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April 2017 Blog Posts (4)

Innovations for 2017- Researcher & Editor for Microsoft Word

Technically, these product features are not brand new for 2017; however, they are often features I find many do not know about. Word 2016 is the most current version of the word editing software that is available to Office 365 users for the standalone copy of Office 2016. The easiest way to find out if you have it or not is to open Word 2016 on the Windows PC desktop and check if the new "Researcher" option is attainable under References. Please note this feature is currently only available…

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

Social Security Disability Benefits and Work are NOT Mutually Exclusive!

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will be hosting a free webcast this Thursday, April 13th that shares some good news with Social Security disability beneficiaries who are interested in working. It really is possible to work and not jeopardize your critical disability benefits and associated health insurance. 

This one hour session will provide basic summary information about how work affects SSI and SSDI. The main message…

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Added by Lucy Axton Miller on April 10, 2017 at 9:31am — No Comments

Is It Too Early in Your Career to Work from Home?

Over half of 18-44-year-old workers say they want to work at a firm that offers flexible working arrangements. In fact, according to a Cisco study, around 70% of college students and young professionals don’t believe that heading into the office is necessary anymore, with 60% believing they should have the right to work remotely. And employers seem to agree, with an increasing number offering workers the flexibility of a work at home schedule.

But could it be too early in your career…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on April 4, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Employment Tips: Defining What's Important

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 last section from the topic heading Application, specifically Defining What’s Important, which touches on the various aspects of any given job that we should…

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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on April 1, 2017 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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