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CHANGING CAREERS OR RE-ENTERING THE WORKFORCE
- Back on the Career Track.com – This is a website by the authors of the book, Back on the Career Track and it has useful tips that can be applied to people who have left careers for other reasons (such as health) as well.
- Shifting Careers.com – New York Times Monthly column about creating new careers – even simultaneously – by the author of One person Multiple Careers, Marci Alboher
- The Riley Guide – Resources for women, minorities and other audiences
- Forbes.com – Best of the web – identifies the best online for job hunting
- About.com – A website that has great articles about career, job search, interviewing, etc.
LOOKING FOR “EMPLOYEE-FRIENDLY” COMPANIES
- Fortune Magazine publishes it’s yearly list and you can read it online at: Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For
- American Society for Training and Development ranks top companies
- Vault.com – Read through the message boards to see what people are saying about your potential employers.
- “Working Mother” Magazine publishes a yearly list of 100 Best Companies . You don’t have to be a woman or a mom to benefit from this. “Mom-friendly” companies often carry the same attitude to other groups
- Local and regional publications for lists of top employers that are local. One excellent example is:
Northcoast 99, where they do a thorough job of yearly evaluating companies in the region
ARTICLES AND WEBSITES ABOUT “FAMILY-FRIENDLY” COMPANIES
- Do family friendly companies really live up to their claims? – An article that questions the claims that family-friendly companies make
- “Wake Up and Smell the Coffee,” Business Week
- Family Friendly Work.com – an example of a blog
- Disclosing about chronic illness:
A reader of the website, ChronicBabe.com wrote in with the question, “Should I disclose my illness during a job interview?” Site owner, Jenni Prokopy, asked for my input, and you can read the full article here
- General interviewing techniques – Florida State University
- America’s Career Info Net – the U.S. governments career site
- Strengthsfinder – A Career search site by the Gallup organization – the name speaks for itself
- Career Leader.com – A career assessment site specifically for those with an MBA degree
- ANSIR – Personality site that identifies your dominant attributes
- Keirsey Temperaments Site – An online “temperaments” instrument that doesn’t require training to “read” the results.
JOB ACCOMMODATIONS INFORMATION
- America’s Career Info Net
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
- SOAR (Searchable Online Accommodation Resource)
- Now, Discover Your Strengths, Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton
- The Right Job, Right Now, Susan D. Strayer
- What Color is My Parachute, Richard Bolles
- Do What You Are, Paul and Barbara Tieger
- Hand Me Down Dreams, Mary H. Jacobson
- Transitions, William Bridges
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