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April 2015 Blog Posts (4)

Marnie Baar Career Profile: Healthcare Careers for Disabled Candidates

And now for some exciting, yet practical, career news!  Both bloggers at the Punch-In Success Network have been asked to highlight in-demand careers that are especially accessible to persons with disabilities. What better industry to start with then, than careers in health care.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment for disabled Americans runs at about 13%.  Approximately 54 million Americans have a disability, that’s about one in five persons, ranging from…

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Added by Marnie Baar on April 20, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Punch-In is Sponsoring A New Webinar

This webinar is sponsored by Punch-In, a project of the Great Lakes ADA Center. You must RSVP to receive the logon information. RSVP http://success-network.punch-in.org/events/learn-about-workplace-accommodations…

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Added by Great Lakes ADA Center on April 6, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Career Profile: Veterinarian

This month marks the beginning of another four month series of a specific blog topic. My fellow Punch-In friends, welcome to our new series: Career Profiles. Each month I will be choosing a career to highlight from a list of dream careers as listed by previous students. To start us off, I will be discussing the career of a Veterinarian, and how two individuals were able to modify their practice to accommodate their disability. 

First we…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on April 4, 2015 at 4:11am — No Comments

Starting Your Own Business Is No Joke: 3 Lessons for Anyone Taking a Leap of Faith

April marks six months since I left my full time job at Rutgers University, moved to Washington, DC, and launched my business full time. Let me correct myself, businesses.

Today, as I sit here on April 1st writing this post, I am sharing this on my first day from my new office space at WeWork in the middle of DC. Ever since I went all in and to be an entrepreneur, I’ve been tip toeing the line of living the life of a digital…

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Added by Kevin O'Connell on April 1, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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