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Successful Job Search Strategies for the Disabled: Understanding the ADA

Successful Job Search Strategies for the Disabled: Understanding the ADA

by Jeffrey G. Allen
     
 

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The passage of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) opened new doors of employment opportunities for millions of Americans. Disabled Americans no longer have to settle for whatever jobs they can get, but can now compete fairly for the jobs they want and are qualified to do. In this important new book, job search guru Jeff Allen shows disabled job hunters the

Overview

The passage of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) opened new doors of employment opportunities for millions of Americans. Disabled Americans no longer have to settle for whatever jobs they can get, but can now compete fairly for the jobs they want and are qualified to do. In this important new book, job search guru Jeff Allen shows disabled job hunters the ropes, from both the legal and career path points of view. Whether you're entering the job market for the first time or you're ready for a change of careers, this book can empower you with all the confidence and job search skills you need to land the job you deserve.

• Explains, in detail, your legal rights under ADA

• Includes 50 mini legal cases and real-life scenarios

• Offers expert practical advice on how to land a job, including writing resumes and surviving interviews

• Coaches you on how to overcome negative perceptions and how to "sell" yourself to an employer

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
When Allen, an employment attorney, speaks (or writes), employers, human resource personnel, career counselors, and job hunters are well advised to listen. While Allen's earlier work, Complying with the ADA ( LJ 2/15/93), was written for employers, this book targets the estimated 43 million disabled Americans--60 percent of whom are currently unemployed. Following a concise overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Allen covers such topics as job identification, self-assessment, job leads, resumes, disability disclosure, interviewing, and accommodating specific disabilities. He includes dozens of relevant and instructive situation analyses, case examples, and answers to commonly asked questions. It is essential that disabled individuals familiarize themselves with the ADA and prepare themselves for an extremely competitive job market, and Allen's book should help. Highly recommended.-- Alan Farber, Northern Illinois Univ. , Dekalb

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471592358
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/26/1994
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

JEFFREY G. ALLEN, J.D., C.P.C., is a certified placement counselor and employment specialist and is recognized as the nation's foremost employment attorney. Mr. Allen is the author of more bestselling books in the employment field than anyone else. His other books include Complying with the ADA: A Small Business Guide to Hiring and Employing the Disabled, How to Turn an Interview into a Job, The Complete Q&A Job Interview Book, and the popular three-book series, Jeff Allen's Best.

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