Informational Interviews Help in Learning about Employment Opportunities

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Source: About.com When you respond to newspaper or online ads, your resume is one of hundreds that will be viewed.  We recommend “informational interviews”. An informational interview is an interview conducted to collect information about a job, career field, industry or company. It could also be used as a source of contacts that could lead ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Informational Interviews Help in Learning about Employment Opportunities"

Military Skills Translators Match Veterans’ Skills to Civilian Jobs

Categories: Veteran Services
A big challenge for veterans looking to find civilian jobs is understanding how your military skills fit jobs in the civilian market place. The following are sites that can assist you with transforming your military resume to a civilian workplace. Military.com Skills Translator. The VA for Vets military skills translator allows you to translate your ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Military Skills Translators Match Veterans’ Skills to Civilian Jobs"

Health & Disability Advocates Laud New Labor Dept. Proposal to Boost Hiring of Qualified Workers with Disabilities

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HDA’s Think Beyond the Label provides tools and resources to help employers recruit prospective job seekers with disabilities. REPRINT 2/22/12 from Think Beyond the Label CHICAGO–Health & Disability Advocates, the parent organization of Think Beyond the Label, a public-private partnership that connects businesses to jobs for people with disabilities across the U.S., strongly supports a ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Health & Disability Advocates Laud New Labor Dept. Proposal to Boost Hiring of Qualified Workers with Disabilities"

Counting People with Disabilities

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By Guest Blogger Matthew Brault, Statistician, Health and Disability Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau. As most visitors to this blog are aware, the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990 represented a major milestone. The law guaranteed equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Counting People with Disabilities"