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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.
Are you in the Twin Cities metro and looking for a new job? This virtual hiring event brought to you by Anoka County allows jobseekers to chat or video call employers, upload their resume, and discus…
Are you in search of a new job? SEMCA Michigan Works! has got openings for you! Attendees will be given access to employers' virtual booths where they can chat directly with hiring managers, discuss…
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The International Day of Sign Languages arrives on the 23rd of September, right in the middle of the International Week of Deaf People (IWDP)— which happens annually from the 20th to the 26th of September. Since 1958 in Rome, Italy, the IWDP has been celebrated by the global Deaf community through various activities. The…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on September 1, 2021 at 5:27am
With the popularity of finding jobs via the Internet, with that also comes increased exposure to job scams. Even the cautious jobseeker is bound to cross paths with a job posting that is too good to be true. There’s no need to feel silly, it can happen to the best of us! Read on to learn some tips on how to avoid getting caught up in a job scam.
As tricky as it may sound, staying away from a potential job scam can be prevented by following some…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on September 1, 2021 at 5:21am
An essential part of one’s professional and personal development is by acquiring an internship. There are several reasons why they are important. They can help you discover your interests, connect you with professionals in the industry, all while allowing you to learn in a safe and helpful environment. If you do well at your first internship, it could open the door for you to gain other internship opportunities. You may even be inspired to learn about the…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on August 1, 2021 at 2:11am
As a disabled jobseeker myself, when I started out in the workforce I relied on a lot of different community resources and supports to get me where I am today. While there are several places that one can receive guidance and direction for employment, I’m going to highlight a few big ones that are a great place for jobseekers to start.
Starting off our list of resources is Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (VR), a state and federally funded…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on July 1, 2021 at 1:21am
After you land your dream job, thanking those who assisted and rooted you along the way is the next best step. The range of support could come from friends, family, professors, colleagues, your references, or anyone in between. How you thank them, when you thank them, and what you say will all be determined based on several factors. Read on below for some tips and pointers on thanking those who have helped you along your employment journey.
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on June 1, 2021 at 5:00am
Social media is a very powerful tool that can yield many great things. You can forge connections with long lost friends, keep up with new ones, and showcase your personality and skill. It has become increasingly popular for jobseekers to utilize these various social media platforms to network with like minded individuals, connect with brands and companies they admire, search their next position of employment, and more. Read on for some ways that your social…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on May 1, 2021 at 3:28am