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Discussing accommodations or other needs with your employer

Two years ago, I found myself in a medical crisis. A car accident resulted in multiple, ongoing symptoms that made doing my job incredibly difficult. But I’m lucky to have a great employer. I worked …

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How to recover from a job interview blunder

A career counselor explains common interview blunders and how to fix them.

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Arthur Ashe: exemplar of advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity

A competitor and a peacemaker, Ashe improved nearly every person and institution fortunate enough to be part of his journey.

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How to get experience in your field if you can’t get hired

Seven tips for getting the experience you need for the job you want

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Nelson Baker shares skills that help adult students succeed online

Adult learners are no different than undergraduates: they need services and guidance that allow them to succeed throughout their careers. Or, as Dr. Nelson Baker thinks about it, universities need to meet the needs of …

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Tips for a successful informational interview

A career and education counselor tells job seekers how to best reach out.

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4 tips to dress for success in 2019

UW-Madison career counselors offer 4 easy tips to dress for success in today’s workplaces, so your potential and personality shine brightly.

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Odyssey Project student overcomes obstacles to get his bachelor’s degree

Odyssey provides adults facing economic barriers with a chance to start college for free

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Making it as a freelancer in the new economy

Be your own boss with five freelancing tips from a career counselor.

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A spectacular 90th birthday gift to the Odyssey Project

The Odyssey Project has empowered more than 400 adults to overcome adversity and achieve their dreams through free access to a two-semester humanities course.

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Searching for a job if you’re an ex-offender

In Wisconsin, ex-offenders recently out of prison have many resources to begin their job search and should be optimistic about their options.

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Spring class explores intimacy needs of adults with advanced dementia

According to instructor Tracy Schroepfer, expressing sexual and intimacy needs helps older adults achieve better physical and psychological health.

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