Top Jobs Skills to Have in Your Career Tool Box in 2021 & Beyond

Prepare your CV for the future by learning about all of the career job skills that the employers of tomorrow will be looking for to give you a competitive edge over the competition.   The professional world is constantly changing, and with it are the mindset of companies and their hiring teams. Different skills and […]

Technical Vs. Non-Technical Skills in the Workplace: Which Is More Important?

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This past season on ABC brought us a new show, “The Good Doctor.” I’m a self-professed TV junkie with an affinity for medical related shows (Grey’s Anatomy anyone?) and have been loving it.   For those that haven’t watched the show, it’s based on a young doctor (Shaun Murphy) with autism, which makes verbal and […]

7 Skills to Learn Today to Make Yourself More Marketable in Any Industry

Let’s face it: gone are the days when employees specialized in a certain area and stuck with that – in a single industry – for their entire careers. But unfortunately, many of us haven’t been trained in more than one area. Maybe you are coding whiz but you know nothing about finance. Maybe you’re great […]

What to Consider Before Changing Careers

  Are you considering ditching it all and running away to join the circus? Are your dreams of becoming the next great American novelist are just too vivid to ignore any longer? Do you think you could land a spot on the national Olympics team in curling if it weren’t for that pesky day job? […]

Tips for Seasoned Workers Seeking a Career Change

There is the well-known saying: You’re never too old to start something new. It is important to be happy with the work you do; however, it could be challenging to find a job that is a good fit, especially after spending many years performing duties that you have grown accustomed to. As people are living […]

How to Land More Interviews (and Shorten Your Job Search)

  As the U.S. job market nears full employment, many job seekers are scratching their heads wondering why their own efforts are not generating numerous interviews and desired employment offers. After all, with the official jobless rate at a 9-year low, now should be one of the best times to begin a job search.  

Another Vocamotive Success Story

Did you know… …that, many years ago, Vocamotive developed an internship program with municipal building departments and private construction businesses throughout the State of Illinois? The Building Inspector Internship Program is specifically designed to facilitate the training of injured construction workers to become Building Inspectors, Project Managers, Construction Superintendents, Customer Service Representatives and other professional construction […]

17 LinkedIn Improvement Tips for 2017

With 2017 rapidly approaching, many professionals are starting to think about finding a new position or making a career change in the New Year. With 87 percent of recruiters using LinkedIn, a fully optimized and updated profile is a great place to begin! Author’s Note: This article is a complementary piece to the highly praised […]

17 Resume Improvement Tips for 2017

It is hard to believe, but 2017 is right around the corner! If a new position, career change or professional advancement is in your future, make sure you take the steps necessary to realize your goals. A new or updated résumé is a great place to begin!

The Rehabilitation Counselor’s Role in Empowering Jobseekers

According to 2015 data collected from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every five adults in the United States (approximately 53 million) has a disability. The Americans with Disabilities Act defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that significantly limits individuals’ ability to perform one or more major life activities, […]