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Crafting a stand out resume can be an exhausting process for anyone looking for employment. The amount of hard work needed to create the perfect resume can be somewhat tedious, we know. But, a resume is the first step to helping YOU get the job of your dreams.

A well-structured and tailored resume increases your chances of getting job interviews or meetings, while helping to eliminating dubiety and diffidence, enabling you to move forward towards your dream job.

Here are some ideas for young people with disabilities to help build a first resume:

  • Volunteer experience can show a future employer that you are willing to learn and give back to society. …

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Today’s youth are ready to break and make changes globally. They are filled with unlimited energy and potential to become successful in all fields of life. They seek out challenges, innovation and creativity.

However, due to increasing unemployment and inequality in our society, these skilled young individuals are left behind. In addition, our youth are three times more likely to stay unemployed despite possessing developed skills, causing it to become one of the most crucial issues faced by societies across the world.

To raise awareness regarding such a significant problem, the United Nations designated July 15th as World Youth Skills Day. This day help highlights the current rising unemployment among youth and what steps need to be taken so that the situation is controlled globally. The United Nations states:
“At least 475 million new jobs need to be created over the next decade to absorb the 73 million youth currently unemployed and the 40 million new annual entrants to the labor market.”
This showcases that job creation is vital to the survival of youth across the world. Moreover, encouraging youth’s potential through skilled abilities will make them capable of creating accessible platforms that allows them to gain access to changing economies, building working empires that lead to more employment opportunities. …


“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

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Volunteering helps you evolve as an individual and takes you to a world of unlimited opportunities. The significance of volunteerism advances when one truly understands the meaning of giving back to society and expresses their desire to support diverse communities around the globe.

What is Volunteering?
“A person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service and help those in need.”


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International Day of Families is observed on May 15th each year to highlight the importance of family as a unit. The United Nations promotes this day with great emphasis on the provision of knowledge about how families can transform our societies and create opportunities for all. The celebration of International Day of Family allows for open discussion and increased awareness related to global economic, education, health and social issues. …


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Avi Golden, a practicing EMT holds a bachelor of Science in Biology. Avi has extensive experience as a practicing paramedic both in the US and Israel. Avi’s first stroke in the year 2007, changed his life completely and resulted in Aphasia, the loss of ability to express and understand speech. He now works towards creating awareness about aphasia, globally.

Despite the challenges with the condition, he gradually started to learn to communicate as best as possible. He recalls his journey in an article:

“Everybody went to the hospital to visit me. At first, I was anxious, would I ever come out of this? Was this my life now? I was nervous that I could no longer pursue my dream of becoming a doctor. …


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Stephen Hawking known for his contribution to the world of science and his groundbreaking discoveries has drawn people across the globe in embracing his scientific methodologies and projections.

Stephen William Hawking, a theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author of several popular science books including “A Brief History of Time” has departed at the age of 76 on 14th March 2018. Born in Oxford, England on 8th January 1942, Hawking spent his early life in St Albans, Hertfordshire where his family was considered to be highly educated and intelligent.

Hawking’s early academic life was however not so exceptional as he thoroughly enjoyed playing board games with his few close friends and invented new games of their own. He later then decided to enter University College, Oxford at the age of 17 where he found his academic education quite easy. Despite his effortless graduate years, he still managed to receive a first-class BA (Hons.) degree in natural science. In 1962, he continued on with his education life and attended Trinity College at Cambridge University for a PhD in cosmology. …


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A healthy mind promotes and yields a positive approach which in turn attracts absolute certainty, manifests a purpose and creates a foundation for an inclusive life. An integral part of promoting positivity in children and youth is to comprehend the need of elaborating “positivity and community” and how the emphasis can have an impact on the society and oneself.

In order to advance positivity among societies and communities, we must acknowledge the categorical aspect of the term ‘positive thinking’ and its impact on people from every walk of life. “Positive thinking can be defined by the goal of health and happiness. It concentrates at positive qualities such as inner peace, strength, love, joy and happiness. …


“To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.”
Pearl S. Buck, Nobel-prize winning author

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World Day of Social Justice is observed on the 20th of February every year, promoting the efforts in tackling the issues of unemployment, poverty, education, justice. The day dedicates itself to the removal of the barriers that people face due to gender inequality, age, race, religion, ethnicity, cultural background or disability. …


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“We help people with disabilities who are looking for a job, working towards a promotion or preparing for their professional career. Our modules are designed to improve your self-confidence, employability, life-skills and language fluency through self-learning.” ARISE Impact. ARISE Impact’s content development team often collaborates with individuals dealing with disabilities to identify challenges that they face when it comes to their education and careers.

Our Associate director of field operations and product services, Srikanth Raviprasad, conducted an interview at the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision in Savannah, USA to gather valuable information to help ARISE Impact expand its horizons in the betterment of the professional development modules. …


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An individual’s disability can play a major role in his/her life: whether it’s positive or negative. But overcoming the challenges and developing confidence is vital and admirable. As a society, it is our utmost duty to allow people with disabilities to experience a life they deserve. We are all different but very much alike at the same time.

The importance of disability awareness has been given prominence over the recent decades, making it easier for the people with disabilities and the society to develop empathy for one another. Disability awareness helps in subsiding the stereotypical mindset of the society, hence providing vast opportunities for everyone to get involved in creating a positive, inclusive society for all. According to The World Bank:
“One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher for developing countries. One-fifth of the estimated global total, or between 110 million and 190 million people, experience significant disabilities”. …

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