you can learn more about the music industry and recording skills to parlay that interest into a job in the music field.  See what courses lead to sound engineering or songwriter:

Lynda music paths


If you’re interested in design, there are multiple paths that your interest could take you, from web design to book design to graphic design:

Design paths in Lynda


Browse other interests on Lynda and see where they take you.  If you spend just one hour per weekday starting in January teaching yourself new skills, you might be ready to try for a new entry-level position by the spring with over 60 hours of learning under your belt!

‘Tis the Season!

October 24, 2017

Whether you are between jobs, underemployed, or just looking for a side job to earn extra cash, right now is the time that retailers, delivery companies, and others are looking for extra help for the holiday season.  Take a look at these companies that are hiring:

Macy’s-Sales Associates-Hiring Event 10/26 and 10/27—1026-27-1100am-700pm-The-Shops-at-Willow-Bend/Plano/Texas/71689304?src=JB-10420

Fossil-Customer Service Representatives

Total Wine & More – Seasonal Team Member

LGSTX – Seasonal Warehouse Shipping Packer – Dallas

American Greetings – Seasonal Merchandiser

Find many other short-term assignments using the keyword “seasonal” in job websites like Indeed and SnagaJob.
Do your very best, and sometimes these temporary offers can turn in to full-time employment.  Good luck!

seasonal decor