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How to get a job with a disability.

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An infographic by contributor BurningNights. If you suffer from a disability, be it mental or physical, this can make it rather difficult to secure employment, even though companies are forbidden by law from discriminating against candidates on the grounds of disability. The harsh truth is that some jobs will require a level of exertion that a candidate with a disability, with the greatest will and determination in the world, could not demonstrate continually. Differently-abled people shouldn’t lose heart in their search for work, however. There are numerous jobs that they would be able to perform with no difficulty whatsoever, such … / Read more »




What Can I Do To Find Full-Time Employment in My Field?

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Michelle from Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University asked: “I have my BS in Healthcare Administration and my Masters in Public Administration. I been working as a temp for the past year but I am still not able to find full-time employment and it’s really taken a toll on me. I trying everything but I all I get is, “do you want to be a CNA?”. I really need some advice on how to proceed with confidence.” Thank you for your question, Michelle.  I can appreciate your frustration in not landing the right opportunity as quickly as you’d like. … / Read more »




How Can I Get Better Job Search Results?

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Kyle from Oregon State University asked: “I have a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and am seeing no results from my job search. I have been looking for almost 5 months now and have received two phone interviews after applying for dozens of jobs. I have had my resume looked over by several people who had no criticisms. My resume doesn’t help me much, I have no research/extracurricular activities, and none of my job experience is relevant to my degree/career. I have contacted multiple local companies about potential internships for experience and didn’t hear anything back. Can you shed some light … / Read more »




How to Make Career Connections in the Medical Field

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Advancing in your career often requires meeting people along the way, and connections you make in the medical field can help you learn about new job opportunities. Building connections with others in the area ensures you’re able learn about new openings and you’re more likely to land a job if you have a referral. Here are a few ways to make more career connections in the medical field. Charity Events It’s common for medical organizations to hold charity events. By attending these, you can meet others in the field and potentially make career connections. … / Read more »




Getting Noticed by your Target Company

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An infographic courtesy of Phil.Exeq. For sure, many of job seekers – whether a first-timer or looking for a better one than their current job – already have a target company they would like to work for. This is actually a good thing since it helps narrow our job-hunting efforts, allowing us to prepare ourselves for the interview and anticipate all related questions regarding their company. However, with an oversaturated job market that we have today, how confident are you that your job application to your desired company will be shortlisted, let alone be noticed by the hiring manager? No … / Read more »