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Disability Service Organizations are Looking to Hire!

Our community wouldn’t be where it is today without great organizations that push for policy change and innovative companies that create new technology and improve accessibility, for people with disabilities. If you ever wanted to get involved, here’s your chance!

 

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots - How Employers Can Provide Support for Homeless Employees

This past Fourth of July holiday, I brought my family with me to visit Philadelphia for a weekend of good food, tourism, patriotism, entertainment and fireworks displays. 

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Why Training will be Needed for Businesses and Possibly Required

In part three of our coverage of the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, it’s time we talk about training. We all know that training is an important aspect for all businesses, and training becomes ev...

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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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Employees With Disabilities Can Bring Innovation to a Company

Diversity in its employees is one of the greatest assets a company can have. By employing people with different abilities and backgrounds, companies are able to garner the diverse knowledge and talents of their employees to work together toward a shared mission and vision.

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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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Why Do You Want This Job?

“Why do you want this job?” may sound like a lazy job interview question, but, as a hiring manager with 20 years of experience in staffing a Fortune 500 corporate communications department, I can tell you it’s hardly a softball topic.

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Resume Mistakes That Will Get You Noticed in a Bad Way

When you’re writing a resume, your ultimate goal is to be noticed as a qualified candidate and to make enough of an impact on an employer or recruiter that you are invited for an interview.

You know the things employers want to see- relevant skills and experience, required education...

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Are you ready to hire 7% of your Workforce?

In part two of our series of Proposed OFCCP Regs & What They Mean for You, we are going to discuss the big bad 7%. Since the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act came out in 2011, federal contractors...

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