Category: Research

Job Applicants with Disabilities: Part 2 – Requesting Reasonable Accommodation

This guest post article is written by LegalMatch.   What Can an Employer Ask Me During an Interview? Under the ADA and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, interviewers typically cannot ask you questions about your health or abilities unless it concerns the job’s essential functions. For example, if you are applying for a position that requires the repetitive lifting…
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Job Applicants with Disabilities: Part 1 – Assessing a Job Description

This guest post article is written by LegalMatch.     Job searching with a disability is a stressful endeavor. Too often, you might face uncomfortable questions or assumptions about your abilities. However, federal and state laws offer important protections to disabled workers. Learn more about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) impacts your job search and your prospective employer’s…
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Find the Professional Career That’s Fit for You

The beginning of the year tends to be when we all often go through a desire to do better for ourselves in the year ahead. One area that is typically reviewed is the professional career. We all start to think: Am I making professional progress? Am I in the right position? Is it time for change? Those are all good…
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4 Ways to Spot Employers Using Applicant Tracking Systems to Screen Resumes

In an earlier post we provided tips to producing a well-written resume with a resume checklist, and we indicated the importance of having an applicant tracking system-ready, or ATS-ready, resume. As more employers are inundated with resumes, it becomes harder to find the right talent. So, many employers have resorted to ATS software to help screen resumes that come in.…
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4 Tips to Navigate into the Hidden Job Market

You may have heard about the hidden job market, but what many job seekers are left wondering is where to find it. The fact of the matter is that you can’t simply go to the search engines thinking that you can find it by searching “hidden job market.” There is a reason why it is referred to as “hidden” and…
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