City of Dallas Workforce Development FreshStart Employment Program

Are you ready for a FRESH START?

Were you previously incarcerated and released from prison or county jail 1 (one) year ago or longer? 
Do you have charges/arrests on your background that has become a roadblock to full-time and/or stable employment?

If …

By Marcy Bishop-Lilley
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Soaring Beyond: Donald Thomas II

Meet Donald Thomas II. Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in May of 2015 and is now an entrepreneur. 

We asked Donald some questions, advice for current students, and how UNT helped them to succeed and …

By Harlie Montez
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How To Determine What Type Of Positions To Apply To

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how veterans should figure out what industry or job they should be applying for when entering the corporate workforce for …

By Guest Contributor - WayUp
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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The Post-Interview Thank-You Email | Template Toolbox

If you’re on the job hunt and are wondering whether you really need to send a post-interview thank-you email, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them

Job searching is a grind. And the longer you’re at it, the worse it seems to get. It can be so discouraging to put yourself out there and get rejected over and over again or be met with radio silence.

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Groundwork

Groundwork

I feel the sand shift under my suit as I slide on my nametag.

The click of the time clock is in tune with my breath, and my

thoughts are quaking, under the weight of a new bottom floor

By Eric Green
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From 0 to 100: How I Found Purpose Through an Unlikely Source

From 0 to 100: How I Found Purpose Through An Unlikely Source

As I look back on what it has taken for me to get to this point in my young life, I begin to realize how much people are …

By Eric Green
Eric Green Career Coach Eric Green
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Career Advice for College Students: 5 Tips to Build a Strong Foundation

College years are all about that hustle and bustle. From attending classes and parties to tackling exams and social life, there’s little spare time on your hands.

Even so, college years are crucial for career building. It’s the right time …

By Lucy Manole - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Soaring Beyond: Anna Han

Meet Anna Han (she/her). Anna will graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education in December 2022. 

We asked Anna some questions, advice for current students, and how UNT helped them to succeed and SOAR BEYOND! 

 

When …

By Harlie Montez
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