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Congratulations! You made it through the job search, writing the cover letter, and developing the resume. Now how do you ensure the employer sees you as the qualified and capable future employee you are, not as a candidate with a disability?
Job hunting is a marathon, not a sprint, and in a competitive job market, even the most accomplished job seekers will have moments of self-doubt. To maintain your energy and enthusiasm try to think of your job search as a learning opportunity;
Are you in need of accommodations in the workplace due to a disability? Do you know what steps to take in order to get the process started? Disclosure is the first and sometimes the most difficult step.
Landing a professional position in an uncertain economy can be challenging for any job seeker, whether you have a disability or not. Yet it can and is done, every day!
While a resume demonstrates your qualifications, a cover letter helps you demonstrate your “fit” with an institution. Start by researching your potential employer including a review of their mission statement.
The next time you receive feedback in the workplace consider this: To compete against the most educated and experienced professionals in higher ed, jobseekers need to have soft skills (and the references to back them up).
If you are applying for a job with a college or university, you might be hearing a lot about the curriculum vitae (CV). Most faculty positions at these institutions require a CV. If you are applying for staff positions, you will likely be asked to submit
Balancing work, family, and self-care is physically and emotionally challenging. Involving others in overseeing care needs can help alleviate stress.
As a calling card to beginning or advancing your career, your resume should reflect your personality and qualifications while fulfilling your potential employer's expectations.
Whether you are a candidate for a staff or faculty position, if your are qualified, the position you seek is essentially yours to lose. The following interview techniques and tips can help you move from candidate to employee.
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