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Online Career Development Tools for Employment

Various online platforms can be utilized to advance employment goals whether someone is looking for a job, interested in keeping a job, or wants to network within a profession.  The telecom toolbox supports career development professionals and job seekers in using online tools.

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If managed effectively, distance communication methods like email, texting, instant messaging, and video conferencing offer opportunities for improved relationships and outcomes.

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Online Career Development

The internet and social media platforms, such as LinkedIn and Facebook, can influence job search, offer avenues to pursue employment opportunities and reinforce and improve your online reputation.

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Online career development tools introduce new ethical considerations. With the right knowledge, security settings and commitment to staying current on recent developments in the field, ethical concerns can be managed.


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Photo of letters in colorful grid pattern Crafting a Cover Letter that Stands Out - Crafting a Cover Letter that Stands Out   You want to present your best self when applying for a job. However, if hundreds of people applying for a position, how can you make your cover letter stand out? Here are tips for creating an impressive cover letter.
Apps for Students with Disabilities - While 94% of high school students with disabilities use accommodations, only 17% receive accommodations in college. With 11% of incoming college students having some sort of disability, providing accommodations using technology or on-campus services is extremely important. Here are some apps that can make life, especially student life, easier.
Blog Your Way to a Successful Career – Q and A with Molly Spence - In this Telecom Toolbox Blog, we emailed with Molly Spence, a freelance writer and disability advocate about how she used her blog Molly’s Zone to build her confidence and experience. Since starting her blog in 2015, Molly has written articles for The Mighty, Project Wednesday, and now, Telecom Toolbox.