Disability and Employment News for Disabled Veterans the Week of June 19, 2017

Yes, disability insurance
really is part of Social Security

STLtoday.com-You know that Social Security Disability Insurance
is part of Social Security. That seems obvious, but President Donald Trump's
administration ...

Understanding
Social Security Disability Benefits

wtvr.com-RICHMOND, Va. – Local Financial expert JB Bryan
returned to the studio to discuss social security benefits for retirees, as
well as for those who ...

Lawmakers
Call For Full Funding Of IDEA

Disability Scoop-... of Representatives that has
bipartisan support, federal funding for the Individuals with Disabilities Education
Act would increase over the next ...

World's
first water park for people with disabilities is literally the ...

AOL-But the hot spots for fun in the sun are notoriously
inaccessible to people with disabilities. A new water park called Morgan's
Inspiration Island ...

Difference
between cover letter and application letter

NAIJ.COM-If some people say to you that there is no
difference between cover letter and application letter – they are
wrong! Even if these terms can ...

The
One Secret You Need to Know About Writing the Perfect Cover ...

Reader's Digest-eenevski/Shutterstock,
ZephyrMedia/ShutterstockLet's cut to the chase: We've all had our fair share of cover
letter disasters. And it's led us to wonder if cover ...

Career
mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a ...

Mic-Describing yourself in a cover letter or
resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional
communicator" and is "results driven" ...

Employment
Expertise: How to handle gaps in employment history

HollandSentinel.com-It can be tempting to change your
resume format to try to cover up an ... Instead, explain the gap in your cover
letter and offer to answer any ...

Verifi
CEO: Resume Tips for Success | Fortune.com

Fortune-A resume is a potential employer's
first impression of you, so it's important that you maximize this opportunity
to showcase your strengths and ...

8
key questions to ask at every job interview

CNBC-Job interviews are often perceived as a
one-way street. Interviewers are expected to grill you repeatedly about all
aspects of your personality, ...

PsychCentral@PsychCentral

What Is Intention Deficit Disorder? bit.ly/2sKNj2O

Disability/Employment News for Disabled Veterans the Week of June 12,2017

How
shameful and misleading Wash. Post reports on disability ...

Media Matters for America (blog)-Disability advocates
hammered The Washington Post for its second misleading portrayal of Social
Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) ...

Why
the world needs more filmmakers with disabilities

PBS NewsHour-Filmmaker Reid Davenport wants people to
know that his biggest obstacle isn't living with cerebral palsy, but how others
perceive and respond ...

10
Tips For Unlocking The Talent And Potential Of Employees With ...

Forbes-However, a significant opportunity exists for
organizations to tap into a large pool of people with disabilities: in
2015, 11% of working-age ...

New
Rule May Worsen Backlog For Social Security Disability ...

KCUR-Right now, just about 45 percent of people who apply
for Social Security disability benefits are accepted, and getting a
hearing takes an ...

Interviewing
an Individual with a Visible Disability: From the ...

Lexology (registration)-Under the ADA, an applicant in
the interview setting may, but is not obligated to, notify a prospective
employer of her disability – unless, ...

IBM
and West Virginia University's Center for Disability Inclusion ...

GuruFocus.com-According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics, only 20.4 percent of people with disabilities were
employed in March 2017, as opposed to 68.7 ...

Wisconsin
becomes a leader in employing people with disabilities

WBAY-Wisconsin becomes a leader in employing people with
disabilities ... putting the state on the map as a leader in disability
employment.

Bill
Updating References to Those With Disabilities Advances

U.S. News & World Report-Bill Updating References to
Those With Disabilities Advances ... It also designates October as Disability
Employment Awareness Month.

Is
your company's website accessible to the disabled? You'd better ...

Los Angeles Times-Signed into law by President George H.
W. Bush in 1990, the ADA banned employment discrimination against the disabled and
eliminated ...

 

How
to write a cover letter that actually gets read

Metro US-For those on the job hunt, nothing can seem more
daunting than writing a coverletter. And while it may seem redundant to
those who think their ...

Is
It Time To Update Your Resume?

CPAPracticeAdvisor.com-"Resumes should make it
easy for a hiring manager to quickly assess whether a candidate has the right
qualifications," said Paul McDonald, ...

5
Pieces of Resume Advice Everyone Should Follow

Motley Fool-Consider your resume the trailer
for your career. It serves as your introduction to the hiring manager, or the
person who will ultimately decide ...

What
kind of resume gets you shortlisted for interview?

Economic Times-The resume is the first point of
contact between a candidate and an employer and making this first impression a
good one is critical in getting ...

The
Deadly Resume Mistake Most Job-Seekers Make -- And How ...

Forbes-Dear Liz,. When I can get a job interview, it
usually goes well. I got a job offer a month ago but it was too far away from
my home and there were ...

Disability/Employment News for Disabled Veterans the Week of June 5, 2017

Airlines
Face Soaring Disability Complaints

Disability Scoop-Government investigators said in a new
report that airline complaints from travelers with disabilities doubled
between 2005 and 2015.

The
cuts to a major disability program in Trump's budget

CBS News-"Where are the morals of the people going
after people dealing with Stage 4 cancer?" recalled Block, who has been on disability for
five years ...

Lawsuit:
American Airlines Mistook Man's Disability For 'Drunkenness'

Daily Beast-Michael Mennella, a man who has used
prosthetic limbs for six years, alleges that he was removed from a flight when
crew members mistook ...

Supreme
Court: States erred in dividing retiree disability pay with ex ...

Pensacola News Journal-State courts cannot order military
retirees to divide their disability pay with ex-spouses to compensate
for a drop in shared retirement triggered ...

Quota
hike good, but disabled persons should get jobs rated by ...

The News Minute-To comply with the new Disability Act,
the TN govt on May 30, increased ... the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill
during its Winter Session.

Helping
US Based Corporations Join the Global Disability Inclusion ...

HuffPost-I am honored to work with Corporate Brands all
over the world on strategies to fully include persons with disabilities in
their workforces, ...

Scammers
target students with fake job emails, BBB warns

WWL-NEW ORLEANS -- The Better Business Bureau is warning
about scammers who target recent graduates and college students with fake
job ...

How
To Write Resume Bullets That'll Make The Hiring Manager Pay ...

Forbes-Not to be a downer, but most job postings receive
an average of 250 applications per role. This might seem like a depressing
number, but it's ...

Ten
Things Never, Ever To Say In Your Resume

Forbes-Dear Liz,. Right now the Summary at the top of my resume says
"I'm a hard-working, experienced Product Manager with powerful insights
that ...

 

It's
Time To Spring Clean Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile

Forbes- Do you like spring cleaning? I have mixed
feelings about it. On one hand, you're going to spend a day dusting, washing
and throwing away old ...

20
words you should never put on your résumé

Virginia Lawyers Weekly-While many large companies use
automated résumé screener software to cut down the initial pool of
job applicants, loading your résumé with ...

11 Amazing Four-Star (or Above!) Companies, Hiring Now

Glassdoor Blog / by
Emily Moore -There are good companies to work for, and then there are
great companies to work for. Sometimes, they can be tough to identify — there’s
no one recipe for a perfect company — but Glassdoor makes it easier. With
company ratings, you get 

 Disability Hollywood featured at Museum of disABILITY History
Film and Speaker Series

5disability
/ Buffalo Rising
 -Buffalo Rising Diffability Hollywood featured at
Museum of disABILITY History Film and Speaker Series Buffalo Rising
The Museum of disABILITY History is “dedicated to advancing the
understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities .”
This is done in numerous ways, but one of the most effective means is through
film.

Abilities
United@AbilitiesUnited

IBM is eliminating barriers to technology to benefit
people who are aging or have a disability buff.ly/2qJFwO4

Disability/Employment News for Disabled Veterans the Week of 5.29.17

Social
Security's disabling disability program

Times Record News-Among the exhibits for the prosecution
was the plan for Social Security Disability Insurance, whose
projected outlays the administration would ...

The
Trump Budget Cuts Disability Benefits. That Will Hurt Trump ...

TIME-While these figures capture a large portion of
Americans who benefit from federal disability aid, the SSDI also
benefits some disabled adult ...

SSA disability program
discourages work

The Spokesman-Review-Among the exhibits for the
prosecution was the plan for Social Security Disability Insurance,
whose projected outlays the administration would ...

Brain Interface Device Helps Stroke Patients Retrain Brains to
Move Paralyzed Hands

Disabled World -Device
reads brain signals and converts them into motion allowing stroke patients to
use their minds to open and close a device fitted over a paralyzed hand

The cost of being disabled

Disability
Horizons
 -Lynley Adams, who recently wrote for us about becoming
disabled later in life, has discovered just how much it costs to be disabled.
From mobility aids to new clothes that The 

Hootsuite@hootsuite

The 9 biggest types of social media fails (and how to
avoid them): ow.ly/SsG230c5iLt

Op-Ed: Resume vs
LinkedIn profile: You might be doing it all wrong

CNBC-Most people think they need a perfect resume.
They spend a lot of time crafting the one magic bullet that will get anyone who
reads it to say, ...

This
Is The Part Of Your Resume That Recruiters Look At First

Fast Company-Think of it this way: recruiters and hiring
managers are most likely to encounter your resume as an email
attachment or a PDF you submit ...

The
2 Words That Look Terrible on Your Resume, According to an ...

Inc.com-But there you go, casting your résumé​ to
the internet wind and hoping it impresses some faceless HR type, who might have
just come back ...

 

38
things you should remove from your résumé before it ends up in ...

Business Insider-"Nobody needs to have that on their résumé anymore,
and, to be quite honest, it's a security concern," she tells Business
Insider.

Disability/Employment News for Disabled Veterans the Week of 5.22.17

Disability Benefits
Do Not Stop Men from Working

Center For American Progress-But claims that disability benefits
play a significant role in the decline of prime-age men's employment are not
well-founded. As detailed further ...

Derek
Lam on His New Project With Design for Disability

New York Magazine-Last night, Derek Lam unveiled the
fruits of his work with Design for Disability as part of a runway
show at Industria Studios featuring 18 models ...

How
families can save for disability expenses tax-free

CBS News-These special accounts allow folks to save and
invest money, and use it tax-free for disability related expenses
without jeopardizing their ...

ABLE
Accounts Can Help People With Disabilities Save Tax-Free

ConsumerReports.org-People with disabilities face
huge financial challenges and for years could not save money, or even work
part-time, without endangering their ...

Self-Advocates
Arrested At White House

Disability Scoop-Advocates with the disability-rights
group ADAPT were arrested while demonstrating outside the White House on
Monday. (Olivier ...

The
incredible ways people with disabilities customize their tech to ...

Mashable-The videos showcase users with a wide range of disability identities
and experiences — from Carlos Vasquez, a blind metal drummer, to Shane ...

6 Red
Flags to Look Out for When Interviewing

Glassdoor
Blog
 / by Emily Moore -During the interview process, we
often become hyper-focused on leaving a good impression. Resumes are updated ,
cover letters are tailored , and interviews are prepared for all with one
thought in mind: I want this job . But don’t forget that 

6 Questions You Must Ask Before Accepting an Offer

Glassdoor
Blog
 / by Jillian Kramer -You’ve come to the interview
prepared to answer the hiring manager’s questions, of course. But career
experts agree that solid interview preparation involved preparing your own set
of must-ask questions. As executive coach 

MobilityIntl
USA@MobilityINTL

Americans of Asian heritage, including w/ disabilities,
continue to contribute to US and build connections ow.ly/EtMU30b1pN9