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Getting Help through an Employee Assistance Program

Getting Help through an Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Programs have been around since the 1970's, and although they have been widely adopted by small and large companies, many employees don't take full advantage of them. What exactly can these free services support you with as an employee with a disability?  

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Don’t Stop Growing Your Skills!

Don’t Stop Growing Your Skills!

There are lots of ways you can ensure your skills stay up to date while you're searching for employment. Not only will investing in your skills improve your chances of gaining employment, but it will also give you a positive focus when discussing employment gaps to potential employers.  

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A Tale of Multiple Presidential Policies

A Tale of Multiple Presidential Policies

It's almost decision time! The disability vote can have a big impact on the election results and organizations across the country have been encouraging voters with disabilities to make their voice heard. We look at the major issues and policies most affecting individuals and veterans with disabilities, some of which both Clinton and Trump respond to.

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GettingHired's Employer Partners Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

GettingHired's Employer Partners Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Many of GettingHired's Employer Partners are joining in the nationwide celebrations recognizing the value workers with disabilities add to the workforce. Find out why NDEAM is important and how our employers are getting involved.  

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MetLife Employer Spotlight: We Help People Pursue More from Life

MetLife Employer Spotlight: We Help People Pursue More from Life

Make Life Matter at MetLife. To be a world-class organization, MetLife needs world-class talent. The unique backgrounds and fresh perspectives our employees bring to the workplace allow us to have a competitive edge wherever we do business around the globe. MetLife.com/Careers

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Five Steps for Online Career Fair Success

Five Steps for Online Career Fair Success

Online career fairs are a quick and easy way to stand out from the hundreds of other applicants and really get an employer's attention. But without the right preparation, it can turn into a race against the clock to relay your professional value while also getting useful information about the company's career prospects. GettingHired is holding a free online career fair on October 5th for job seekers with disabilities to connect with inclusive employers, actively looking for talented candidates with disabilities. Maximize your online career fair experience using this 5 step checklist...

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Your ePortfolio: Essential Job Marketing Tool

Your ePortfolio: Essential Job Marketing Tool

Having a digital portfolio is a must for ensuring your work is as accessible as possible to all hiring employers searching for candidates with your skills. So what impression does your ePortfolio give to potential employers? Use this checklist to ensure your online portfolio is attracting as many career opportunities as possible.

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5 Types of Jobs You Can Do From Home

5 Types of Jobs You Can Do From Home

Work from home jobs are now more popular than ever before. The spread of flexible working has created remote work opportunities across many different industries. Here are 5 types of jobs you may want to consider.

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How Business Plans for Small Businesses Have Changed

How Business Plans for Small Businesses Have Changed

Once you have an idea for your business, what next? Creating a solid business plan is the very foundation of your business. It will help you map every part and ensure you've done the research and planning necessary for every phase. But are traditional business plan formats still relevant to today's entrepreneur?  

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Cover Letters Aren’t What They Used To Be

Cover Letters Aren’t What They Used To Be

The recruitment process has hugely changed since the start of the 21st century, along with employers' expectations of candidates. But has this affected the use of cover letters? 

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