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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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Start Building Your Resume: List Accomplishments, Key Success Factors

First define what success means to you. Then you can more easily pinpoint your accomplishments and identify your key success factors.

That list of accomplishments and key success factors can give you a framework for developing an exceptional resume and the talking...

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Five Interview Tricks to Help You Get Hired

You've updated your resume and practiced responding to common interview questions.  But being prepared for an interview takes more than just knowing how to answer questions. Here are five interview tricks that can help you get hired.

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Tips for Evaluating Job Postings to Improve Your Search

It's likely that you will look through hundreds of job postings during your job search. New job openings are posted every day, and each one will probably be written and formatted differently. Some will include a great deal of detail an...

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Develop Your Elevator Pitch

You've heard about the importance of having an elevator pitch- a brief statement that lasts the length of an elevator ride that succinctly explains your product or service. 

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Let’s Increase Disability Employment by Filling the Gap Between Need and Availability of Skills

As we prepare for Disability Employment Awareness Month 2012, we know that data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in August 2012 show that, while employment for most of the U.S workforce is slowly recovering

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