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How to Get Hired Regardless of Your Disability and the State of the Economy

“Almost half of all working-age people with disabilities in America today are employed,” writes Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park, president of WorkNet Solutions, Riverside, CA. 

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Getting Your Foot in the Door – Your Next Job Doesn’t Have to be Your Dream Job

When conducting your job search, keep in mind that not every job you have is going to be the job of your dreams. This doesn’t mean you have to take a job you don’t want; it just means that getting your dream job will likely take time and patience.

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What Does a Recruiter Need to Know about Hiring People with Disabilities?

There are a plethora of issues to consider when hiring people with various disabilities and special needs that can set the tone for a ‘quality’ hire 

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When to Discuss Your Disability With a Potential Employer

Deciding when to disclose your disability to a prospective employer depends on your type of disability, how you are positioning yourself for a particular job, your type of personality and temperament, and the type of employer you are targeting.

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Referrals. The Open Door to a New Position.

Think about the way we look for jobs.

If you're like me, you'll look at company websites, brand name products you frequently purchase, search through countless job board postings, and finally, ask your friends.

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Market Research for People with Disabilities

Modest job gains across most industries and an unemployment rate that refuses to budge continue to be the norm for the U.S. economy. In January, total non-farm payroll employment increased by 157,000 and the unemployment rate grew by a tenth of a percentage

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How to Build and Communicate Your Personal Leadership Philosophy

Karen has a master's degree in public administration. She works as a facilitator, recording secretary and strategist on short-term projects for various municipal, county and state government agencies in Wisconsin.

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Don’t Lose Your Edge During Your Job Search

In today's job market, more and more people are finding themselves unemployed for extended periods of time. Instead of being out of work for a month or two, many find themselves out of work for a year or more.

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How to More Effectively Communicate with Your Prospective Supervisor

How do you determine whether you're effectively communicating with key people (especially your prospective supervisor) during your second and third job interviews with prospective employers?

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5 Reasons to Consider Taking On Seasonal Employment

The holidays can be a particularly challenging time to be searching for a job. It may seem like employers are putting their hiring processes on hold or aren't advertising at all.

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