Filed under employment discrimination

Handling Disability in the Job Search

I became disabled and have been out of work for 8 months… I will now need to find a new job.  How can I not have this held against me in the job search? Before I start this post, I should say I’m not a certified vocational rehabilitation specialist. I would recommend seeking one out … Continue reading

Can Your Credit Score Hurt Your Job Search?

Will prospective employers look at credit scores and/or other financial information and if so, how much weight will they give it (especially in this economy)? I know this comes up for certain types of employers (financial services firms, accounting firms, banks, and often the federal government) of for certain types of jobs (especially ones in … Continue reading