When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)

Katie, a potential employee, interviews with your company.  She is well qualified to perform the essential functions of the job for which she has applied.  The new employee is a wheelchair user; therefore, you recognize that some reasonable accommodations should made to ensure equality in the work environment.  You gladly work with the new employee, … Continue reading When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)

Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, an annual observation dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in history. The female presence in the workforce is increasing in just about every industry. With women working more, their earnings have become a growing share of the family income. For those currently looking for work, here are some strategies … Continue reading Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month

Hiring Candidates with Disabilities-Three Examples

For companies with federal contracts, OFCCP would like to see employees with disabilities totaling 7% across all job groups. For successful recruitment and retention, such companies need effective outreach and recruitment measures that would allow them to reach this goal. Below are examples of three companies who have made a big difference in the lives … Continue reading Hiring Candidates with Disabilities-Three Examples

Transform Your Military Resume for the Civilian Workforce

Most employers know that hiring veterans is a smart business decision for the multitude of skills and attributes they bring to the table. It is also true that in spite of that knowledge, many recruiters pass over military resumes simply because they do not understand them.  Now that you are back from duty and ready … Continue reading Transform Your Military Resume for the Civilian Workforce

Seven questions to ask when negotiating salary

As you prepare for your job search in the New Year and sharpen your interviewing skills, one aspect that needs special attention is salary negotiations. Salary negotiations are one of the most intimidating parts of the interview process. Even those that are confident through every phase of interviewing can sometimes be stumped about how to … Continue reading Seven questions to ask when negotiating salary