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Posted October 17, 2014 by

Navigating Your Rights as a Disabled Student in College

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Male college student in wheelchair at library. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many, very capable, students happen to have a disability. I have heard reports from students that the services they receive in college are helpful and adequate while others report being turned away or being met with an immense amount of confusion. If a student has a legitimate disability that is documented, they have the right to receive appropriate services in the USA. The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in the early 1990s so the system should be simple to navigate but, quite often, it is not.

If you or your adult child has a disability it is essential to know how to start, and successfully complete, the process of signing up for and documenting services before starting college. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Help Writing Resumes for Jobs? 10 Tips that Will Get Them Noticed

In order for recent college graduates to write resumes for jobs that recruiters and employers will notice, they should consider applying these 10 tips to their documents in the following post.

Your resume provides employers with the relevant information they need to decide whether to invite you for an interview, or not. But first, a recruiter has to be impressed enough to actually read your resume. And for that to happen, your document must be focused and concise; in just a few seconds, it must project you as a candidate

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Students, Writing Resumes to Help You Land Jobs? Get Some Expert Advice

To help them land jobs, college students need to write resumes that speak to potential employers.  The following post shares some career advice for this part of the job search.

Scoring your first real job can feel a little daunting at times, but there’s always something you can do to up your chances. For instance, you can make your resume (and LinkedIn profile) as perfect as possible. To help you do just that, we’ve spoken with some of the best, most reputable Generation Y experts

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

Writing a Resume to Find an Internship or a Job? 15 Tips You Can Apply

If you need some help writing your resume to find an internship or a job, check out these 15 tips in the following post.

For a large portion of my career, I’ve served as a hiring manager. In that role, I’ve reviewed an estimated five thousand resumes, perhaps more. I’ve hired sales people, tech experts, managers, marketing people and editors. While my experience may not be as extensive as some long-time HR professionals, odds are pretty good that I’ve

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Do You Have New Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Lessons to Be Learned

As young professionals with new recent graduate jobs, you will likely learn five lessons found in the following post.

The journey from college to career may not be perfectly seamless. Now more than ever, young professionals often experience a serious learning curve coming fresh out of college. But no matter your level of experience, your approach and attitude to that all-important first job can serve as a valuable

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

Writing Cover Letters for Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Tips to Put Forth Your Best Work

If you need some cover letter tips when applying for recent graduate jobs, the following post has five that will help you produce your best work.

Ask two people for career advice, and one set of advice will likely be far different from the other. Cover letters (are they a critical element of your job search, or are they just discarded?) are no exception. Despite all the differing opinions, people in both camps agree on one point: If a prospective employer

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Posted February 25, 2014 by

Does Your Resume for an Entry Level Job Include Your Mailing Address?

If you’re thinking about including your mailing address on a resume for an entry level job, consider the information in the following post before making this decision.

This discussion has been of extreme interest on my end as a professional resume writer. In general, candidates are frustrated by the “strikes” that go against them based on the socio-economic status of the location of their residence, or for being discarded from consideration due to the fact they aren’t in what employers deem

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Posted January 28, 2014 by

Overachieving on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Ways to Highlight Resumes

Achieving success on recent graduate jobs is great, but how can employees show it to others when applying for future jobs?  Learn seven ways to highlight resumes in the following post.

You think of yourself as driven; a capable team-player ready to contribute. But are you also good at selling yourself on paper? Would anyone know how good you are? If you’re unsure, good news! Lou Adler, best-selling author of The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired and creator of Performance-Based Hiring recently wrote a post on

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Posted May 14, 2013 by

Searching for or Working in an Entry Level Job? 5 Career Skills You Should Have

If you want to land or succeed in an entry level job, there are five career skills that can help.  Learn more in the following post.

As a young professional in the workplace, you’ll inevitably encounter certain situations in your career: bad bosses, catty colleagues, work-life balance issues, considering new job opportunities. Navigating the real world isn’t easy, but with more experience and a couple of stumbles and falls along the way, the lessons you learn begin to

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Posted April 05, 2013 by

4 Tips for Designing a Resume That Will Get You Hired

While the information on your resume can qualify you for a job, how it is presented is also an important factor for consideration.  In the following post, learn four tips to make your resume more attractive to a potential employer.

You’ve read all the advice for writing a stellar resume and applied all the tips for great content. You’ve spent hours reviewing and perfecting it line by line. Friends have checked and double checked your spelling and grammar. But you’re still not getting callbacks. Is there anything else you can possibly do to improve your

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