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From the monthly archives: March, 2014

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'March, 2014'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Candidates with Disabilities Are Reluctant to Disclose

Candidates with Disabilities Are Reluctant to Disclose

Only 55% of candidates with disabilities disclose their disability prior to receiving a job offer, according to a survey GettingHired conducted of 328 job seekers with disabilities in late 2013. This poses a problem to employers actively focused on hiring and retaining workers with disabilities. If employers do not know candidates are disabled, how can they measure their progress?

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Employer Report Card: Candidates with Disabilities Identify Many Opportunities to Improve

Employer Report Card: Candidates with Disabilities Identify Many Opportunities to Improve

In late 2013, GettingHired conducted a survey of 328 job seekers with disabilities. The results reveal several areas where employers that hire people with disabilities could improve including, Accessibility, Disability Friendliness, Discrimination, and Communication.

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Overqualified? Don't Let That Stop You From Getting Hired

Overqualified? Don't Let That Stop You From Getting Hired

There could be any number of reasons why you’re searching for a job. Maybe you just graduated, maybe you were laid off, or maybe you’re not happy in your current job or even in your career. Whatever the reason, each job search comes with its own set of hurdles. One could be that you find yourself overqualified for the positions you’re seeking.

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The Art of Negotiating Acceptable Accommodations

The Art of Negotiating Acceptable Accommodations

It’s an important hurdle that you, as a jobseeker with a disability, will likely face: trying to negotiate accommodations with a new employer who may lack information about the particular assistive technology that you need to perform well in your new job.

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