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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…
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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…
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5 Tips to Successful Job Searching If You’re Over 50

There are hurdles to job searching when you’re over 50. Those over 50, or otherwise nearing what many call retirement age may sometimes be looked upon as a non-ideal candidate for hire. The question many employers may be considering is: “Why invest in someone who may be in it for only a few years when…
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Salary History: A Question Many Employers Can No Longer Ask

There are many questions that job seekers should be prepared to answer when it comes to the job application and interview, but starting October 31, 2017, there is one question job seekers (at least in New York City) should no longer expect to hear. This question is about one’s pay, particularly as it relates to…
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Age Impacts Your Job Search, What You Can Do

Age discrimination may be prohibited when it comes to employment in the U.S., but the unfortunate truth is that it still exists regardless. No matter whether you’re of the older generation, the younger generation, or somewhere in between, you can potentially become a victim of age discrimination when job hunting. Even before an employer looks…
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