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From the category archives: Education

Education

Dressing for an Interview – Don’t Stand Out Because of What You’re Wearing

Dressing for an Interview – Don’t Stand Out Because of What You’re Wearing

An interview is your opportunity to make a good first impression on a potential employer. While your qualifications, experience, and personality will play a major role in making that first impression, your physical appearance will have an impact as well.

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Are You Guilty of these No–No’s in Job Hunting?

Are You Guilty of these No–No’s in Job Hunting?

The overall unemployment rate is slowly decreasing, but the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is still in the double digits.

Whether you are unemployed or underemployed, searching for a job can be both intimidating and a lot of work. The truth is, sometimes finding a new job could feel like a job in itself.

To make it easier, we pulled together a few best practices and recommendations to help you with your job search. Start using these tips today to improve your chances of getting noticed by potential employers on GettingHired and other job boards.

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Job Seeker Experience Survey and a Chance to Win an iPad Mini!

Job Seeker Experience Survey and a Chance to Win an iPad Mini!

GettingHired wants to better understand the job search experience from our candidates. By filling out this short survey, you will be providing important and anonymous information about your job search experience, which will help GettingHired provide valuable insights to our employer partners on hiring candidates with a disability.

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The Community College Trend

The Community College Trend

Greater credit is now being given to the value of the nation's community colleges, as more and more attention is drawn not only to the opportunities available at a more affordable cost, but also to the economic need for more skilled workers who are qualified to fill a growing number of job openings.

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Updating Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Noticed

Updating Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Noticed

Recruiters are always looking for potential candidates and LinkedIn is one of their main resources. Companies are also utilizing LinkedIn to post jobs and find the best qualified candidates

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Partnership Organizations: Where You Can Find Local Help for Finding a Job

In June 2012, Alice graduated with a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, but she has not been able to get a job since then.

Born with cerebral palsy, she speaks very slowly and with much difficulty in person, on Skype and on her cell phone, but she ...

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Why Telepresence Robots Could Revolutionize Telecommuting for Employees with Disabilities

Telepresence robots allow users in two different locations to engage in live, face-to-face conversations via mobile machines equipped with video screens. Companies use telepresence robots to provide more personal and productive intera...

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Green Jobs: Where they are and how to get them

Earth-conscious individuals can find jobs in a variety of industries and occupations to satisfy their passion for all things green. According to the BLS’ Green Goods and Services...

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How Obama’s Trade Negotiations Could Affect Your Career Prospects

Getting hired is largely based on supply and demand.

If, as a jobseeker, you have the skills and experience that are in short supply within the particular industry and job sector you’re targeting with your job marketing campaign, you’ll likely have a range of opportunity

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Is Higher Education Needed for Your Job?

Higher education can certainly increase your employability and advance your career. The unemployment rate for people with a bachelor’s degree or higher was 3.9% in April 2013 compared to 7.5% for the entire population and 11.6%

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