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Introduction to Punch-In Video
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.
Thursday Morning Job Club is a weekly resource where attendees are invited to network, brainstorm ways to problem solve, learn, and receive emotional support as they begin job transition. Every week…
In the Chicago Area and looking for a new employment opportunity? Then this is the event for you! You'll get to meet with the hiring managers from the areas top employers who are looking to fill open…
This is a wonderful employment opportunity for anyone who is in the market for a new career! It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned executive-level professional, just starting out in your field, or s…
This workshop is a wonderful resource for any jobseeker looking to identify their skills and how they can apply these newfound skills to their respective careers. In addition, attendees will be given…
Organized by OhioMeansJobs.com | Type: workshop
Looking for new employment? Then this is the opportunity for you! National Career Fairs is an industry leader in bringing together employees with their future employers. Make sure to dress for succes…
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
There are several things you should make a point to accomplish during a job interview. Be courteous, hold eye contact, be engaging, and be knowledgeable about the company you’re interviewing with, to name a few. Though the one stand out action that every successful interviewee has in common is that they ask questions of their interviewer. This demonstrates that you’re not only invested in working for this company, but also that you’ve been paying attention and…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on December 31, 2019 at 4:11pm
Searching for a job allows you to consider various aspects that you’re not willing to negotiate on when it comes to your employment. Often times it’s not apparent until during the interview with your future employer, but keep an open ear and an open mind when discussing a new job. There are several factors that you can inquire about as well to determine if you’re potential future employer is going to be a good match for you.
A job as a whole has…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on December 2, 2019 at 1:15am
In the past, I have talked about how one would go about disclosing a disability to their workplace, as well as talking about discrimination in the workplace. This month I’ll be talking about a similar topic— specifically, discussing one’s disability during the interview.
When you’re being interviewed by a potential new employer, it’s your chance to make a good impression on them and prove why you’d be a viable candidate to add to their team. In…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on November 2, 2019 at 11:45pm