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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 April 01, 2014 by

No Response When Emailing Your Resume for an Entry Level Job? 4 Reasons Why

So, you haven’t received any response when emailing your resume to apply for an entry level job.  The following post has four reasons why your resume may not be getting one.

If your resume delivery process is completely flawed, no one is going to read that shining gem of a resume in the first place. It’s like having a really great idea, but telling nobody about it, and then some other schmoe makes a million dollars because he knows a thing or two about basic

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Posted January 28, 2014 by

The Basics of Filing for the First Time

Yellow post it note about filing tax return

Yellow post it note about filing tax return. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For college students and recent grads, filing taxes for the first time can feel overwhelming. Not only are you responsible for supporting yourself financially, but now you must report your wages to Uncle Sam. By law, you are required to disclose any earnings to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and they then process the taxes you owe or are owed. But what if you’re a dependent? If this is the case then the rules differ slightly. Review the IRS regulations to determine the appropriate course of action. We’ve gathered some of the basics you’ll need to know if you’re filing for the first time. (more…)

Posted December 09, 2013 by

What It Takes to Create a Mobile Resume for Your Entry Level Job Search

Are you searching for an entry level job using a mobile device?  If so, then you will probably need to create an effective resume at some point.  The following post offers some pointers on how to create a successful mobile resume.

Nearly an electronic appendage, we’re rarely more than a few feet from our phone or tablet at all times. A few weeks ago, ComeRecommended had a post about applying for jobs from your mobile device. These tips included utilizing job alerts, applying with LinkedIn, and having a mobile resume and cover letter. But, what exactly goes into creating a

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Posted December 03, 2012 by

10 Signs Your Resume Needs Updating

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are searching for a new job, it may be a good idea to tweak your resume.  The following post has 10 signs to tell you that your resume needs some adjustments.

The dynamic job market of today keeps changing and what was required on a resume a few years ago could be the show stopper today. To roll with the punches the clever job seeker has to be flexible and prepared to adapt, this goes especially for your resume. Resumes are living documents and will change over time, just like you should. The devil is most often in the detail and are you confident that your resume will do you justice?

Signs that tell you it’s time for a little resume makeover:

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10 Signs Your Resume Needs Updating