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Free Employment Course
The Punch-In employment course is great way to get started or expand your career search. It is a completely free! The course is online and moderated by experts in the field. You can also set up your own course group.
Northstar Digital Literacy is a program that helps define the basic skills that one needs to use the computer and internet in not only employment and education, but daily life. Check out the above li…
This is a marvelous virtual career event for those in the life sciences professions who are looking to connect with peers, representatives from HR, recruiters, and hiring managers. Employers are look…
This virtual employment event is brought to you all by Bender, who are celebrating 25 years of connecting job seekers and employers through their principles of inclusion, employment, and accessibilit…
This is a wonderful virtual career event that solely focuses on employment that can be done remotely. Attendees will get to sign up to meet companies that will hire remotely, watch short presentation…
This is a very important virtual event for anyone who is interested in learning about diversity and inclusion in today's global workplace. Attendees can attend different sessions such as "Tips for Bu…
In these uncertain times we are currently facing, there’s one thing for certain: no one is exempt from the effects of the coronavirus. Whether you’ve lost your job due to layoffs, are stuck in your home, separated from your dearest loved ones, fear for your health and sanity, or are experiencing symptoms of sickness, it’s quite clear that these days past, present, and to come will be riddled with added stress. We’ve had to adapt as a globe, as a human race, on…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on April 1, 2020 at 2:32am
This is a very basic lesson taught to the majority of folks when they’re growing up: don’t talk badly about others; if you have nothing good to say, say nothing at all; treat others how you wish to be treated, etc. And the list goes on! Not only is it recommended to generally speak pleasantly about others in life, but the same applies to on the job, and most importantly, during the interview.
As you’ve all heard before, the interview is often…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on April 1, 2020 at 2:23am
There are different ways that humans connect. It can happen with words and conversations, through touch and affirming handshakes, through hearing and verbal cues. Another really important way that individuals connect is through eye contact. The old adage goes that the eyes are the windows to the soul. As cheesy and cliche as that may sound, there’s truth to it which I’ll discuss below.
When you agree to an interview with a potential employer,…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on March 1, 2020 at 4:47am
Last month I addressed traveling for work if you have a disability, and this month I’ll continue the trend with air travel. A little over a week ago I returned from Los Angeles so air travel is still pretty heavy on my mind. In a perfect world, traveling with a disability (in my case, a physical one) would be flawless and smooth and require very little worry. But anyone in my position knows this is hardly ever the case. From seat accommodations to medical…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on February 1, 2020 at 11:39pm
Honesty is highly valued in many aspects of human life: relationships, friendships, partnerships, and employment, to name a few. In order to have work, a person usually has to go through an interview prior to starting their job. As most know, there are a series of questions that the interviewer asks you during the screening and hiring process. It may be tempting to stretch or embellish the truth on your strengths or knowledge on any given topic in order to…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on February 1, 2020 at 11:29pm
If you’re someone with wanderlust or the traveling bug, chances are it would be a major perk to have a job that requires you to travel. However, if you’re an individual with a disability, traveling for work can be a very difficult or complex task. That isn’t to say that it shouldn’t be an option for that particular employee, but that there will need to be a lot more discussion for how to make it possible.
Workplaces are required to provide…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on December 31, 2019 at 4:26pm