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Every October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which commemorates all of “the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.” This year’s theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” The NDEAM 2021 theme is especially important because of how…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on September 29, 2021 at 4:00am
The traditional way that most people think of when you say “finding a job” goes as follows: A jobseeker needs to find work. They look for job postings that an employer has advertised. Jobseeker comes across an ad, responds to it, gets an interview, and is hopefully hired. Though that tried and true method is still very common, there are non-traditional approaches that are becoming more and more prominent. Read on to learn about some ways to search for a job in…Continue
Posted by Adrienne Kleinman on September 29, 2021 at 4:14am
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