|Positioning your resume
One of the biggest challenges facing job-seekers in the current market is getting past the first read by the HR recruiter or the hiring manager. This is where you have to spend some time effectively marketing yourself; in short making your "brand" stand out. The best way to do that is by making sure your letter focuses on the position that you are seeking and that your resume highlights the skills and experience that are in the job description or posting. A checklist of key items may help. Click here to read more.
|The other side of disclosure
There is quite a bit of information and plenty of discussion about when and how to disclose your MS to an employer. Do you need some accommodation? Do you feel that you would rather get it out in the open to avoid questions if symptoms become apparent? Have you been out because of flare-ups? These are certainly important considerations and require a lot of thought and confidence in your company, but I want to bring up the other side; sharing with co-workers. Click here to read more.
|Listen to recordings from the 2013 Employment Teleconference Series
If you missed one or more of the calls in the 2013 Employment Teleconference Series, click here to listen to the recordings on Podbean.
As always, if you have any questions about employment issues, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Christina Forster, MA, CRC
Employment Services Manager