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Employment Resources for Veterans According to CBS News, each year about 200,000 military service members make the transition into civilian life. Only about 1 in 4 of them have a job lined up. And even more veterans have trouble finding work that is long-term, sustainable, and meaningful to them. While there are resources for veterans [...]
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Mental Health in the Workplace The topic of mental health is one that has become more prevalent as the years have gone on. Recently, mental health in the workplace has become a popular discussion among both employers and employees. Mind Share Partners’ 2021 Mental Health at Work Report in partnership with Qualtrics and ServiceNow showed [...]
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Gaining Experience and Confidence: Manolo’s Story Ready to get his feet wet in the workforce, Manolo came to employU looking to gain some work experience and earn money to save to buy his first car. After meeting with Manolo, Elaine, his Job Coach, found a Work-Based Learning Experience (WBLE), also referred to as a paid [...]
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Social Activities and Career Prep for Homeschooled Students Without An IEP or 504 Plan Public, private, charter, and home school options all provide different benefits when it comes to a student’s education. Deciding which is right for your child may depend on several different factors. While there are many beneficial aspects to each learning environment, [...]
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A Natural Difference Maker: Nick’s Story Excited to experience his first job, Nick came to employU with tons of enthusiasm and ready to start his career journey. His Employment Specialist, Kailee, took Nick to Publix for an interview pretty soon after meeting him. Kailee prepared Nick by giving him interview tips for a position that [...]
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A Shift from Autism Awareness to Autism Acceptance National Autism Awareness Month was first held in April 1970 by the Autism Society. It was established with the intent and goal to educate and bring awareness of autism to the public. The Autism Society defines autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which includes Asperger’s Disorder and [...]
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employU Partners with Burlington to Provide Employment Exploration Opportunities for Students  Nonprofit disability employment service agency and retail giant come together to help students gain insight into future career paths  Workplace exploration and experience can be priceless tools for students getting ready to make the transition into adulthood. Recognizing this, employU and Burlington are partnering [...]
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