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Published: Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:44:26 -0500

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Feb 17, Problem Solving Activities: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder at Elementary Level

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:44:22 -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.



Feb 16, Steps to Setting a Goal: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:47:08 -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.



Feb 15, Goal Setting for Kids: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:19 -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.



Feb 14, Career Development Plan: Guidelines for Elementary Students with Cerebral Palsy

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:22:11 -0500

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



Feb 13, Career Development Skills: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:19:25 -0500

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



Feb 12, Career Planning Checklist: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:13:33 -0500

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



Feb 11, Virtual Learning: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 12:08:05 -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.



Feb 10, Visual Learning: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for your Elementary Student

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:03:55 -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.



Feb 9, Good Skill Set: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:06:13 -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.



Feb 8, Self Confidence Quotes: CP Career Builder for Elementary Students

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 12:57:35 -0500

Here are 12 self confidence quotes that may be appropriate for your elementary student with cerebral palsy when he or she needs a boost to reach the next developmental milestone.



Feb 7, Motivated kids: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary School

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 11:26:48 -0500

Motivated kids thrive on encouragement, love, learning and conversation with you, as a career-coaching parent. Those positive experiences are important for your elementary student with cerebral palsy.



Feb 6, Motivated Moms: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -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 (CP).



Feb 5, How to Manage Fear: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Mon, 5 Feb 2018 12:04:42 -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.



Feb 5, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Mon, 5 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can you help your youngster’s college education pay off in productive, meaningful employment – even when disability is involved?



Feb 4, Manage Your Feelings: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Sun, 4 Feb 2018 11:48:30 -0500

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



Feb 3, Personal Brand: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sat, 3 Feb 2018 11:52:58 -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.



Feb 2, Occupational Outlook Handbook: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 17:41:31 -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.



Feb 1, Salary Calculator: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 10:49:42 -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.



Feb 1, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

What can you do as a parent-mentor when your youngster with a disability has difficulty in making the transition from school to work?



Jan 31, Entry Level Jobs: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:48:09 -0500

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.



Jan 30, Sample Functional Resume: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:14:40 -0500

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.



Jan 29, Goal Setting for Adults: Your Job Seeker's CP Career Builder

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:42:39 -0500

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.



Jan 29, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

What’s the most important thing you need to foster right now in your high school student with a disability?



Jan 28, Job Interview Questions: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:20:53 -0500

Look out for tricky job interview questions. That’s advice you may want to pass along to the new job seeker with cerebral palsy you’re career coaching right now.



Jan 27, Communication Skill Builder: Cerebral Palsy Career Tip for Job Seekers

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:21:45 -0500

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.



Jan 26, Importance of Interpersonal Communication: A CP Career Builder

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:48:54 -0500

I cannot stress enough the importance of interpersonal communication for the new job seeker with cerebral palsy you’re currently mentoring as a parent, relative, friend or career coach.



Jan 26, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can your soon-to-graduate son or daughter with a disability show that a college education pays off in productive, meaningful employment?



Jan 25, Guidance Counseling: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:58:00 -0500

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.



Jan 24, Example of Personal Development: Career Builder for Job Seekers

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:52:12 -0500

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.



Jan 23, Three Career Builders for Job Seekers with Cerebral Palsy

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:09:39 -0500

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.



Jan 23, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can you help your middle school student with a disability prepare for a safe, happy, independent life during the third decade of the 21st Century?



Jan 22, Work Diversity: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:47:21 -0500

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.



Jan 21, Developing Self Knowledge: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:57:52 -0500

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.



Jan 20, Career Assessment Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:25:47 -0500

Your young job seeker with cerebral palsy needs to continually update career assessment information through networking, lifelong learning and U.S Department of Labor research.



Jan 19, Gaining Self Confidence: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:30:06 -0500

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.



Jan 18, Importance of Motivation: Career Builder for Job Seekers With Cerebral Palsy

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:58:30 -0500

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



Jan 18, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can you, as a parent, help your young career builder with cerebral palsy do well at work?



Jan 17, Resume Writing: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:28:02 -0500

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.



Jan 16, Social Network: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:51:34 -0500

Build a social network. That’s a key step the college student with cerebral palsy you’re career coaching can take right now to prepare for the mainstream job market.



Jan 15, Department of Labor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:38:43 -0500

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.



Jan 15, Career Counselor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:08:43 -0500

Here’s how a career counselor can effectively guide your college student with cerebral palsy in making the transition from school to the work world.



Jan 14, Affirmative Action: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:14:55 -0500

Here are four ways your college student with cerebral palsy can leverage disability, using personal affirmative action strategies, to build a fulfilling career.



Jan 14, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can you pass onto to your child a time-tested, positive approach to disability before it’s too late?



Jan 13, Legitimate Work from Home: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:59:28 -0500

Separate legitimate work from home opportunities from false promises. That’s a key distinction you can help your college student with cerebral palsy learn before he or she hits the job market.



Jan 12, Career Counseling Online: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:54:21 -0500

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



Jan 11, Communication Skills Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:56:54 -0500

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



Jan 10, Emotional Intelligence Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:09:39 -0500

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



Jan 10, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How can your new college grad with a disability overcome discouragement because he or she is facing new, on-the-job issues that didn’t crop up in college?



Jan 9, Disability-at-work Tips For Guiding Motivated Youngsters

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 19:54:49 -0500

Parents, mentors, coaches: Put cerebral palsy to work as a lifelong competitive edge for youngsters who dream of building a fulfilling career.



Jan 9, Corporate Internships: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 11:51:14 -0500

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.



Jan 8, Vocational Rehab: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 11:06:40 -0500

Survey results of vocational rehab counselors provide your college student with cerebral palsy with some potential job seeker strategies to consider when he or she hits the job market.



Jan 7, Work Recruitment Program Is Working

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

WRP is a win-win for college students with disabilities and disability-friendly employers.



Jan 6, Personality Can Trump Disability

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How do you handle anxiety others may feel when they first encounter disability?



Jan 5, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

What can you do today as a parent-mentor to help your child prepare for a successful school-to-work transition three graduations from now?



Jan 5, Selecting the Right Boss

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Here's a matrix for communicating effectively with a hiring manager during your second or third job interview.



Jan 4, College Courses for the Real World

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Take job-focused college courses to prepare for the real world of work.



Jan 3, A Double-edged Sword?

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

My disability is a double-edged sword when it comes to workplace stress.



Jan 2, Not-to-be-asked Questions

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Here are the unacceptable application or interview questions under the ADA.



Jan 1, Personal Development Tools: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders in College

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 10:26:32 -0500

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.



Jan 1, Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

How do you prepare your youngster for dealing effectively with inclusion issues from a disability perspective while at work?



Dec 31, Motivation Plan: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:16:11 -0500

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.



Dec 30, Job Search Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 10:43:06 -0500

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.



Dec 29, Teamwork in the Workplace: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High Schoolers

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 10:23:56 -0500

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



Dec 28, Resume Writing Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders for High School Students

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:34:32 -0500

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.



Dec 27, Effective Goal Setting: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:15:20 -0500

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.



Dec 26, Online Degrees: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:06:40 -0500

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.



Dec 25, Employable Population: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:17:10 -0500

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



Dec 23, Problem Solving Strategies: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 11:24:51 -0500

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.



Dec 22, Career Information for High School: A Cerebral Palsy Career Builder

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 10:13:06 -0500

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.



Dec 21, Resume Writing Guide: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:52:12 -0500

Here’s a tip for the resume writing guide you may want to compile for the high school student (and future job seeker) with cerebral palsy you’re currently mentoring: “Hit them in the mouth.”



Dec 20, Manage Your Emotion - Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 10:17:07 -0500

Message to your mentee: "The ability to manage your emotion doesn’t always feel right at the moment when you’re upset about somebody or something, but, in the end, it shows your maturity."



Dec 20, Problem Solving Training: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 10:11:11 -0500

I consider problem solving training essential career preparation for the elementary student with cerebral palsy you're mentoring as a parent , relative, friend or neighbor.



Dec 19, Personality Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:18:27 -0500

Here’s a personality test to measure how prepared your high school student with cerebral palsy is for the real-world job market: Does he or she know how to bring less stress to a work team?



Dec 18, 7 Disability Parenting Tips for Zapping Bigotry’s Rising Tide

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:07:45 -0500

Here are seven concepts that I believe are most important for you to consider as a parent, mentor or coach of an individual with a vulnerability.



Dec 17, Cerebral Palsy Story: Career Builder for Middle School Students

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:52:19 -0500

Learn to tell a cerebral palsy story about yourself. That’s what I would recommend to the middle school student with cerebral palsy who you are now mentoring as a career coaching parent.



Dec 16, Cerebral Palsy Answers: Career Builders for Your Middle School Student

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:09:36 -0500

Here are two cerebral palsy answers to the question your middle school student will likely face when entering tomorrow’s workforce. That question is: “You have CP. Why should I hire you?”



Dec 15, Career Building Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:45:26 -0500

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



Dec 13, Career Outlook Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:25:40 -0500

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



Dec 12, Problem Solving Tools: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:25:26 -0500

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.



Dec 11, How to Choose a Career: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:34:02 -0500

Life roles of family members can influence the career choices of your youngster with cerebral palsy who is wondering how to choose a career.



Dec 10, Crucial Technology: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:37:47 -0500

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.



Dec 9, Setting and Achieving a Goal: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 11:32:43 -0500

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.



Dec 8, Basic Interpersonal Communication: Cerebral Palsy Middle School Career Builder

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 10:33:22 -0500

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?



Dec 7, Mentoring Stories: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

49 riveting stories in 7 eBooks. Here are 10 mentoring stories from my own life which you may want to share with your middle school student with cerebral palsy (CP) about how people pop into our lives to influence our career development.



Dec 6, Personality Quiz: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 11:55:06 -0500

This personality quiz can tell you what kind of work environment will likely be the best match for your middle school student with cerebral palsy when he or she enters the workforce.



Dec 4, Career Information for Kids: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder in Elementary School

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 11:53:27 -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.



Dec 3, Career Choice Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Sun, 3 Dec 2017 10:48:11 -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 28, Why People Work: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:56:56 -0500

Why people work is an insight that may help your middle school student with cerebral palsy put career management into a perspective that is both understandable and meaningful.



Nov 27, Self Discipline: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:33:08 -0500

Your middle school youngster's early introduction to self discipline can eventually become a competitive advantage in tomorrow's job market.



Nov 26, Inspirational Stories: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 10:31:58 -0500

Check these inspirational stories for showing your middle school student with cerebral palsy how appropriate humor about disability may be key to thriving in tomorrow’s workplace.



Nov 24, Developmental Milestones: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:16:25 -0500

Reaching these three developmental milestones can put your elementary student with cerebral palsy on a path toward eventually building a rewarding, meaningful career.



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.