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From the category archives: Career Planning

Career Planning

Three Ways to Identify Workplaces That Are Truly Inclusive

Three Ways to Identify Workplaces That Are Truly Inclusive

As a jobseeker, there are three benchmarks you can use to measure the effectiveness of a prospective employer’s work diversity record and inclusion efforts.

Of course, many organizations intend to put their diversity values into day-to-day practice so they can effectively integrate qualified people with disabilities into their workplaces. Most have good intentions. But actual practice doesn’t always follow intent.

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GettingHired Educational Job Seeker Webinar presented by AAPD - Where to Begin the Job Search

GettingHired Educational Job Seeker Webinar presented by AAPD - Where to Begin the Job Search

We were delighted to have TaKeisha Bobbitt, Managing Director, at the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), who presented on the topic: Where to Begin the Job Search

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Tips for Saving Time During Your Job Search

Tips for Saving Time During Your Job Search

Looking for a job can sometimes feel like a full-time job in itself. The hours you put into your search efforts can really add up, sometimes leaving you feeling burnt out. Whether you’re currently employed and are looking for another job, or you have unexpectedly found yourself in the position of needing to find a new job immediately, anything you can do to streamline your search will make the process much easier.

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Where to Begin the Job Search - Educational Webinar for Job Seekers

Where to Begin the Job Search - Educational Webinar for Job Seekers

Let us help you take that first step and join us for a free educational webinar hosted by the American Association for People with Disabilities (AAPD) and GettingHired.com, where we will demystify the topic of "Where to Begin the Job Search".

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6 Job Search Tips for Recent College Graduates

6 Job Search Tips for Recent College Graduates

Graduating from college is a huge milestone. After the years of working to make it to this point, many graduates assume they will, in turn, be rewarded with a great job.

Finding a job is a difficult task, especially for recent graduates with little experience and in a competitive job market where older employees are working longer and leaving fewer job openings.

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 Managing Emotions: A Critical Skill for Jobseekers with a Disability

Managing Emotions: A Critical Skill for Jobseekers with a Disability

People are wired to fight or flee when they encounter what they perceive to be a threatening situation. In fact, our brains are designed to respond emotionally first -- and rationally only second -- when we step out of our comfort zone and experience stress.

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GettingHired's Online Career Expo - April 23rd

GettingHired's Online Career Expo - April 23rd

GettingHired.com’s Online Career Expo is a unique and accessible opportunity for individuals and veterans with disabilities to engage with our inclusive employer partners in real-time. 

The Online Career Expo will provide attendees with the chance to directly connect with GettingHired’s exclusive employer partners, who are actively looking to hire to expand and diversify their workforce.

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Overqualified? Don't Let That Stop You From Getting Hired

Overqualified? Don't Let That Stop You From Getting Hired

There could be any number of reasons why you’re searching for a job. Maybe you just graduated, maybe you were laid off, or maybe you’re not happy in your current job or even in your career. Whatever the reason, each job search comes with its own set of hurdles. One could be that you find yourself overqualified for the positions you’re seeking.

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The Art of Negotiating Acceptable Accommodations

The Art of Negotiating Acceptable Accommodations

It’s an important hurdle that you, as a jobseeker with a disability, will likely face: trying to negotiate accommodations with a new employer who may lack information about the particular assistive technology that you need to perform well in your new job.

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Spruce Up Your Resume Even if You're Not Looking for a Job

Spruce Up Your Resume Even if You're Not Looking for a Job

You never know when a job opportunity is going to arise. Even if you are not actively looking for a job, you could be contacted out of the blue with an opportunity you’re interested in. If it has been a while since you last updated your resume, it could take hours- hours that you might not have to spare- to get it to where it needs to be to submit to a potential employer.

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