News and Articles on Employment and Disability for Disabled Veterans the week of 2.19.17

Workplace Disability Discrimination
Claims Are on the Rise

Truth-Out-This is bad news for America's disability community,
which simply wants equal access to a fair, respectful workplace -- just like
everyone else.

New
Alabama program allows for disability savings

Montgomery Advertiser-The state of Alabama is launching a
savings program meant to help people with disabilities. The new Enable
Savings Plan Alabama is ...

Tips
from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview

Detroit Lakes Online- While an employer may offer short
or long-term disability, most people faced with a disability will
file for benefits with Social Security. If you're ...

State
Seeks Input to Make Getting Around Easier for Disabled

U.S. News & World Report-INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The
Indiana Department of Transportation is looking for people willing to work on
issues facing the disabled.

How
Low Self-Esteem At Work Can Kill Your Chances For Success

2Glassdoor Blog / by
Michael Ruderman, Personal Capital -Recently, there has been an evolution
in the American workplace. More companies are moving away from traditional work
environments in favor of adopting more collaborative and dynamic 

Actors With Disabilities Show "I Have Friends In
Heaven" Movie About Disability in Hollywood

Disabled World -I
have friends in heaven movie will be screened at the Chinese Theatre of Los
Angeles (Hollywood), on the occasion of the 12th Los Angeles Italia - The
Italian Film Fest

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

For some people, #confidence is hardwired into
their system. But for others, it’s not. Here's what you need to do. bit.ly/2j0Rhjp

Mental
Health NIMH@NIMHgov

What are the signs and symptoms of social anxiety
disorder? bit.ly/2kUV1z1

UMKC
Career Services@umkcroocareers

Sending an emoji to an employer won't get you a job. Here
are our tips to keep your communication professional. ow.ly/DHJK309aR0v

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

Have you gotten passed over for a job? Here are some tips
on how to deal. bit.ly/1xBvPgk

News and Articles on Employment for Disabled Veterans the Week of 2.13.17

Advocates
for disabled send a distress signal to legislators

Minneapolis Star Tribune-Glen Stubbe - Star Tribune Jeff
Bangsberg testified at the Capitol on a bill that would help with the shortage
of personal care assistants for ...

Innovative
gallery helps disabled artists achieve professional dreams

KRQE News-WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — The nation's
capital is home to more than 2,300 residents with disabilities whose dreams are
identical to ...

Senators
Want Answers On IDEA Website Outage

Disability Scoop-As we work to resolve this issue,
information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
can be found below,” the note reads.

Why
You Can't Rely on Social Security Disability Insurance

Motley Fool-Most people would agree on the importance of
life insurance, but few of us have even considered buying disability insurance
-- though you're ...

Workplace Disability Discrimination
Claims Set New Record

Disability Scoop-The EEOC has tracked disability-related
workplace discrimination since 1992. In addition, the agency also monitors
employment discrimination ...

DisabilityStatistics@disabilitystats

You can download presentations from the State of the
Science panels online: ow.ly/KMZf308Xyxo

U.S.
News Careers@USNewsCareers

If you aren't sure how to answer a question, it's OK to
ask the interviewer for clarification. trib.al/QGlb1LE

Westfield
St. Career@WSUCareers

The Ten Keys to Success at Job and Career Fairs bit.ly/2crtyog (#9!
-you never know what can come from striking up a conversation!)

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

Here’s how to show you’re ready for the next step in your
career. bit.ly/1pdc2aF #promotion

News and Articles of Employment for Disabled Veterans the Week of 2.6.17

USGA
plans national championships for disabled golfers

Golfweek.com-Next in the works, according to various USGA
officials, are national championships for men and women involving disabled golfers.
There are a ...

For
the Disabled Traveler, Strategies for a Successful Trip

New York Times-that provides both encouragement for disabled travelers
and practical advice on navigating the world from a scooter or wheelchair. The
elder ...

Ask a Career Coach: Is My Interview Outfit the Reason I'm Not
Getting the Job?

The Daily Muse / by
Kyle Lee -How you present yourself at an interview is important, but
you're not getting graded on your outfit, so try not to overthink it. Advice on
appropriate attire.

the 8 worst questions to ask at your job interview

Ask a Manager -At
the end of a job interview, your interviewer is likely to ask you what
questions you have. This is the time for you to ask all the things that you
need to know to help you decide if the job and the company 

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

#WorkitDaily Challenge: Be More Coachable. It’s
important to be able to embrace what others are trying to teach you. bit.ly/2jUiFvj

Autism
Speaks@autismspeaks

Lean how researchers are investigating #autism's
environmental risk factors shar.es/19HUBx

News and Articles for Disabled Veterans from Across the Web the week of 1.30.17

Illinois
isn't doing enough to help the disabled, report says

KMBC Kansas City-A federal court monitor is criticizing
Illinois for failing to ensure that people with developmental disabilities
receive adequate support within their ...

Disabled veterans
could get a property tax break under proposed law

Charlotte Observer-North Carolina's severely disabled military
veterans would get a property tax break under a proposal supported by several
state legislators in ...

Illinois
treasurer to launch tax-free savings accounts for people with ...

Chicago Tribune-Illinois is forming a coalition with 13
other states to allow people with a disability or blindness and their
families to open tax-deferred investment ...

Explore
Global Universities' Disability Support Services

U.S. News & World Report-Most global universities
have dedicated webpages with detailed information for students with disabilities.
(Inti St Clair/Getty Images).

Trump's
Hiring Freeze May Worsen 526-Day Disability Case Backlog

Bloomberg-President Donald Trump's federal hiring freeze
may exacerbate a backlog of appeals for Social Security Disability Insurance
that has grown so ...

Why is a Positive Attitude Important

Personal
Branding Blog – Stand Out In Your Career
 / by Debra Benton / It’s
human nature to gravitate toward people, information, or places that imply a
happier outlook. You provide that outlook for yourself, one that no one can
take away. Frankly, few of us have any. 

everything you need to know about job references

Ask a Manager / When
an interviewer asks you for a list of references, are you confident about the
names you hand over? Do you wonder what kind of questions they might be asked,
or whether you’ve picked the right 

Ability
Chicago Info@AbilityChicago

National Trends in #Disability #Employment –
2016 Full-Year-in-Review abilitychicagoinfo.blogspot.com/2017/01/nation…

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

Learn how to write effective resumes and cover letters
that get you job interviews! bit.ly/2d2K5Rd

PsychCentral@PsychCentral

Depression, Anxiety Up Mortality Risk for Some Cancers psychcentral.com/news/2017/01/3…

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

Here are 7 questions to ask at your next #jobinterview. bit.ly/1OnuVCq #josbsearch

 

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News and Articles for Disabled Veterans the week of 1.23.17

Disability References
Removed From White House Website

Disability Scoop-Trump did not make disability issues
a focus during his campaign, though he drew fire as a candidate for appearing
to mock a reporter with a ...

Why Disability Is
The Latest Fashion Industry Frontier

Bustle-Driving home from Thanksgiving two years ago,
Karin Hitselberger was confronted with what she calls an “accidental supernova”
of sorts.

Finding
the right fit: Physical disability needn't prevent exercise

Toledo Blade-It may seem counterintuitive, but physical disability needn't
be a barrier to physical fitness. Consider Marcus Meyers and Jarret Beck, who
took ...

What
is the White House Trying to Tell People with Disabilities?

Huffington Post-The nation's last Republican President,
George W. Bush, stated in his first month in office about people with disabilities,
"Wherever any barrier ...

things that will make you look unprofessional in your job
search

Ask a Manager / If
you’re job-searching, you probably (hopefully!) know the basic professionalism
mistakes to avoid, like using an unprofessional moniker in your email address,
having a silly outgoing voicemail 

Glassdoor@Glassdoor

It's not in your head—you are getting asked the same
interview questions repeatedly. Here's how to answer them. gldr.co/2j4p5dW

Work
It Daily@WorkItDaily

Finally understand your strengths, weaknesses, wants and
needs with our Personal Strengths Assessment! bit.ly/2cPxM7A

CareerBuilder@CareerBuilder

The BEST words to feature on your resume: 1. Achieved 2.
Improved 3. Trained/mentored See the complete list here: cb.com/2jJgkoq!