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Connecticut's Network Of Health.pngThe State of Connecticut has a site offering resources for "individuals, families and agencies concerned with mental health".  Connecticut's Network of Care for Behavioral Health allows you to find the appropriate services related to mental and behavioral health, addiction, advocacy, legal services, employment, and even basic needs like food and housing via their online service directory here.  They also assist veterans and  persons with physical disabilities and legal troubles as well.  Check out the site by clicking here and see for yourself.   

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VetNet

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VetNet.pngVetNet is a new site that offers assistance to veterans reentering civilian life.  The site was put together by groups such as Hire Heroes USA for the purpose of helping vets and their family members find jobs. 

VetNet offers online courses in resumes and refining job search skills, advice on how to get in touch with possible employers, and/or starting your own business. For more info, click here

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Esight.org

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Esight.org.pngHere's another site that offers assistance to job hunters with disabilities:  Esight.org.  The site offers job postings, advice on resumes and cover letters, links to small business resources and other job search tools.  Though their web page is still "under construction", they seem to be up and running.  Check out more about Esight.org by clicking here
 

How To Create An "Unbeatable" Resume

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Author and job recruiter Tony Beshara explains to Forbes writer Kerry Hannon here how job seekers can put together an "unbeatable" resume to attract employers. Tips include keeping the format of the resume simple, using Word format and listing your previous work experience in reverse order. 

For more tips from Mr. Beshara, on both resumes and how to network yourself, click here

 

The WorkPlace

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workplace.pngThe WorkPlace (click here) is an organization set up to assist job seekers who've been out of work for an extended period as well as employers looking for qualified employees.  Their mission "is to develop a well-educated, well-trained, and self-sufficient workforce that can confidently compete in today's changing global marketplace".  The WP offers education and training for job seekers (including those with disabilities), and employee training.  For more info, click here
 

ABILITYJobs.pngQualified job applicants with disabilities and employers who would like to hire them might want to check out the ABILITYJobs website here.  The site's stated mission "is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment."  And by "posting job opportunities, or searching resumes, employers can find qualified persons with disabilities as well as demonstrate their affirmative action and open door policies".  

Sound good?  Click here for more info. 

 

DisaboomJobs

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Back in 2009 on this post, I mentioned several job seeker sites that assist persons with disabilities.  One that's still running is DisaboomJobs, which helps out with job searching, finding the right companies to work for, career resources and advice, and even posts your resume online.  To find out more about this site, click here.   

VetJobs.com

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8-13-2012 3-54-59 PM.pngVeterans needing assistance in finding stable employment should check out VetJobs.com.  This site helps all former US military personnel looking for jobs with resumes, employment assistance, job searches and even career fairs.  For more info, click here
 

USjobs.pngJob seekers and potential employers may want to check out the US.jobs website put together by the National Labor Exchange.  The site offers assistance in career research, resumes, relocation, figuring out possible salaries and education for job seekers.  There's also a webpage devoted to assisting veterans in finding work, as well as a directory to assist employers in finding the right applicant.  For more about US.jobs, click here

 
DiversityWorld.com has an article by Rob McInnes that lists job seeking tips for blind and visually impaired job seekers that you can access by clicking here.  Among the various tips listed are how to find job openings, networking, explaining why you need accomodation in the job, and how to deal with transportation issues at work.  For more info, click here
 

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