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Community and Internet Resources


Employment: Find a Job



National
State Listings:   IL / WI    (Official USPS State Abbreviations)

National

Ability Jobs links job seekers with disabilities to employers that are actively recruiting individuals with disabilities.

New Sign Ability Jobs Plus caters to individuals and veterans with disabilities. They provide job listings from companies who are committed to diversifying their workforces through hiring people with disabilities. Job seekers can upload their resumes or search for jobs by state, career interest and keyword.

Ability One Program is a federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other severe disabilities find employment through partnerships with Non-profits that sell products and/or services to the U.S. government. You can search for jobs within their national network of 600 non-profits by visiting Employment Opportunities.

Accessible Employment.org is a national job board dedicated to including disabled employees in today's workforce. Accessible Employment.org was started by the New Jersey Business Leadership Network (NJBLN) which in turn was established with generous support by the Henry H. Kessler Foundation. They allow employers to include qualified disabled candidates in their employee recruitment efforts. To learn more or if you have a question, contact them through workplacediversity.com by calling (973)992-7311.

CareerOneStop is the nation's publicly-funded resource for jobseekers and businesses. Find jobs - from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Locate public workforce services in your area. Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get resume writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more!

DisABLEDperson.com and its state of the art online recruitment application, RecruitABILITY is a non-profit organization committed to providing an online, targeted recruiting site that effectively connects proactive employers with job seekers with disabilities. They offer their service free of charge to all federal, state, local, public and private agencies that deal with employment of disabled Americans. This is now TOTALLY FREE to both individuals and corporations. You can now do Resume Posting, Job Posting and Resume Search all FREE! This web site is nationally based reaching all 50 of the United States and its territories. It can hold 2 million job posts and 5 million resumes at any given time making it virtually limitless. The site also includes helpful information for employers, job seekers and agencies.

GettingHired is an online job database and employment networking tool that can help talented people with disabiliites connect with peers, mentors and potential employers. The site also offers a number of tremendous tools such as a resume builder, video interview training, career assessment, Q&A with experts, articles and more. While registration is required to access much of this site, it is free and well worth your time.

Hire Diversity is an online jobs database focusing on the employment of minority populations. Job seekers can search for positions from a number of companies and can also post their resumes on their website. Visit this site to learn more.

Hire Disability Solutions is a jobsite dedicated to increasing the employment of people with disabilities. Registered individuals may post their resume and search for "disability-minded" employers who are actively seeking disabled job candidates. Registration is free.

WorkplaceDiversity.com is an online job search that offers minority populations an opportunity to search for employment among corporations that are committed to diversifying their workforce. The website features diversity profiles of various corporations, news relating to specific groups, including those with disabilities, and more.

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State Listings


Illinois

Ability Links brings innovative companies and agencies together with qualified job-seekers with disabilities. They offer an online jobs database. Job seekers can search their database for an employer and upload their personal resume to the Ability Links website. Job seekers can also locate agencies that can assist them in locating employment.


Wisconsin

MilwaukeeDiversity is a network of local diversity employment Web sites committed to connecting employers with qualified, local applicants of all backgrounds. Visitors may read articles relating to diversity in employment and also search for available jobs.

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