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4 Tips to Help Your Job Search

Job searching can be an emotionally draining and time consuming experience. Getting rejection emails, phone calls or even no reply at all can wear down even the most optimistic job seeker. If you are just beginning the job hunt or have been searching for a long time, keeping in a productive frame of mind can be a challenge. The following is a list of tips and tricks that can be a helpful change of pace for the job search. Set specific work time Online applications can take hours to Continue Reading >

Kickstarting STEM in Austin High Schools with Velocity

We are a month into this year’s Velocity programming and everyone is off to a great start. We have three projects happening at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, with students working on everything from Solar Design to self-irrigating gardens! And did you know we’re blogging about our process over at the State Farm Youth Advisory Board? We’re proud to be a recipient of their youth-led service-learning project grants for one of our Velocity Prep projects this summer, and to keep Continue Reading >

#AmplifyATX with Skillpoint!

  To Amplify or not to Amplify? That is the question. We at Skillpoint Alliance strive every day to amplify our Austin community. Since 1994 more than 135,000 Texans have been impacted by Skillpoint Alliance. 135,000 is not just a number. That number represents moms and dads, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, grandmas and grandpas, nieces and nephews, sons and daughters and friends and neighbors. By providing efficient and effective programs, our students excel beyond their Continue Reading >