Advice For Job-seekers!
Always look for openings within your area of knowledge and experience.
If you have no job experience, still look for jobs that interest
you, because you'll become more involved and get promoted sooner.
A good paying job that bores you quickly becomes no job.
Many not-for-profit organizations, like your local or national office
of UCP, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Federation for
the Blind, Easter Seals, Multiple Sclerosis Society, or Self Help
for Hard of Hearing Persons, offer programs in job readiness,
skill building, and supported work environments. If you've never
worked or if you need to develop office skills or job readiness,
many organizations like these, or community groups, can use your
CareerConnect, sponsored by the American Foundation for the
Blind (AFB), is a free resource for people who are blind or visually
impaired to learn about the range and diversity of the jobs that
are performed by adults who are blind or visually impaired.
America's Job Bank
Search through a database of over one million jobs nationwide; create
and post your resume online, or set up an automated job search.
America's Job Bank is a component of CareerOneStop Portal.
America's Service Locator
Employers and jobseekers can find services they need at a convenient
CareerOneStop Portal. Just enter your zip code and select
the desired service(s). Or dial 1-877-US-2JOBS for direct assistance.
If you are interested in finding a new job where you live right
now or where you might want to live in the near future, look no
further. Job listings and career links for the state in which you
are most interested.
Rich in resources, this site provides information about wages and
employment trends, market trends, occupational requirements, state
by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts
nationwide, and extensive online career resource library. CareerInfonet
is a component of CareerOneStop Portal, débuts Fall
CCollegeJobs.com is a job board for the community college sector
where colleges post employee vacancies for a fee and job seekers
access postings and can post their resume for free.
Register here to gain access to a large database of job leads in
deaf education; you may also post job listings or your resume.
Department of Veterans
Job opportunities for veterans
Information on civil rights, education, employment, housing, health
care, technology and transportation, etc. While DisabilityInfo.gov
will be managed by the Department of Labor, content for the portal
will be a responsibility shared across multiple federal agencies.
disABLEDperson.com launched its recruitABILITY site, which provides
online, targeted recruiting that effectively connects proactive
employers (Oracle, Microsoft, Bank of America, etc.) with job seekers
Staffs workforce inclusive of all qualified individuals, regardless
of race, age,
sexual orientation, or disability.
Employment Trust, Inc.
(based in Portland, Maine)
A privately owned employment placement agency committed to assisting
individuals with barriers to employment due to disability or economic
disadvantage, identify and achieve their vocational aspirations.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Your employment rights as an individual with a disability; also
many resources and related links from here.
The Family Village
Employment resources for people with various disabilities.
Search for jobs in your city
And other job-related information
A new resource to help job-hunters with disabilities find work.
Minnesota Job Bank
Look for jobs in your state or post your resume.
Posts thousands of jobs and resumes free
The National Business
and Disabilities Council
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) is the leading
corporate resource on all issues related to the successful employment
and integration of individuals with disabilities into America's
workforce. Fortune 1000 companies post job openings for job seekers
The National Center on
Workforce and Disability/Adult
A resource for One-Stop Career Centers, state and local Workforce
Investment Boards, and policymakers to enable them to increase employment
outcomes for people with disabilities
NCWD for Youth
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability launched
a new Web site for Youth in October 2002. NCWD provides employment
resources and information for youths seeking employment.
New Mobility's Jobline
The goal of PEPNet is to assist postsecondary institutions across
the nation to attract and effectively serve individuals who are
deaf and hard of hearing. Various programs include job placement.
Project Hired Focus on
Based in California-diverse job placement
Bridging the disABILITY Divide-Their commitment is to provide an
online, targeted recruiting site that effectively connects proactive
employers with job seekers who have disabilities.
Social Security AdministrationState
Chart of Work Incentives Activities
Contains links to information on initiatives, activities, and programs
that can help people with disabilities find work.
Telecommuting for Persons
Excellent resourcessite is dedicated to promoting telecommuting
as a significant option and service, in both employment and education
for persons with disabilities.
Federal positions are filled by people with disabilities, as well
as by non-disabled persons.
CAREERS & the disABLED recruitment
"A Guide for People with Disabilities
(Collaboration between Social Security Administration, EEOC and
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