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Rescue your resume from oblivion

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Is there anything more frustrating than sending out your thoughtfully-crafted resume to apply for one job after another – and never hearing back?

Take steps to rescue your resume from the screening trap and get it into the hands of a hiring authority.

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Networking? Start using social media!

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Even though networking is a very effective job search method, it can be daunting to pick up the phone or walk into a room and start talking.

Online networking offers another way to reach a large group of people who can power up your job search.

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Solve the interview mystery

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Everyone knows about the great mystery of interviewing that every job candidate wants to solve: How can I demonstrate that I am perfect for this job?

While your employer research and review of common interview questions are important, they aren’t enough. You need to go deeper.

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Should you pause your job search over the holidays?

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Tempted to take a Thanksgiving-through-New-Years break from your job search?

You may want to rethink that plan.

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Hiring employees with autism

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Unemployment and underemployment are high among adults with Austism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). If you are one of the employers missing out on the talents of this group, consider how your organization could benefit from their unique way of seeing the world.

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25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed July 26, 1990, has improved the quality of life and opportunities for a wide swath of the American public. Whether you have a disability or know someone who does, there’s a good chance you may benefit from the ADA.

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Top 10 reasons to hire a veteran

Veterans Day is the one official day each year that Americans set aside to honor those who’ve served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

But if you’re an employer or human resources representative, you can help veterans all year long—by integrating or enhancing a veterans-hiring initiative in your business or organization.

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Three great reasons to hire people with disabilities

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Did you know October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month?

The month is almost over, but it’s never too late to embrace the theme: “Expect. Employ. Empower.”

If you’re a business owner or hiring manager you have the opportunity to spread disability employment awareness all year.

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