Last night, Nyle DiMarco -- who is deaf -- won this season of Dancing with the Stars. Clearly, people with disabilities have many skills and talents. So why, then, are so many employers not utilizing individuals from this pool to meet their talent shortages?
When you see people struggle, are they really making excuses for not achieving? Or is there something else at play?
The alternative is letting others dictate the direction of your career. Which do you want?
"...the color of collars has very little to do with a person’s salary, their likelihood of success, or any meaningful measure of job satisfaction." ~Mike Rowe
Exactly! Wonderful interview done with Mike Rowe on five damaging myths about blue collar labor.
Busy, but fun, weekend working with a client on a project. His comments: "I just looked over the updated document and I just want you to know that I'm so happy with it... The way you're wording everything is perfect. Thank you for your expertise."
This is why interview prep is so important.
How has discomfort shaped your career?
Honored to be quoted in this article on Dice!
One of my current clients is a woman positioning herself for leadership roles in her field. She sent me this email over the weekend in response to the first draft of her resume and cover letter:
First, beautiful!! Easy to read and follow. Although it is three pages, it flows, it is not tedious, and absolutely showcases the important responsibilities. That is an art!"
I am so privileged to have the opportunity to tell my clients' career stories :)
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