Category Archives: Career Development

Partnership Highlights: mpowered

Mi Casa and mpowered have been partnering for almost four years to advance the economic success of our community, and we would like to share more about our partnership with the rest of our community. Who is mpowered? “mpowered is a … Continue reading

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Meet our Support Specialist, Theresa Hayes

A Denver native, Theresa has brought both expertise and enthusiasm to the Mi Casa Career Team.  Learn about her love of travel and her passion for community development—plus her favorite local pizza joint! How did you first hear about Mi … Continue reading

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Mona's Story

Before attending Mi Casa’s Customer Service career training, Mona – a single mother of a son with a disability – was struggling to make ends meet. Unable to work due to the amount of care and handful of weekly doctor … Continue reading

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Meet our Career Development Trainer!

Meet our Career Development Trainer, Alana!  Alana brings great experience as both a teacher and a former staffing agency recruiter, making her the perfect person to guide our career participants through classroom training in technical skills, job readiness and professional development. … Continue reading

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Faby's Story: From Construction Worker to Sales Rep

Fabiola (Faby) Gonzalez used to work in construction. The physical nature of the work was a challenge and working outside in the heat and cold wasn’t ideal, but she was grateful to be employed. It allowed her to be independent … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Rael: Director of Talent Acquisition

Mi Casa TalentSource Director Joe Rael is far from new when it comes to starting staffing agencies from the ground up, which makes him just the person to head Mi Casa’s new social enterprise venture. “Joe has hit the ground … Continue reading

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Community's Help Needed to Ensure Financial Health

After 30 years of helping others start businesses, Mi Casa is taking our own advice! Declining government funding coupled with a growing need for services led Mi Casa to search for a way to generate more of its own income … Continue reading

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How to Job Search Effectively

Job searching can be overwhelming. But understanding how to create effective resumes and cover letters, as well as where to search for jobs, can make the job search process much easier. Resumes The first step in a job search is … Continue reading

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2014 GED Exam Changes Mean Test Takers Should Hurry Up!

The GED will change drastically in January 2014, shifting from paper and pen to computer-based testing and adding an increased focus on writing and content analysis. Those who have partially completed the five GED tests must finish before December 31 … Continue reading

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Bilingual Bank Telling Opens World of Opportunity for Career Success

Bilingual Bank Telling is one of the few career fields that offers opportunities and the training needed to advance professionally without a college degree. And Colorado’s growing Latino population means Spanish speaking bank tellers are in high demand. Need for … Continue reading

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