There is a wealth of high-quality resources to assist job-seekers with resume writing, preparing for an interview, negotiating salary, and more.
ABLEDATA is a federally funded project whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States.
ADA Technical Assistance Program
This site provides comprehensive information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. In this role, AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation. In addition, AoA seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them.
The Boulevard is a resource directory for mature workers and people with disabilities. Company and Service Listings include Accessible Housing, Adaptive Computer Equipment and Software, Assistive Devices for Daily Living, Disability Management Services, Employment, Financial Services, and Travel and Recreation.
Cornell University Disability Reference
This site, compiled by Cornell University, provides links to information and services for people with disabilities. Link categories include government sites, list servers, legislation and organizations.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Web site is a worldwide resource that provides information on VA programs, veterans benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software. The site serves several major constituencies, including the veteran and his or her dependents, Veterans Service Organizations, the military, the general public, and VA employees around the world.
EnabledOnline.com provides persons with disabilities, their loved ones and caregivers a place to connect. This site has a comprehensive collection of links to products, services and organizations.
EOP, Inc. is a leader in diversity recruitment publishing for members of minority groups, women, and people with disabilities. Celebrating over 30 years in business and helping over 1,000 companies reach and recruit diversity.
Registration is free for this dynamic network, which connects people who are visually impaired or physically disabled to quality career management resources, valuable information about adaptive technology, and most important of all, to each other. Whether you’re a job seeker, a budding entrepreneur or an interested employer, you’ll find something of value at eSight Careers Network.
This Government site provides news, information, education and training for mature workers.
Forty Plus is a nonprofit organization that provides professional job search programs, valuable networking opportunities, and a wide variety of resources to members who are executives, managers, and professionals.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
National Council on Disability
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting Americans with disabilities. Resources on this site include government links, regulations and organizations.
National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.)
The National Organization on Disability promotes the full and equal participation of Americans with disabilities in all aspects of life. N.O.D. is the only national disability network organization concerned with all disabilities, all age groups and all disability issues. This site includes information on education, technology, employment and transportation.
Office of Disability Employment Policy for the Department of Labor
The Office of Disability Employment Policy for the Department of Labor (ODEP) was formerly the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. The mission of ODEP is to bring a heightened and permanent long-term focus to the goal of increasing employment of persons with disabilities. This site includes links to policies, outreach, education, and services.
WAPD – World Association of People With DisAbilities
WAPD advances the interests of persons with disAbilities at national, state, local and home levels. They believe that all are entitled to high quality of life. WAPD links the “disAbled” and supporters to current “leading edge” disAbility information via the various mediums of communication.