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In 2007 the US Marines contracted John Kennedy to develop a non-digital neuroplastic training program to improve all warfighting skills in order to reduce casualties in combat. By physically changing the brain in areas critical to focus and accelerating cognition all areas of performance are improved. Not only have military personnel seen improvement through Combat Brain Training but athletes, business people, students and people with disabilities have as well.
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On July 20, 2017 AbilityLinks Hosted Ace the Interview, Land the Job a job seeker webinar featuring a guest presenter from Advanced Resources, one of the nation's largest staffing agencies.
On June 16, 2017 AbilityLinks hosted "How to Get Your Online Job Application Noticed," a Webinar for job seekers presented by TCF Bank staffing specialists.
Program Description Applying for jobs online can be challenging and time consuming. More than often than not, your application is one of many that an employer receives and processes. In fact, research shows that companies get more than 250 applications for each job opportunity. Presented by a panel of TCF Bank Staffing Specialists, the webinar presenters will help you better understand the online application process and how to get your application noticed. Important tips for successfully completing the application process will be presented.
Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, AbilityLinks.org, the award-winning job-opportunity network, is launching a brand-new website to further their impact. The launch represents a major change for the web-based program, created in 2001 to promote the hiring of people with disabilities.
Although city and state governments are trying to stop placard abuse, there is enough blame to go around for people with disabilities because of taking advantage of the disabled parking system. Bill Bogdan, disability liaison for the state of Illinois (and a supporter of AbilityLinks) talks about The difference in states' use of placards, the loss of revenue to city and states because of abuse of disabled parking and finding solutions to this complex problem.
If you apply online with any of these companies let AbilityLinks know. Tell AbilityLinks the company name, job title and number. AbilityLinks will share this information with a recruiter from the company. If you haven't yet, please post your resume on AbilityLinks too.
Thanks to the thousands of job seekers, businesses and service providers that have visited AbilityLinks.org, posted resumes and jobs, contacted us for help with job search and attended online and in person events, AbilityLinks celebrated its 15th Anniversary last month! Special congratulations to the more than 700 job seekers that let us know they successfully found employment.