Starting a new job can be an exciting and testing time. It’s the start of a new learning experience but it is also a trial period for you and your new employer. The first 30 days of employment is your opportunity to showcase your skills and give your employer an idea of your work style and ethics. These first 30 days can be the difference between being successful or not at your new job. Here are some important things you should and shouldn’t do during your first 30 days of employment.
Did you know that Dean’s Professional Services utilizes their partnerships to help you further your education? These are some of the certifications that you can obtain to be eligible for some of our open positions within Healthcare and Hospitality.
Many people have different definitions of what professional success and growth means to them. To some, success may mean a healthy work life balance, and to others it may mean getting a higher paying position. The truth of the matter is there is no one-size fits all definition of success, everyone has different types of goals that they want to reach. Here is a brief step by step guide on the essentials of setting up your professional path so that you can achieve your goals.
DPS in partnership with CHI St. Luke’s Blood Donor Center is hosting their first Blood Drive to kick 2018 off in the best way possible, by helping others. If you’re a member of the Houston community and would like to sign up to donate blood on January 31st you can see more details and RSVP here! If you’re a first-time blood donor, it may be scary not knowing what to expect but being prepared and educated is the key to a successful donation. Here is what you can expect prior, during and after your blood donation...
Working as part of a team is essential to finding success within any company regardless of its size. Every team mate makes a big impact on the big picture whether they are part of a 2 person team or a 30 person team. The success of every team depends on the caliber of the team members that compose it and how well they collaborate with their teammates. Here are some tips to get you on the right path to team player success.
Burnout. We’ve all heard of it, one way or another. Maybe you know someone that is going through it or you are experiencing it yourself. It usually feels like an emptiness in your life, a lack of motivation, and having no desire to wake up in the morning and go to work. A series of bad days that seem to never end. It’s not a place anyone wants to be in but there is hope. Whether you are going through it or recovering from it, burnout can be beat! Here’s how to start fighting back...
Flu season like many other viruses can be unpredictable and hard to forecast. You know when to expect it but not necessarily the severity of it. Some medical facilities may find themselves off guard and under-prepared but there are different steps that can be taken to prepare staff and patients for the arrival of the flu season.
Long gone are the sweet days of summer. With back to school season in full effect, it’s not only kids who usually start a new schedule. Parents and non-parents alike can feel the effects of back to school season and the benefits that come with it. It’s a great time to take advantage of the new opportunities that present themselves during this season. Here are some tips to get you back on track after the summer:
Social media has become such a pivotal part of everyone’s lives these days. Studies have shown that 92% of companies are using social media for hiring—and that three out of four hiring managers will check out a candidate’s social profiles. In essence, your social media profiles are you in the virtual world. They represent who you are and shape the way your potential next employer decision to hire you. Many people in fact, are using social media to develop the right connections and get hired. Here’s how...
Have you ever sat in front of your computer or smart phone, being interviewed by your potential next boss? It takes some getting used to – being comfortable sitting in a room by yourself while still trying to portray your full-on professionalism. Video interviews can be tricky to pull off, so here are some tips to help you get through them in the best way possible.
Houston, TX (05/15/2018) — Dean’s Professional Services has raised funds and donated to the Autism Speaks Organization. Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public. Throughout the month of April, DPS collected funds through encouraging employees to wear blue, the official color of Autism, to raise awareness. For every time an employee wore blue throughout the month of April, $1 dollar was donated to the Autism Speaks organization.
Houston, TX (04/27/2018) — Dean’s Professional Services was the recipient of the 2018 Houston’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For on April 27th, 2018. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are evaluated by an independent research firm based on metrics in various categories including compensation, engagement, communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.
Houston, TX (4/19/2018) – Dean’s Professional Services has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care staffing services re-certification from The Joint Commission. On April 13, 2018, Dean’s Professional Services underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance.
Houston, TX (03/26/2018) — Dean’s Professional Services volunteered on Saturday, March 24, 2018 for a Bingo Day with the residents of Brookdale Memorial Oaks, a senior living community. The DPS staff assisted the Brookdale Memorial Oaks staff and the senior citizens by facilitating Bingo Games from 1pm – 3pm. Prizes were provided by DPS for the residents who were bingo winners. The Brookdale Memorial Oaks Senior Living facility is a senior living community in Houston, Texas that offers personalized Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care.
Houston, TX (02/26/2018) — Dean’s Professional Services has collected and delivered all donations that were received for our Gift of Love Campaign to the Unity Children’s Shelter and Treatment Center. The Unity Shelter located in Houston, TX is a private nonprofit residential treatment facility for children ages 5 through 17. Unity provides for children needing protection and that have been removed from their homes and families. Their objectives consist of developing social skills, assisting with school performance and providing counseling to the children. Through a partnership with the Unity Shelter and with the help of the community, Dean’s Professional Services aims to make a positive difference in the lives of the children that reside at the shelter.
Dean’s Professional Services partnered with CHI St. Luke’s Blood Donor Center to host a blood drive at their Houston, TX office on Thursday, February 1, 2018. CHI St. Luke’s Blood Donor Center provided their mobile donation center to collect blood donations from the local community.
Houston, TX (1/3/2018) — Dean’s Professional Services announces its new community partners for 2018. DPS has established partnerships with 13 organizations based out of Houston, San Antonio and Austin. These partnerships are intended to provide resources to current DPS employees, clients and the public. DPS will support these organizations by assisting them in giving back to the community and providing their members with tools to develop a career path.
Dean’s Professional Services announces Tiffany Wright as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. Wright, who has been with the Company for 10 years currently serves as the COO and previously held various management level marketing and operations and positions within the Company.
Houston, TX (11-13-17) — Dean’s Professional Services was ranked number 12 of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Houston, Texas. The Houston Business Journal hosted the Fast 100 Awards at the Hilton Americas-Houston on November 10th in Houston Texas. DPS was ranked among many prestigious companies and was recognized for achieving over 122% growth between fiscal year 2014 and fiscal year 2016. The award was presented to Jennifer Dean, CEO and President of Dean’s Professional Services.
Houston, TX (10-30-17) — Jennifer Dean, President and CEO of Dean’s Professional Services, took home the award for the 2017 Outstanding Business Leader in Professional Services and Largest Houston-area Women-owned Business at the Women Who Mean Business Awards on October 26, 2017. The event, hosted by the Houston Business Journal, recognizes women honorees with multiple award categories, as well as the 2016 Women-owned Businesses.