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Getting Hired's blog offers career advice for job seekers, job search resources, stories from companies that value diversity inclusion, along with tips on how to celebrate diversity in the workplace!

NDEAM 2019: Inclusive Employers Celebrating NDEAM

October 16, 2019

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This annual campaign is dedicated to bringing awareness to and celebrating the..

6 Keys to Engaging Employees with Disabilities in Workplace Mentoring

October 16, 2019

Structured mentoring programs are becoming more and more prevalent in the workplace. In fact, over 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have some type..

How to Communicate with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People When You Don’t Know Sign Language

September 30, 2019

Guest Author: Kristy Ramos, Director, CSD Works Imagine living in a world where everyone spoke a different language than you, even your own family...

Service Dogs at Work and in the Workplace

September 27, 2019

Service Dogs at Work

4 Ways to Support National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September 6, 2019

September marks National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness month, a time dedicated to educating the public about spinal cord injuries and to promote..

Candidate Experience Blog Series Part 4: Self-ID and Self-Disclosure

September 6, 2019

Part 4: Self-ID and Self-Disclosure

Candidate Experience Blog Series Part 3: How to Avoid Unconscious Bias Toward Job Seekers with Disabilities

September 6, 2019

DO NOT ASSUME! It’s the number one rule for disability inclusion, and one of the primary keys to understanding and creating a positive candidate..

4 Ways to Promote Productivity in a Remote Workforce

July 9, 2019

The practice of working remotely is on the rise. An increasing number of companies and employees are uncovering the value it can provide,..

How to Customize a Resume to Get More Interviews

June 27, 2019

Seven seconds. According to a 2018 Eye-Tracking Study, that’s the average amount of time a job recruiter spends reviewing a resume. For a job seeker,..

How to Support Individuals with Disabilities throughout the Talent Acquisition Process

June 18, 2019

In January 2019, Getting Hired partnered with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) to host a webinar on how to support individuals with disabilities..

4 Ways Hiring Job Seekers with Disabilities Can Support D&I Goals

June 6, 2019

Workplace diversity is quickly becoming one of, if not the most, significant hiring priorities among employers. According to LinkedIn’s Global..

5 Ways You Can Make a Lasting Positive Impression at a Job Interview

May 28, 2019

While a good resume and cover letter can open the door to a job opportunity, a strong interview is often the most significant step in the hiring..

8 Innovative Recruitment Strategies to Hire People with Disabilities

May 21, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), 20.7 percent of working-age people with disabilities in..

How Can Organizations Host Effective Self-ID Campaigns

May 16, 2019

Over the past several years, more and more employers have grown increasingly interested in encouraging employees with disabilities to self-identify...

10 Steps to Building a Disability-Inclusive Team

May 8, 2019

10 Steps to Building a Disability-Inclusive Team

How to Close Out National Limb Loss Awareness Month

April 30, 2019

Established by the Amputee Coalition in 2010, National Limb Loss Awareness Month (LLAM) is designated as a time for advocates across the world to..

How Job Seekers Can Prepare for an Online Career Fair

April 26, 2019

Getting Hired is looking forward to hosting our Online Career Expo exclusively for job seekers with disabilities on May 2, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 3:00..

Why Aren't Veterans Disclosing their Disabilities?

April 9, 2019

The Getting Hired team has been increasingly receiving questions from employers with concerns about why veterans are not disclosing their..