Category Archives: Employment

Lockhart Librarian Sees Constant Use and Job Hiring with New Computers

New computers at the Lockhart Public Library “have been used nonstop,” according to Director of Library Services Bertha Martinez. “The word is getting out,” she said. In particular, the Americans With Disabilities Act configured system and desk have been in … Continue reading

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New Computers Bring Shorter Lines and More Users to Madison County Library

Madison County Library Director Veronica Grooms has seen several positive changes since the library received new computers last summer. “The waiting list is down, a lot,” she said in a recent interview.

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Voices From the Lab: Socorro’s Work Ethic

Socorro rarely misses a day of Technology For All’s (TFA) computer class in Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center. She’s also never missed a day of work; a trait she got from her industrious father. “He’d say, ‘God is giving you that … Continue reading

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Johnson City Library — Broadband Benefits in Unexpected Ways

Johnson City Public Library Director Maggie Goodman says new computers and software at the library are making life easier for local residents, in both expected and unexpected ways. Some of the tasks where librarians have seen increased use by library … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: The Roughneck and the Specialist

Technology For All’s Program Specialist Ken remembers the day he met the “roughneck”. “Roughneck”, a slang term for manual labor, is most associated with oil rigs. Houston is also associated with oil rigs thanks to the Port of Houston, the … Continue reading

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Opening the Door to a New World

Sometimes, you walk through a door and think you know what’s on the other side. For recent Bastrop area resident Linda Farrell, crossing the Bastrop Public Library threshold and starting computer training classes has opened new worlds of job opportunities, … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: From Barrier to Bridge – Finding a Job in 2012

If you were asked, “What do you need to find a job in 2012?” you might respond with: experience, an education, a referral from a current employee at that company, a strong resume, or a nice outfit. Would you mention … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: Casa Marianella

Casa Marianella opened its doors on January 6, 1986 to refugees fleeing war and persecution from Latin America.  An astounding 26 years later, Casa continues to serve people from all of Latin America, and have added those from Africa and … Continue reading

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New Computers Bring “Night and Day” Difference to Navasota Library

New computers at the Navasota Public Library are making a “night and day” difference in customer experiences and increasing the number of patrons using the library, according to Library Director Cheryl Franklin.

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Culinary Arts + Computers = Recipe for Employment

Every day, millions of Americans log into online job sites, press the submit button, and hope their carefully crafted resumes, cover letters and applications will result in an interview. As hard as it is to wake up every day and … Continue reading

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