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March 2013

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Preparing For Career Success, Moving Beyond Job Survival & Accessible Workplace Technologies

Confronting Real World Challenges in the Digital Age

Categories: Lessons from the Road

David BestThis month we bring you some Lessons From The Road from a leader at our Canadian partner, IBM. David Best is an Advisory IT Specialist and Accessibility Consultant in IBM Canada's Global Business Services division. He is also the Co-Chair of their People Enablement Network Group, which is a Business Resource group for IBM's employees with disabilities...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Upcoming webinar - The Dyslexic Advantage - register quickly!

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

dyslexic advantage

Do you know how your disability is an asset for success? This is a question I ask Lime Network members when coaching them for interviews or workplace performance. The typical answer I get is "no, not really". Well, we want you to know the answer to this question! Come explore this connection between disability and strengths as it pertains to dyslexia (and other brain processing differences).

Join us on April 4th at 8pm Est for a webinar, for Lime Network members, with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, authors of The Dyslexic Advantage, Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain. They will share insights around... 

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Job Search; a Course in Professional Development

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

frustratedSo you've just completed the recruiting process for a summer internship or other full-time position. You researched many companies, sent out tons of resumes, prepared and practiced for interviews, attended networking events, made lots of informational phone calls. You even sacrificed other school and social activities so you could stay focused. It was a pretty rigorous and time-consuming process. And, hopefully you've landed or will soon land a great summer internship.

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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Partners.....in the Limelight

This month we check in with Bloomberg LP

Categories: Partners in the Limelight

 

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This month in Partners.....In the Limelight, we give you a great overview on our corporate partner Bloomberg LP.

Just when you thought Bloomberg only reported the news, think again! Bloomberg has a diverse product base and global presence...

 

 

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

A Sign of Things To Come: Corporate Disability Benchmarking

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

benchmarkingAt Lime Connect our mission is to help break stereotypes around disability in the workplace by attracting, preparing and connecting high achieving individuals with disabilities for great careers with the world's leading corporations. We help students and working professionals to access these careers and learn tools for...

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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Lime Freshmen: Google BOLD Immersion Program; apply today!

Apply by April 8th, 2013

Categories: Career Connect

Google_LogoGoogle, a Lime Connect corporate partner, has just launched the 2013 application for the Google BOLD Immersion Program for Freshmen.

Selected freshmen will participate in an all-expense-paid program at Google’s Mountain View headquarters from July 23-27, 2013. The Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development (BOLD) Diversity Immersion Program for Freshmen is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field, including students with disabilities...

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Defining Success and Disability Your Own Way

What does success mean to you?

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

successI encounter many definitions of success when coaching people. Success is one of those concepts that we all understand yet it means something different to each individual.  For some it is a quantitative definition based on one's net worth. For others it is about how much happiness one generates on a daily basis. And having a disability brings its own twist to the definition of success. 

I believe it is so important to know your own definition and ensure it is the definition you want to keep since your pattern of achievement will follow that definition. Then with that definition in mind, ...

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Changing the Dialogue on Disability, One Person at a Time

A letter from 2013 Lime Fellow, Nick Adams

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

Nick on the 2012 Lime Fellowship Symposium boat cruise around ManhattanAt Lime we are in the midst of accepting 2013 Lime Fellowship Program applications for sophomores/rising juniors at US universities. This work inspired me to reflect on the amazing Fellows that we have brought on board over the years. It also got me thinking about the powerful insights and perspectives on disability that these Fellows have gleaned from the Program and are taking into the world. One of these Fellows, Nick Adams, 2012 Lime Connect Fellow and Georgetown junior, has agreed to let me share the essay/letter he wrote to his Peer Fellows after last summer's Fellowship Program Symposium.  This great photo of Nick was taken on the Symposium cruise around Manhattan!  I think his message will resonate with...

 

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