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From the category archives: Employment

Employment

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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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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Using Social Media to Improve Your Job Search

Using Social Media to Improve Your Job Search

Today’s job search is all about networking, and using social media is one of the best ways to build your network.

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Break Accessibility Barriers to Show Your Maturity as a Job Candidate

Break Accessibility Barriers to Show Your Maturity as a Job Candidate

Are you a motivated jobseeker ready to break accessibility barriers (particularly in terms of available transportation and accessible technology) you may face in your effort to gain employment that is meaningful and rewarding?

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GettingHired Interviews Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

GettingHired Interviews Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

GettingHired had a chance to interview Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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The Value of a Niche Job Board

The Value of a Niche Job Board

Eighty percent of candidates with disabilities say they use general job boards. Yet, only 29% said they got their last job via a general job board. Niche job boards provide some unique advantages to both job seekers and employers.

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GettingHired’s Employer Partners Join A Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

GettingHired’s Employer Partners Join A Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Today we announce our employer partners participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

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When to Step Up, When to Step Aside and When to Step Down

When to Step Up, When to Step Aside and When to Step Down

One of the marks of leadership is how flexible you are in working with people to effectively get a job done as an employee, coworker or supervisor. For me, that flexibility means knowing when to step up, when to step aside and when to step down on the job for the benefit of the corporate endeavor.

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Three Reasons Why Employers Need to Hire People with Disabilities

Three Reasons Why Employers Need to Hire People with Disabilities

For a long time, those of us dealing with disability employment issues have realized that individuals with a disability can add a valuable perspective to corporate efforts in the mainstream business world.

That message has had a difficult time getting public attention, but that may be changing.

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Get Paid What You Are Worth by Using these 15 Negotiating Strategies

Get Paid What You Are Worth by Using these 15 Negotiating Strategies

The key to getting paid what you’re worth by a prospective employer is to sell yourself first to the hiring manager and talk about money and benefits later, according to Lee Miller (www.employability-expert.com), a career/executive coach and human resources consultant.

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