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The Cerebral Palsy Career Builders Blog highlights Jim Hasse's latest tips for parents who are career coaching CP youngsters between 7 to 27 years old. Subscribe here.



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Nov 21, Career Information for Kids: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder in Elementary School

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:30:06 -0500

Career information for kids is a cerebral palsy career builder I wish I had when I was in elementary school. Be sure to add it to your tool chest as a career-coaching parent.



Nov 20, Career Choice Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:36:07 -0500

A healthy career focus, based on reliable career choice information, can mean your elementary student with cerebral palsy will be ahead of the competition when it's time to find a job.



Nov 19, Problem Solving Activities: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder at Elementary Level

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:26:56 -0500

Here are some problem solving activities designed to help your elementary student with cerebral palsy acquire skills in communication and teamwork, two key attributes for tomorrow’s workplace.



Nov 18, Steps to Setting a Goal: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:22:15 -0500

A vision which invokes excitement as well as slight terror may be just the right touch for your elementary school youngster with cerebral palsy as he or she learns about steps to setting a goal.



Nov 17, Goal Setting for Kids: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:48:02 -0500

Goal setting for kids is practicing that skill and setting an example as a career-coaching parent of your elementary student with cerebral palsy so he or she can become familiar with the process.



Nov 16, Career Development Plan: Guidelines for Elementary Students with Cerebral Palsy

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:25:55 -0500

A career development plan for your elementary student with cerebral palsy needs to be truly “developmental."



Nov 15, Career Development Skills: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:16:37 -0500

Consider these key career development skills for preparing your elementary student with cerebral palsy for a meaningful career as an adult.



Nov 14, Career Planning Checklist: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:08:32 -0500

Here's the big picture when you want to develop a career planning checklist with your elementary student who has cerebral palsy.



Nov 13, Virtual Learning: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:00:55 -0500

Tapping current virtual learning opportunities now while your youngster with cerebral palsy is still in elementary school may eventually give him or her a “leg up” in tomorrow’s job market.



Nov 12, Visual Learning: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for your Elementary Student

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:00:12 -0500

Here’s a visual learning exercise that helps your elementary student with cerebral palsy begin to recognize his or her strengths – a precursor to what he or she may be doing as a future job seeker.



Nov 11, Good Skill Set: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:25:21 -0500

A good skill set for your son or daughter to develop as an elementary student with cerebral palsy (CP) includes patience and its contributing attributes.



Nov 10, Motivated Moms: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:32:46 -0500

Here are three motivated moms who I consider career builders for their elementary youngsters, even though two of them have dealt with significant disabilities other than cerebral palsy.



Nov 9, How to Manage Fear: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:35:20 -0500

Share my personal story with your elementary student who has cerebral palsy. It could be helpful in opening a conversation with him or her about how to manage fear.



Nov 8, Manage Your Feelings: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:00:38 -0500

You can shape an environment in which your elementary student with cerebral palsy can learn how to "manage your feelings."



Nov 7, Personal Brand: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 11:14:12 -0500

Creating a personal brand is especially important for job seekers with cerebral palsy because it helps them and their potential employers to realistically answer three key questions.



Nov 6, Occupational Outlook Handbook: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 11:09:34 -0500

Occupational Outlook Handbook is the premier source for U.S. career information. Your job seeker with cerebral palsy needs to track it on a regular basis.



Nov 5, Salary Calculator: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 10:47:58 -0500

Be your own best salary calculator. That’s my advice for the new job seeker with cerebral palsy (CP) you may be currently guiding as a parent, mentor or coach.



Nov 4, Entry Level Jobs: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sat, 4 Nov 2017 12:18:57 -0400

Sorting through entry level jobs and deciding which ones to target in a job marketing campaign can be a crucial career builder for your young son or daughter with cerebral palsy.



Nov 3, Sample Functional Resume: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 11:13:00 -0400

Here's a sample functional resume you can give to your job seeker with cerebral palsy when he or she needs a process for identifying key accomplishments to highlight in a resume.



Nov 2, Goal Setting for Adults: Your Job Seeker's Cerebral Palsy Career Builder

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 11:20:41 -0400

Looking for work does not have to consume the life of your jobseeking son or daughter who has cerebral palsy. Gaining a work-life balance is knowing about goal setting for adults.



Nov 1, Communication Skill Builders: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 11:39:10 -0400

Here are seven communication skill builders that, together, can actually become a key career builder for your new job seeker with cerebral palsy who seeks a competitive edge in today’s job market.



Oct 31, Guidance Counseling: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:25:38 -0400

Guidance counseling has been a part of my life since 1979. Here are four lessons I’ve learned as a result of that experience. Pass them on to the job seeker with cerebral palsy you’re mentoring.



Oct 30, Example of Personal Development: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:13:21 -0400

Following this example of personal development can help your new job seeker with cerebral palsy build a sense of self-confidence by tapping strengths and minimizing barriers.



Oct 29, Three Career Builders for Job Seekers with Cerebral Palsy

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:57:08 -0400

Here are three career builders for the new job seeker with cerebral palsy (CP) you are currently mentoring: networking effectively, targeting companies, and dressing well.



Oct 28, Work Diversity: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 13:08:45 -0400

Assessing the work diversity levels of prospective employers can be difficult for the new job seeker with cerebral palsy you’re currently mentoring. Here are some tips about how to do that.



Oct 27, Developing Self Knowledge: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:33:53 -0400

Practice in developing self knowledge about leadership may be the edge your new job seeker with cerebral palsy needs to outshine competitors in today’s job market.



Oct 26, Gaining Self Confidence: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:08:15 -0400

Gaining self confidence is developing a "good answer" to questions hiring managers have (but don't ask) about your young job seeker's cerebral palsy.



Oct 25, Importance of Motivation: Career Builder for Job Seekers With Cerebral Palsy

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:21:08 -0400

Help your job seeker with cerebral palsy realize the importance of motivation in getting that first "real" job.



Oct 24, Resume Writing: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:18:02 -0400

The key to resume writing, especially for your college student with cerebral palsy, is the resume’s opening statement, which can end up being an important career builder.



Oct 23, Department of Labor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:10:51 -0400

Your college student with cerebral palsy is a soon-to-be job seeker who needs to track shifts in job prospects by reviewing U.S. Department of Labor data on a routine basis.



Oct 23, Department of Labor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Your soon-to-be job seeker needs to track the shift in job requirements by reviewing U.S. Department of Labor data on a routine basis. In doing so, your young son or daughter will be prepared for the 21st Century workplace.



Oct 22, Affirmative Action: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Under affirmative action, an employer who is a federal contractor or subcontractor can ask your soon-to-be job seeker college student with cerebral palsy (CP) whether he or she has a disability, only if it’s for affirmative action reporting purposes.



Oct 21, Legitimate Work from Home: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Legitimate work from home opportunities do not offer false promises. That’s a distinction you can help your college student with cerebral palsy (CP) learn before he or she hits the job market.



Oct 20, Career Counseling Online: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:59:37 -0400

Here’s how to use a mastermind group to gain career counseling online for your college student mentee with cerebral palsy.



Oct 19, Communication Skills Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:07:23 -0400

The ultimate communication skills test for the college student with cerebral palsy you’re mentoring is getting hired in the real-world job market.



Oct 18, Emotional Intelligence Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:51:37 -0400

My cerebral palsy has helped me develop my own emotional intelligence test: my ability to delay gratification and my ability to "unlearn" helplessness.



Oct 17, Government Jobs: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:45:12 -0400

Consider government jobs. That’s a recommendation you may want to make in mentoring your college student with cerebral palsy.



Oct 16, Corporate Internships: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:33:11 -0400

Here’s how the college student with cerebral palsy you’re mentoring as a parent or career coach can gain the most from corporate internships while still in school.



Oct 15, Learning Style Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:56:51 -0400

Here is a learning style test your college student with cerebral palsy can use to learn how to effectively connect with hiring managers during second and third interviews.



Oct 14, College Courses: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:37:14 -0400

Encourage your student with cerebral palsy to take college courses that will give him or her a competitive edge in fields which offer a future with the best job prospects.



Oct 13, EEOC: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:30:16 -0400

Your soon-to-be job seeker with cerebral palsy needs to study the EEOC guidelines, recognize when job interviewing is going off on the wrong track and know how to respond effectively.



Oct 12, Personal Development Tools: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders in College

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:56:40 -0400

These four personal development tools are on my list of essential career builders for helping your college student with cerebral palsy get that first job.



Oct 11, Leadership Style: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:38:13 -0400

One of the marks of leadership style is how flexible your college student with cerebral palsy is in working with people to effectively get a job done as an employee.



Oct 10, How to Find a Job: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:04:13 -0400

Learning how to find a job will not be easy for your about-to-graduate college student with cerebral palsy. It’s a task that calls for helpful tips from those who have gone before him or her.



Oct 9, Americans with Disabilities Act: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 12:15:18 -0400

High school is the time for your youngster with cerebral palsy to start understanding which job interview questions can and cannot be asked under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.



Oct 9, Basic Interpersonal Communication: Cerebral Palsy Middle School Career Builder

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 11:11:30 -0400

Practice basic interpersonal communication with your youngster who has cerebral palsy. How would he or she match already-accumulated experience with attributes employers seek in job applicants?



Oct 9, Job Application: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 11:09:54 -0400

How does your high school student with cerebral palsy handle the disability disclosure issue that crops up as soon as his or her first job application needs to be completed?



Oct 9, Job Descriptions: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 11:07:57 -0400

Job descriptions are often changed to reflect reality. That’s good news for your high school student with cerebral palsy. It means the job scene can accept differences in individual workers.



Oct 7, Disability Discrimination: Cerebral Palsy Stories in Competitive Employment

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 12:10:54 -0400

Disability discrimination is the theme for these seven transformation stories about my struggle as a person with cerebral palsy to compete in the mainstream workplace. FREE April 24-28, 2017.



Oct 6, Career Search: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Fri, 6 Oct 2017 11:36:15 -0400

Career search for your high school youngster with cerebral palsy is a quest for “how to” as well as "what to do" answers.



Oct 5, Motivation Plan: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 11:38:52 -0400

Here is a motivation plan for your youngster with cerebral palsy who is in high school and is looking for that first part-time job.



Oct 4, Job Search Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 11:56:07 -0400

Here are six job search tips to pass along to your high school student with cerebral palsy that may be helpful now in finding part-time work.



Oct 3, Teamwork in the Workplace: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High Schoolers

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 12:15:21 -0400

High school students with cerebral palsy who have experienced teamwork in the workplace will have an edge when they become job seekers.



Oct 2, Resume Writing Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders for High School Students

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 11:16:32 -0400

Here are some resume writing tips to share with your high school student with cerebral palsy you are mentoring as he or she begins to apply for part-time jobs while still in school.



Oct 1, Effective Goal Setting: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 10:12:00 -0400

Effective goal setting is an integral part of learning how to develop a meaningful career. It’s a skill your son or daughter with cerebral palsy needs to start learning in high school.



Sep 30, Online Degrees: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:22:15 -0400

Today’s growing opportunity for online degrees can be an attractive option for your high school student with cerebral palsy. Here are the pros and cons of such an option from my perspective.



Sep 29, Employable Population: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:13:51 -0400

What constitutes the employable population in the U.S. is rapidly changing. That’s good news for your high school student with cerebral palsy.



Sep 28, Problem Solving Strategies: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:22:02 -0400

Here are problem solving strategies your high school student with cerebral palsy needs to consider when obtaining part-time work and eventually making the school-to-work transition.



Sep 27, Problem Solving Skills: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:27:45 -0400

Here is why your high school student with cerebral palsy needs to start cultivating his or her problem solving skills.



Sep 26, Career Information for High School: A Cerebral Palsy Career Builder

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:58:00 -0400

This career information for high school students just may be the jolt your youngster with cerebral palsy needs right now to start dealing with reality.



Sep 25, Career Building Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:55:44 -0400

Lifelong access to updated career building information is now essential for your middle school student with cerebral palsy in today's knowledge-based economy.



Sep 24, Career Outlook Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:43:53 -0400

Here’s a bit of career outlook information for your middle school youngster with cerebral palsy: STEM careers are hot.



Sep 23, Problem Solving Tools: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:15:46 -0400

Here are some problem solving tools your middle school student with cerebral palsy will need to diffuse three common misconceptions he or she will likely face as a future job seeker.



Sep 22, 7 Transformation Stories You May Need Right Now

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Is your new college grad with a disability discouraged because, despite success in school, no meaningful job is in sight?



Sep 21, Crucial Technology: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:12:19 -0400

There are 20 crucial technology skills the middle school student with cerebral palsy you’re mentoring needs to start learning now in preparation for tomorrow’s job market.



Sep 20, Setting and Achieving a Goal: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:08:00 -0400

Setting and achieving a goal for resolving problems is an orientation your middle school student with cerebral palsy needs to learn now. That ability is critical for successful career building.