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Education

How to Improve the Employment Outlook for Students with Disabilities

How to Improve the Employment Outlook for Students with Disabilities

GettingHired and NACE will be hosting a webinar to outline the importance of increased support for students with disabilities in November.

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3 Tips for recruiting college students with disabilities

3 Tips for recruiting college students with disabilities

Organizations with an eye for the future should always be on the lookout for the best graduates who can help to build their employer brand and expand their business in the years ahead.  This means developing engagement programs that reach out to young people from all backgrounds and college students with disabilities are a key demographic that should not be overlooked.  Read this new blog to learn three tips for recruiting college students with disabilities.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots: Picking the Right 'Yellow-Ribbon College' for Your Post-Military Career

The View from Someone Else’s Boots: Picking the Right 'Yellow-Ribbon College' for Your Post-Military Career

Are you a veteran transitioning back into civilian life? Have you considered returning to education? Depending on your career goal, updating or expanding your qualifications can lead to increased opportunities. 'Yellow Ribbon' Colleges could make this a better option for you.  

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Celebrate World Braille Day on January 4th!

Celebrate World Braille Day on January 4th!

The invention of Braille has been a lifeline to millions of blind and visually impaired people, giving them access to education through literacy. We celebrate its invention globally each year on the inventor Louise Braille's birthday. But over 90% of all published materials are still inaccessible blind and visually impaired people because of current international copyright laws. This is why the World Blind Union is trying to break this last barrier through their 'Right to Read' campaign.

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GettingHired Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

GettingHired Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

NDEAM is a great opportunity to celebrate all the achievements made in breaking down employment barriers to people with disabilities, while raising awareness of how we can continue to create inclusive employment opportunities and workplaces. Find out how GettingHired and our employers are getting involved!

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Why College Students with Disabilities Are Not Getting Needed Career Services

Why College Students with Disabilities Are Not Getting Needed Career Services

Why is the employment rate for students with disabilities lagging so far behind that of students without? While there is no quick fix to this dilemma, there are institutionalized obstacles that should be addressed within college and university career centers, disability services and employer relations. Here are some practical changes that could potentially have a real impact on employment rates for students with disabilities.

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How to Tell if a Job Interview Went Well

How to Tell if a Job Interview Went Well

A job interview can be stressful, especially when it’s for a job you really want. After all the preparation, you make it through the interview. Chances are, before you even get into the car to head home, you start thinking about it…replaying the entire interview in your head, trying to decide if it went well or not.

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Making the Transition from Doing to Managing When You Have a Disability

Making the Transition from Doing to Managing When You Have a Disability

Being prepared for that transition is vital, if we are to be seriously considered for promotions (even though we may be considered to be “different” due to our disabilities). Taking personal responsibility for being ready to take the next step in our advancement can give us a jump on other candidates for an open position.

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Candidates with Disabilities are More Open to Part-Time or Temporary Employment Compared to Candidates without Disabilities

Candidates with Disabilities are More Open to Part-Time or Temporary Employment Compared to Candidates without Disabilities

Candidates with disabilities are more open to Part-Time or Temporary employment compared to candidates without disabilities based on a recent survey conducted by GettingHired.

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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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