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Apr 24, Salary Calculator: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:19:57 -0400

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.



Apr 23, Entry Level Jobs: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:44:46 -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.



Apr 22, Sample Functional Resume: CP Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:02:16 -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.



Apr 21, Goal Setting for Adults: Your Job Seeker's CP Career Builder

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:57:14 -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.



Apr 20, Job Interview Questions: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:11:35 -0400

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.



Apr 19, Communication Skill Builders: CP Career Tip for Job Seekers

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:27:10 -0400

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



Apr 18, Importance of Interpersonal Communication: A CP Career Builder

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:38:33 -0400

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.



Apr 17, Guidance Counseling: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:11:46 -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.



Apr 16, Example of Personal Development: Career Builder for Job Seekers

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:57:04 -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.



Apr 15, Three Career Builders for Job Seekers with Cerebral Palsy

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:19:47 -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.



Apr 14, Work Diversity: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:38:20 -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.



Apr 13, Developing Self Knowledge: CP Career Builder for Job Seekers

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:31:15 -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.



Apr 12, Gaining Self Confidence: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:48:12 -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.



Apr 11, Importance of Motivation: Career Builder for Job Seekers With CP

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:25:09 -0400

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



Apr 10, Resume Writing: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:39:14 -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.



Apr 9, Social Network: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 12:59:41 -0400

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.



Apr 8, Affirmative Action: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Sun, 8 Apr 2018 10:12:25 -0400

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



Apr 7, Legitimate Work from Home: CP Career Builder for College Students

Sat, 7 Apr 2018 11:19:35 -0400

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.



Apr 6, Career Counseling Online: CP Career Builder for College Students

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 10:45:28 -0400

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



Apr 5, Communication Skills Test: CP Career Builder for College Students

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:12:37 -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.



Apr 4, Emotional Intelligence Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400

An emotional intelligence test is almost always near the top of every employer’s wish list when it comes to the most valuable assets a job candidate can offer a hiring manager.



Apr 3, Government Jobs: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 10:16:51 -0400

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



Apr 2, Corporate Internships: CP Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 2 Apr 2018 11:44:23 -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.



Apr 1, Cornell University: CP Career Builder for College Students

Sun, 1 Apr 2018 10:51:52 -0400

“Make your connections at Cornell University.” That needs to be your key message to the college student with cerebral palsy you’re guiding as a career coach, counselor or mentor.



Mar 31, Learning Style Test: CP Career Builder for College Students

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 10:17:41 -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.



Mar 30, College Courses: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:17:17 -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.



Mar 29, EEOC: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:48:11 -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.



Mar 28, Personal Development Tools: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders in College

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:43:08 -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.



Mar 27, Leadership Style: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:49:10 -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.



Mar 26, How to Find a Job: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:25:40 -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.



Mar 25, Job Application: CP Career Builder for High School Students

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 13:41:53 -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?



Mar 24, Job Descriptions: CP Career Builder for High School Students

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:58:12 -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.



Mar 23, Americans with Disabilities Act: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, which discussions about a job candidate’s disability with prospective employers are unacceptable? Which are acceptable?



Mar 22, Discrimination Definition: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Deciding on a useful discrimination definition can help your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) prepare now for barriers that may arise once he or she enters the job market.



Mar 21, Career Search: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

A “career search,” by the time your youngster with Cerebral Palsy (CP) is in high school, is much more than asking, “What do I want to be when I grow up?”



Mar 20, Career Clusters: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

The National Career Clusters™ Framework, representing more than 79 career pathways, can help your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) navigate his or her way to success in college and in career building.



Mar 19, Job Search Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Here are six job search tips to pass along to your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) that may be helpful now in finding part-time work. They will certainly be essential for making the transition from school to work 10 years from now.



Mar 18, Teamwork in the Workplace: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High Schoolers

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Teamwork in the workplace may seem like a premature topic for your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP). Yes, there’s plenty of time to grow after your youngster first starts working in high school.



Mar 17, Resume Writing Tips: Cerebral Palsy Career Builders for High School Students

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Share these resume writing tips with the high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) you are mentoring as he or she begins to apply for part-time jobs while still in school.



Mar 16, Effective Goal Setting: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -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 (CP) needs to start learning in high school.



Mar 15, Online Degrees: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

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



Mar 14, Employable Population: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

What constitutes the employable population in the U.S. is rapidly changing. That’s the good news you need to pass along to your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP).



Mar 13, Problem Solving Strategies: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Problem solving strategies for countering the misconceptions your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) will soon encounter in the job market need to be based on this reality: Law often does little to change perception.



Mar 12, Problem Solving Skills: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for High School Students

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400

The demand for problem solving skills currently outstrips supply in today’s job market. That’s good news for your high school student with cerebral palsy (CP) because I don’t see that situation changing any time soon.



Mar 11, Career Information for High School: A Cerebral Palsy Career Builder

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 13:44:39 -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.



Mar 10, Resume Writing Guide: CP Career Builder for High School Students

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 12:19:35 -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.”



Mar 9, Manage Your Emotion - CP Career Builder for High School Students

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 11:44:03 -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."



Mar 8, Personality Test: CP Career Builder for High School Students

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 11:41:01 -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?



Mar 7, Cerebral Palsy Story: Career Builder for Middle School Students

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:20:28 -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.



Mar 6, Career Choice Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Elementary Students

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 13:42:17 -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.



Mar 5, Problem Solving Tools: CP Career Builder for Middle School Students

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 11:16:07 -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.



Mar 4, How to Choose a Career: CP Career Builder for Middle School

Sun, 4 Mar 2018 13:07:01 -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.



Mar 3, Crucial Technology: CP Career Builder for Middle School Students

Sat, 3 Mar 2018 13:01:19 -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.



Mar 2, Setting and Achieving a Goal: CP Career Builder for Middle School

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 11:58:14 -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.



Mar 1, Basic Interpersonal Communication: CP Middle School Career Builder

Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:05:06 -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?



Feb 28, Mentoring Stories: CP Career Builder for Middle School Students

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:29:16 -0500

Here are my 10 mentoring stories which you may want to share with your middle school student who has cerebral palsy about how people pop into our lives to enhance our careers.



Feb 27, Telecommuting: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:02:08 -0500

Old-fashioned telecommuting worked for me. Its 2020 version could also offer employment possibilities for your middle school student with cerebral palsy.



Feb 26, Why People Work: CP Career Builder for Middle School Students

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:13:13 -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.



Feb 25, Self Discipline: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Middle School Students

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:35:19 -0500

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