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1 in 5 Americans has a Disability and Needs Assistance

Posted by Jenna Green on June 24, 2015 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Author: Jasmine Dyoco

I was recently shocked to discover that nearly 1 in 5 peaople- 56.7 million- in the US has a disability (1). 1 out of every five people I know! People with disabilities are more likely than those without disabilities to report having poorer overall health, less access to adequate heathcare and more engaement in risky behaviours such as smoking and physical inactivity (2).

 

This means that we need to work together to build supporti...

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ReadyJob: Helping Young Workers find Employment

Posted by Jenna Green on December 20, 2014 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Young workers make up a disproportionate share of the unemployed. They comprise 13 percent of the labor force, but make up 26 percent of the unemployed (1). What’s more: the millennial generation currently has a savings rate of negative 2%. Compare that with the positive savings rate of about 3% for those age 35 to 44, 6% for those 45 to 54, and 13% for those 55 and older (2).

 

How can we help our millennial generation find steady jobs that afford the opportunity to sa...

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Distance Learning-A Great Stepping Stone for Career

Posted by Guest Blogger on July 15, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Mary Smith

People from all over the world are benefitting today from Distance learning colleges. These fantastic learning colleges are flourishing for more than one reason. We live in a world that has a fast changing economy; and if you are to sustain in the competitive world and make a decent living then one has to be highly qualified.

 

A student needs to be well skilled and constantly updating his knowledge base and reinventing his education techniques all the ti...

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Job Board for Nurses

Posted by Jenna Green on January 14, 2013 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Are you a  a nursing student looking for a blog that covers the current trends in the job market? Have you been searching for  a blog written specifically for students looking to advance in their current job or stay up to date with current technology? If you hold a BSN degree or considering enrolling in an accelerated online MSN degree program, then The BSN to MSN.org Blog is the place for you to ...

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Civic Engagement and Our Youth

Posted by Jenna Green on September 25, 2012 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Written by: Jenna Green


Today we were asked, " What knowledge, skills, and values do young people need for effective Civic Engagement and how does it play a role in preparing youth for employment" by the NSWD, National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability. If you don't know, NCWD/Youth work...

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