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National Submarine Day. April 11, 2021

Commemorated by the United States submarine community as Submarine Day, the anniversary of April 11, 1900 when the American Government purchased its first commissioned submarine, the USS Holland. USS Holland was the United States Navy's first commissioned submarine, named for her Irish-American inventor, John Philip Holland, although not the first submarine of the US Navy, which was the 1862 Alligator.


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We invite you to view our webinars to learn more about how Vocational Consultants can assist on matters involving litigation and how we can help strategize your case. Our webinars will also explain how we can assist a claimant/plaintiff with job seeking skills techniques and/or assistance with job placement.

 

Career Exploration

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Publication by the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics providing career information on select occupational groups. Provides information on median pay, educational and training requirements, prior work experience needed, job outlook, description of job duties, work environment. 

U.S. Department of Labor-Career Onestop
Multiple resources for career exploration, training & jobs. Links to local job centers provided.

O*Net
Identify detailed descriptions of the world of work and browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers.

 

Employment Data & Statistics

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Large resource providing information regarding our economy. Source notes in measured employment, compensation, worker safety, productivity and price movements.

U.S. Department of Labor
To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Connecticut Department of Labor
Employment information related to Connecticut.

Massachusetts Department of Labor
Employment information related to Massachusetts.

 

Job Search Resources

American Job Centers
Locate your local American Job Center where you can access free workshops, computer training's and job search related services.

U.S. Department of Labor-Career Onestop 
Resources and guides for resume development, cover letters, job application, interviewing and job search tips are offered. Provides basic interest, skills and work values assessments.

Indeed
Popular job search engine site accessing positions locally and nationwide. Complete an online profile for easy application submissions.

LinkedIn
A social network where professionals can connect with past and current colleagues, increase their number of business connections, network within their industry, discuss business ideas, search for jobs and look for new hires.

Ziprecruiter
Job search engine for positions locally and nationwide. General salary information provided for occupations within a geographic location.

Robert Half
Placement services in temporary, contract, temporary to hire, full-time and salaried positions. Industries include: accounting & finance, administrative & office, technology & IT, creative &marketing, and legal. RobertHalf also owns Accountemps and OfficeTeam. Offers Salary Guides across industries.

Kelly Services
Staffing agency facilitating placement in many industries: office,finance & accounting, industrial, science, technology, engineering, telecom & digital, government projects, and education. Temporary, contract, and temporary-permanent placement.

Kforce
Technology, Finance & Accounting jobs.

 

Veteran Information

Substantially Gainful vs. Marginal Employment
An insightful article about substantially gainful vs. marginal employment in TDIU cases

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offices
Determine the location of your Regional DVA Office.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs-Vocational Readiness & Employment Division
Veterans with a service connected disability rating and a serious employment handicap may be eligible and entitled to vocational services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA Total Disability based on Individual Unemployability
If you can’t work because of a disability related to your service in the military, you may qualify for what’s called “Individual Unemployability.” This means you may be able to get disability compensation or benefits at the same level as a Veteran who has a 100% disability rating.

 

Transition Information

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
COPAA focuses on the rights of children who receive special education services and support and who are eligible to be served under the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and other students. This website can assist students with disabilities and their families in locating a local network who can assist and inform advocates, parents, attorneys and related professionals on the student’s special education rights.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Website in which current updates on IDEA and necessary resources can be found.

Wrights Law
A website that provides reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.

National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
A website that offers information and resources on topics related to transition topics for students, their families and professionals.

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