San Antonio residents take advantage of Train for Jobs SA program
San Antonio – The City of San Antonio is seeing positive results behind Train for Jobs SA, its COVID-19 workforce recovery program. Restore Education is a non-profit organization and is one of many partnering with the city to make re-entering the workforce during the pandemic a reality. On Saturday, the organization held a drive-thru graduation for those getting their GED, and for those who participated in their career training program. Ad“Like administrative assistant or certified nurse’s program to IT training,” Rhodes said. “Not to mention the pandemic but pursuing their education during this time to support their families, they have overcome some major obstacles,” Rhodes said.
José Feliciano wishes you "Feliz Navidad"
José Feliciano wishes you "Feliz Navidad" From a career that has lasted more than half a century, singer and guitar virtuoso José Feliciano is perhaps best known for his timeless Christmas classic, "Feliz Navidad" – though it wasn't immediately a hit upon its release 50 years ago. "Sunday Morning" contributor Kelefa Sanneh talked with the 75-year-old Feliciano about the battles and blessings of growing up blind, and how finding his musical voice became his greatest joy.cbsnews.com
Millions of Americans have strongly considered changing career paths during pandemic, study says
A new study from studyfinds.org shows more than half of Americans between 18 and 35-years-old have strongly considered a career change due to coronavirus lockdowns. A majority of those wanting to change career paths are from states like California, Arizona, Illinois and Texas. Experts say it’s because the current situation has made people want to pursue a career that is more fulfilling. The study shows 53% of Americans are looking for a full-time job that is completely remote. Experts say one of the most successful career changes has been to a skilled trade because the demand for skilled technicians is high.
What’s Up South Texas!: RN helps people regain identities through tattoo removal program
SAN ANTONIO – A local registered nurse has transformed her passion of helping others in the emergency room to helping people through her non-profit tattoo removal program. “The side effect was that it caused a burn, but it healed without a scar but I could scar,” Kent said. Kent said depending on the tattoo, it varies as far as how many treatments it takes to have a tattoo completely removed. “It is a fading process,” Kent said. It’s nice.”Kent said the biggest reward she gets is knowing she has help start the change in someone’s life.
Madison’s Jillian Martinez ready for transition to UCLA soccer
Madison’s Jillian Martinez ready for transition to UCLA soccerPublished: June 1, 2020, 12:47 amAfter an impressive high school career with the Madison Mavericks, graduating senior Jillian Martinez is training hard to take the next step next season as a freshman at UCLA.