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Understanding the Application Process and How to Get Noticed

Understanding the Application Process and How to Get Noticed

Have you ever wondered what happens to your application, after you submit to a job? What do hiring managers and recruiters do with all of the applications? Why do I never hear back from the business I just applied to?

The goal of this past webinar was to help our job seekers understand the process of what happens to their applications, identify the best positions to apply to, understand how a recruiter identifies potential candidates and how GettingHired takes additional steps to assist the job seeker in getting noticed.

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How My Personal Happiness Helped Me Succeed In Business

How My Personal Happiness Helped Me Succeed In Business

The secret to my success in business comes down this: I’ve had an opportunity to use my personal happiness as a stepping stone to forging links between people in my workplace.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots:

The View from Someone Else’s Boots: "What are the Advantages of Disclosing One's Disabilities to Employers”

The moment has arrived. You are currently applying for an employment position with a new organization and you inevitably reach the part of the job application that asks for self- identification and voluntary disclosure of any disabilities. Before answering the question(s), you instantly pause as your mind imagines the possibilities of how your personal health information may be interpreted by the prospective employer... you wonder, if your condition could somehow subject you to being ostracized and treated differently than any of your future employee counterparts?

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Don’t Wait to Hear Back After Applying for a Job

Don’t Wait to Hear Back After Applying for a Job

Imagine how long your job search would take if after every job you applied for, you stopped and waited to hear back before applying for another one.

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Put Your Career in Gear by Working Around Your Fear

Put Your Career in Gear by Working Around Your Fear

If I had to select one word which describes what it’s like to grow up with a lifelong disability, it would be “fear.”

As a child, I feared being left by my parents with others -- even with a familiar baby sitter.

I remember the panic I felt one evening when I was left in a church pew alone because my parents temporarily stepped out of the sanctuary.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots,

The View from Someone Else’s Boots, "The Impact of Proactive Intervention, Proactive Support and Flexibility within the Workplace"

Dr. Philip S. Wang, of the National Institute of Mental Health Alliance for Research Progress in Bethesda, MD states, "Some data is emerging that employer interventions can improve productivity and reduce employee turnover ..."

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Make Your Dream Job Happen in 2015

Make Your Dream Job Happen in 2015

The end of the year is a time to reflect on the past and set goals for the year to come. If you are in the middle of a job search or are considering making a job change in the year ahead, now is a great time to start planning it out.

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Workforce Recruitment Program Is a Win-win for College Students, Employers

Workforce Recruitment Program Is a Win-win for College Students, Employers

According to the National Council on Disability’s 2008 study, “Achieving Independence: The Challenge of the 21st Century,” the most commonly cited reason among employers for not hiring people with disabilities is a “lack of qualified applicants.”

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Don’t Let Your Job Search Wear You Down

Don’t Let Your Job Search Wear You Down

Searching for a job can be challenging, and being out of work can take its toll on even the most positive-thinking people. When your search is taking longer than you had hoped it would, it’s easy to start questioning yourself- your skills, your experience, even your personality. Your job is a big part of your identity, and when you are unemployed, it’s easy to feel a little bit lost.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots,

The View from Someone Else’s Boots, "The Importance of Family Relationships towards the Probability of Civilian Workplace Success with Transitioning Veterans"

A recent PEW study titled, "The Difficult Transition from Military to Civilian Life," surveyed 1,853 male and female 'post 9/11' veterans to discover their perspectives on the level of difficulty associated with transitioning and readjusting from the military to civilian life. The results of the study produced some startling data...

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