Tag: Easter Seals

How Veterans Can Prepare for Job Interviews

Feeling comfortable talking about your accomplishments is something that everyone has trouble with, but for veteran job seekers, this task is especially difficult after being part of such a team-centric environment. See tips from Easter Seals’ Carol Salter on how veterans can prepare for interviews using both team-centric and first person language.

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Claudia Gordon’s Top 3 Tips for Launching Your Career

The following post is being shared with permission from our friends at Easter Seals. View the original post on EasterSeals.com. Double. That’s the unemployment rate for people with disabilities compared to the rate of unemployment of those without disabilities. 12.9% versus 6.1%, according to June 2014 statistics from the United States Department of Labor. In . . . Read More

5 Resume and Interviewing Tips for People Over 55

The following post is being shared with permission from our friends at Easter Seals. View the original post on EasterSeals.com. There’s no such thing as an ideal age for retirement. Just look at today’s workforce. In the next decade, over 71 million Americans will be 65 years of age and older, and many don’t plan . . . Read More

Navigating the Workforce with Disabilities

The following blog post originally appeared on EasterSeals.com and being shared with permission. A recap of our Facebook chat on launching a career Easter Seals hosted a Facebook panel discussion on launching a career for people with disabilities in October of 2014. Panelists included Patrick Cokley of the Office of Disability Employment Policy; Sara Fair, a . . . Read More

Tips for Job Seekers with Disabilities

For over 75 years, our partner Easter Seals Crossroads has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives. Their workforce development services help people with disabilities learn skills to successfully enter the workforce, or to return to work after an illness or injury. We asked Carol Salter, Assistant VP of Workforce Development Solutions at Easter Seals, what advice she would share with job seekers with disabilities. Here’s what she had to say:

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