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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.


What’s New

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. Telecom Toolbox (TT): Hi Molly! Can ... Read more
Digital Content: Moving Beyond Sunsets and Silhouettes - The internet has enabled a whole new industry full of work opportunities, but its reach has also enabled global competition. By finding the tools that will help support your personal and professional projects, you can become better prepared to take your next steps in online mastery. If you’re creating content online, it’s probably a good ... Read more
Photo of a man wearing headphones working on a computer. Tips for Individuals with Disabilities Seeking Federal Employment - Applying and interviewing for a job can be difficult and stressful. The frustration can be more pronounced for a jobseeker with a disability because biases may make it harder to gain employment, particularly over an individual who is not disabled. Fortunately, the federal government has made it a priority to maintain a diverse workforce, including ... Read more