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3 signs your boss is so mean you should actually quit

There's a difference between having a boss you don't really like and having one that makes you want to quit. And in fact, a good amount of workers actually do quit their jobs because of their boss.
A 2015 Gallup survey of more than 7,000 people found that 50 percent had left a job to "get away from their manager. ...




Fleet Fender Bender: How to Handle a Company Car Accident

Companies, such as banks, hotel chains, universities, or manufacturers typically own a fleet of vehicles. Other companies have a company car they allow their employees to use for work tasks. For the company employee, it is a privilege to have the right to drive the employer’s vehicle. ...




What to Do If You’re Fired From Your First Job

Whether you were laid off, downsized or fired, it all means the same thing — you’re out of a job. If it was your first one, the loss can be particularly crushing to your postgrad ego.
 
“It’s a shock. I speak with people who call me and are absolutely stunned and are like, ‘What do I do now?’” says Rebecca “Kiki” Weingarten, a career coach in New York City. ...




How to Start Your Job Search: Advice for Vision Impaired Job Seekers

It's 2017, but the gender-equality conversation continues, with women still facing obstacles in the workplace. Just last week, the tech industry highlighted the major thought divides that persist, when Google fired a senior software engineer.The engineer had sent a 3,300-word document to the company’s internal networks, slamming diversity initiatives and noting his personal view that women aren’t equally represented  in leadership because of "biological causes. ...




Careers for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals

People who are blind or visually impaired are employed in as many diverse jobs as those who are sighted in the workforce. Individuals with vision loss can perform jobs across all clusters of careers including marketing, human services, business management and administration, health science, law, agriculture, and more. ...




Doctors With Disabilities: Why They’re Important

Growing up, my sister never let our family get a blue “handicapped” placard for the car.
Born three months prematurely with cerebral palsy, she uses forearm crutches to get around. But she’d rather walk half a mile across a mall’s parking lot than take the reserved spot next to the entrance. ...




Looking for work with a learning disability: 'You feel like a failure' | Guardian Careers

“I went for an interview last week – a van job, cleaning – and I told them I had autism,” explains Christopher Burns, 40, in Cornwall. “The interviewer got his phone out and called his wife ‘cos she was a nurse. He had to find out what autism was. ...




How to Turn Challenges Like Deafness Into Gifts

Lauren Mackiewicz, 32, is a job coach at Easterseals in East Brunswick, N.J.Q. What does Easterseals provide and what is your role there?A. We offer children and adults with challenges like deafness and autism a variety of services including educational enrichment programs, residential group homes, recreational activities and employment assistance. ...




First Deaf Graduate Assessment Scheme – A pioneering success with Global Professional Services Firm EY

On 20 April 2017, Deaf Unity and EY ran a very successful mock Deaf Graduate Assessment Centre at EY’s offices in London. The assessors were very impressed with the performance of the Deaf candidates and the exercise proved to be a huge learning experience for everyone involved. ...




French Woman with Down’s Syndrome Presents the Weather

A French woman with Down's Syndrome fulfilled a lifelong ambition on Sunday by presenting the weather forecast on national television.Mélanie Ségard , 21, provided a summary of the weekend weather on France 2 after challenging broadcasters to take her on if she received 100,000 likes on her Facebook page "Melanie can do it," Agence France-Presse reports. ...