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September 2017 Blog Posts (8)

Why Every Weekend Should Be a 3 Day Weekend

Our traditional job model is becoming more outdated by the day. Technology and processes evolve all the time, steadily changing the face of the modern workplace.

In theory, all that advancement should make our lives easier. In my own experience, quite the opposite is true. Unless you’re lucky enough to have your dream job, or you’re one of the lucky few…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on September 25, 2017 at 5:14pm — 1 Comment

Are You A Leader?

Consider applying to the Leadership Institute Retreat. 

The Leadership Institute seeks emerging leaders with disabilities who meet the following criteria:

  • 5 -10 years of management and/or leadership experience demonstrated in one or a combination of professional, civic or community service contexts.…
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Added by Janet - Great Lakes ADA Center on September 21, 2017 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Creating A More Compliant Workplace

ada logo When I first started applying for jobs, I sent out several hundreds of resumes and then went on 100 interviews. That means that I was rejected from job opportunities that I was qualified for...100 times. As a little person walking into each new interview room, I was approach with fear which prevented me from…

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Added by Becky Curran on September 20, 2017 at 11:17am — No Comments

If I Were: In Between Jobs | Kevin O'Connell

In this episode, I share advice and 4 ways you can overcome the problem of an "employment gap." Whether it be because you just moved and are still job searching, quit your job to find something better, laid off, or you were self-employed and looking to work full-time again, I address it all in this episode. Each episode I select a random card and share 2-4 ideas on marketing, innovation, career development, and entrepreneurship. To be featured or have me share ideas if I were you, DM…

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Added by Kevin O'Connell on September 15, 2017 at 10:31am — No Comments

Math Tools: Virtual Pencils and More!

There are several careers that encompass math on various levels. Writing mathematical equations can be difficult for some individuals. Do the results of your penmanship leave you questioning what it was you wrote prior? Writing math equations requires detail to attention and good fine motor skills to align the numbers correctly. Trying to type math on a computer can be a daunting task unless you are utilizing specific software programs dedicated to help you type math. These software programs…

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

Your Career Path: Focus on YOU and Trends in the Job Market

Advancements in technology are rapidly progressing. With it, life and the way we go about daily activities is changing faster than I am able to keep up. While this can be overwhelming to me personally at times, the development of new technology creates an exciting opportunity for innovation that we have never seen before.

Recently, Forbes introduced the list of 20 Disappearing Jobs based on projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic. The occupations that were included…

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Added by Anna Gouker on September 11, 2017 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Staying Connected While Working From Home

We realize that what works the best for one person might, and probably does not, work the best for the next person. So, we are all for finding the best possible solution! That being said, many young people, are finding that it is most effective for both their quality of life and quality of work to work from home. It may seem hard for one who works from home to truly be a part of the company, which is definitely a valid concern. I, as a freshman in college can vouch for the fact…

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Added by Giuliana Sercu on September 6, 2017 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Employment Tips: Be Unique

This month we will continue to highlight from a topic heading 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. For this entry I will be discussing from the second section from the topic heading Attitude, specifically Be Unique--an idea that we are all inherently naturals at as each and every one of us is an individual.…



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Added by Adrienne Kleinman on September 1, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

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