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Employment Tips: Focused Networking

Networking can look a little different to every jobseeker. Depending on what industry you’re trying to get established in, your approach may be really hands-on, or more through word of mouth as in the phone, email, or what have you. The topic I’d like to discuss today is another approach to networking called focused networking. 

Focused networking is having a heightened sense and awareness of who you want to associate and connect with as you…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on October 1, 2020 at 8:49pm

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020

This October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Since 1988, this month has been recognized by the United States Congress as a means to raise awareness of the contributions and employment needs of disabled individuals. As a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of Disability Employment…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on October 1, 2020 at 10:00pm

Employment Tips: Effective Listening

Effective listening is a concept that is integral to receiving gainful employment. Being an attentive listener may seem pretty straight forward, but when it comes to listening in an employment environment, it’s imperative that you’re exceptionally attune to everything that is being communicated. An interviewer will be conveying a lot of information to the interviewee and it is in their best interest to be the best listener that they can…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on September 2, 2020 at 12:09am

Spotlight: Judy Heumann-Disability Rights Activist

Last month not only did we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), but we celebrated Disability Pride Month as well. Having lived with a disability my whole life, it has been only this past year that I’ve really come into my own with feeling open and proud of my disability. Since the history…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on August 1, 2020 at 11:46pm

Employment Tips: Industry Trends

Just like clothing, music, and pop culture (to name a few), different industries will undergo trends. These can be anywhere from rebranding a key function of a piece of machinery — let’s say a laptop! — to utilize less material and make it sleeker, to a new style of women’s shirt that was inspired by either a popular celebrity or a figure in pop culture. Trends are varied and are always changing. If you find yourself searching for a new position of employment…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on August 1, 2020 at 10:45pm

ADA 30: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

This summer marks a very huge milestone for the disability community. On July 26, 1990 it will have been 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. This very essential and important civil rights law “prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs,…

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Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on July 1, 2020 at 2:30am

 
 
 

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