5 Tips For Job Seekers With Disabilities

People with mental or physical disabilities face challenges in their education and work attainment that are different and often more difficult than the challenges of other job seekers.

Here are five tips and a few resources to support people with disabilities in their job search and career advancement. Continue reading


Honoring MLK’s Fight for Worker’s Rights

As long as the people have had a voice, we have advocated for family-sustaining wages, safe working conditions, and many “benefits” that most of us now take for granted, like 40-hour workweeks.

Modern social justice advocates also call for equal access to interesting or fulfilling work for all employees, and equitable pay based on work qualifications, not gender or cultural background.

Current public discussions about the prevalence of sexual harassment in United States business shed light on the consequences of workplaces that are not respectful or inclusive.

Civil Rights leader Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his contemporaries knew that employment was a social justice issue. Dr. King’s final days were spent in Memphis, TN, supporting Black garbage workers striking over unsafe work conditions, racial discrimination and low wages. Continue reading

Kickoff 2018: Where to Begin?

In the coming weeks, look for tips and ideas to make 2018 your year.

calendarSo, how can you kickoff 2018 right?

  1. Face Your Deepest Fear
  2. Plan for Success
  3. Chose Where to Begin

Where to Begin?

If you are like most people, there are several parts of your life you’d like to improve or change. Pick one New Year goal to focus on for now. You can start another goal in the spring, after you have made progress or completed your New Year goal. So keep this goal list someplace where you can find it in a few months. Continue reading

Kickoff 2018: Plan for Success

Planning to overhaul your life at the New Year is a cliche, I know. But it is also real.

goal without plan quoteOne reason New Year’s Resolutions are so popular is because January 1 feels like a clean slate — a time to let go of old habits and start something positive and new.

New Years Resolutions usually don’t stick. Often, the plans we make for the coming year fall apart within weeks.

Nevertheless, you can persist.

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