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February 2017 Blog Posts (3)

Apprenticeships for Young Adults with Disabilities

Apprenticeship is a growing strategy for connecting more workers with the skills they need to get jobs. Apprenticeship program are a trending and proven solution for employers, giving them the tools they need to recruit, train, and retain skilled workers. By combining a job with on-the-job learning and credential attainment there have been successful employment outcomes for young adults with disabilities.

Apprenticeships are available in a wide range of fields, including traditional…

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Added by Janet - Great Lakes ADA Center on February 20, 2017 at 10:56am — No Comments

Innovations for 2017- Microsoft Surface Studio

Microsoft’s new Surface Studio is a contender for those in the graphic and art industry; however, I think it can become a useful tool within the Assistive Technology (AT) niche as well. 

 

This tool basically acknowledges itself as competition to the Apple iMac in its stunning size and display – 28” PixelSense Display. The display is incredibly thin and offers 13.5 million pixels of true-to-life color and clarity. Move over Apple because this giant tablet machine can tilt at ang…

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Added by Erika J. Kluge on February 15, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Employment Tips: Tailor Your Application

To continue the theme from last month, I will be highlighting from our archive of Digital Employment Tips which you will find on our website. These topics range from Application, Attitude, Cover Letter/Resume, Disability Issues, Interview, Networking, and Work Experience. Currently I am discussing from the topic heading of Application, specifically Tailor Your Application, which touches on the best way to frame your resume and cover letter to increase your chances of getting…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on February 1, 2017 at 6:51am — No Comments

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