You know enough to regularly update you resume—so if you find a job posting you’re interested in, you’re halfway through the application process. Continue reading How to Write an Impressive Cover Letter From Scratch in 30 Minutes
Resumes get a bad rap. We write them begrudgingly, usually during periods of transition, or tumult. We fiddle with phrasing and format, agonizing over how to craft our qualifications into the best resume possible. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Continue reading What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2019
Statistics show that the average employee will change jobs at least 11 times in their working life and, for most people, moving into a new role is a fairly manageable transition. But what happens when you change course completely and launch a brand-new career?
Continue reading 4 Key Steps to Launching a New Career
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The work of government employees impacts the lives of every American and the lives of people around the world. Federal employees can play a vital role in addressing pressing issues, from homelessness to homeland security. Continue reading 10 Reasons to Work for the Federal Government
When it comes to conversation, you’re a natural. You can chat up a storm with just about anyone, you’re a pro at listening, and you love meeting and connecting with new people. Continue reading 30 Brilliant Networking Conversation Starters
The unemployment rate for people with a disability dropped last year, falling from 10.5 percent in 2016 to 9.2 percent in 2017, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Continue reading Jobless Rate for People with Disabilities Decreases
Always keep in mind that you are never required to disclose your disability as an applicant or employee. The general rule of thumb is that it is rarely a good idea to disclose your disability in a cover letter or resume. The exception would be if the employer is specifically hiring under a program to recruit people with disabilities.
Continue reading Should You Mention Your Disability in a Cover Letter or Resume?
INDIANAPOLIS—Bosma Enterprises, an Indianapolis nonprofit dedicated to helping people with vision loss regain independence, has launched an innovative training program to prepare people who are blind or visually impaired for high-demand careers as Salesforce administrators. Called BosmaForce, the 18-week course is offered entirely online and available to anyone throughout the country.
Continue reading Bosma Enterprises Launches Program To Prepare People Who Are Blind For Careers As Salesforce Administrators
Over the course of her career, Kathy Martinez has worked with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, served under two administrations, and led Wells Fargo’s Disability and Accessibility strategy — when she was just starting her career, her counselor at the California Department of Rehabilitation believed that her career aspirations would not extend past working at a lock factory, all because she was blind. Continue reading This Latina Is Using Her Own Experience With Blindness To Bring About Change In The Workforce
By Stephan Zev
If you’re like most wheelchair users, you’d like nothing more than to have a satisfying career that develops your talents to the fullest extent while making a positive contribution to the world. But as you might have guessed, it’s not always that easy. There are ways to overcome the odds and learn about the best jobs for people in wheelchairs to help steer you in the right direction.
Continue reading The Best Jobs for People in Wheelchairs