Cerebral Palsy Career Builders Blog

By Jim Hasse, ABC, GCDF, Disability Employment Expert
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You can build the foundation for a happy, independent life that your youngster with unexpected challenges can enjoy.

To do so, you need three resources: a basic understanding of career management, the lessons I’ve learned through my experiences and what other parents recommend.

That’s what you’ll discover on the Cerebral Palsy Career Builders Blog.

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Jan 23, 2018

Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

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?

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Jan 22, 2018

Work Diversity: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

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.

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Jan 21, 2018

Developing Self Knowledge: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

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.

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Jan 20, 2018

Career Assessment Information: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

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.

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Jan 19, 2018

Gaining Self Confidence: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for Job Seekers

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.

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Jan 18, 2018

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

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

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Jan 18, 2018

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

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Jan 17, 2018

Resume Writing: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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.

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Jan 16, 2018

Social Network: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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.

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Jan 15, 2018

Department of Labor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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.

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Jan 15, 2018

Career Counselor: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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.

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Jan 14, 2018

Affirmative Action: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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

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Jan 14, 2018

Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

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

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Jan 13, 2018

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

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.

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Jan 12, 2018

Career Counseling Online: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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

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Jan 11, 2018

Communication Skills Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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

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Jan 10, 2018

Emotional Intelligence Test: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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

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Jan 10, 2018

Check This Week's FREE eBook for the Answer

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?

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Jan 09, 2018

Disability-at-work Tips For Guiding Motivated Youngsters

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

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Jan 09, 2018

Corporate Internships: Cerebral Palsy Career Builder for College Students

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.

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