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10 tips for writing the best resume for your post-graduation job search

The biggest challenge facing college students and new grads is landing a good job. A job that is in your chosen field provides real-time professional work experience, utilizes your learned skills and pays well. Opportunities are opening as the economy expands, but new grads are often labeled as inexperienced and excluded from hiring consideration. ...




Should You Disclose Your Disability on Your Resume?

Crafting the perfect resume takes a lot of careful thought and questioning. Do I include all previous work experience? What section goes first? Do I disclose my disability on my resume? This last question may be the trickiest of them all, because the answer is really that it depends. ...




Disability discrimination: your legal rights

What qualifies as disability? And what legal protection do people who experience discrimination at work have under the Equality Act?
 
Though many employers are taking steps to improve workplace diversity and increase awareness around mental health, disabled people continue to face discrimination at work. ...




One Easy Way to Make an Enemy at Work

It's never fun to feel like you're alone at work. Having people you can count on around you can boost your confidence and productivity, and help you get through tough dilemmas when they pop up. It is also a critical part of advancing your career and your ability to influence strategy, direction, and resources. ...




Three Things Employers Can Expect When Employees Work Remotely

In March 2016, Forbes published an article listing 125 companies at which all or most of their employees work remotely. That number — up from 26 reportedly remote companies in 2014 — continues to grow year-over-year. FlexJobs, the creators of the list, forecast that more than 50 percent of people will work remotely by the year 2020. ...




Hidden disabilities at work: 'Every day I'm fatigued and in pain'

People with invisible disabilities face a daily dilemma of whether to conceal or reveal their conditions to colleagues.
 
“I’m constantly anxious that my ‘luck’ will run out. Either in being able to work at all, or that my workplace will run out of patience and I’ll be out of a job,” says Rebecca Allen, a data analyst in London. ...




How to Create a Healthy Work Space

Positioning your gear in the right spots and taking frequent breaks is crucial.
 
If you start your day pain-free and energetic but end it fatigued, rubbing the back of your neck after sitting in front of a computer all day, you may have an unhealthy work station. ...




9 things you can do today to be more productive tomorrow

Productivity is a process.
 
Before you can sit down and do things, you have to sit down and plan to do things. Which is why your ability to get things done tomorrow depends heavily on your ability to organize, schedule, and reflect today.
 
Below, we've rounded up nine relatively quick tasks you can complete right now to make the next day awesome. ...




6 Strategies for Better Online Visibility

Make sure the employers Googling you see positive, professional results.
When people search for your name online, what will they find? Be proactive in ensuring your future hiring manager finds the right information.
These six strategies will boost your online visibility and protect against unwanted search results:
Create awesome, authentic profiles. ...




Philadelphia Bars Employers from Requesting Salary History

Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women.
Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney signed the measure on Monday, and said he's confident the bill can withstand legal challenges. ...