All around you are excellent resources to help you make good career choices. Talk with family and friends, or others who have careers that seem interesting to you. Search the Internet or go to your local library and ask where the Career Resource room or section is.
Below are resources and websites that might aid you in your search for employment.
Help with Self-Directed Career Planning Titles
Guide to Occupational Exploration (find copy in your local library)
Resumé & Cover Letter
Having a well prepared resumé and cover letter that catches the perspective employers' eyes quickly is essential in today's job market. You want your resumé to be accurate, current, tailored to the type of job you are applying to and has NO typos. Here are some helpful links to drafting a resumé:
Sample Cover Letters
www.disabledperson.com- Excellent job board for persons with disabiities
www.usajobs.gov- USAJOBS is the Federal Government’s official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
https://www.maxoutreach.com/jobs/- a new job board worth checking out.
www.locanto.com/jobs/j/ Are you currently unemployed or looking for more meaningful employment in your local area?
Indeed.com — The site gathers job listings from thousands of websites including job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
gettinghired.com — Careers & Community for Talented People with Disabilities
hcareers.com — jobs in the Hospitality industry
jobcircle.com — job board, serving the Mid-Atlantic region
hospitaljobsonline.com - resource for healthcare jobs
http://www.localjobnetwork.com/jobnetwork.asp - "locally focused; nationally connected"
https://neuvoo.com/en- "your job search starts here"
Staffing and Employment agencies are resources to consider as you can test your ability to work and get an idea of what you may or may not be able to handle as many of these jobs are temporary and commitment is limited. This is also a way of building a recent employment history if you have been out the job market for a while.
Career One Stops
Career One Stops offer free access to computer-based skill and aptitude testing, use of job search tools, information sessions and computers with internet access to assist you in your job search. Workshops and job clubs help job seekers identify job skills, fill out applications correctly, write resumes, learn interview techniques, access labor market information and post their resumes.
Office Locator : http://www.servicelocator.org/
Below are links to websites that provide information on interviewing
Disclosing Your Disability to an Employer
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