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Special Populations

Special populations are student groups who are given priority to receive services.  These Priority Populations are also listed in several other federal grant programs that are aligned in some way with the goals and objectives stated in the Louisiana Carl Perkins State Plan.

Veteran Careers: Dealing with Stereotypes

Veterans face several issues when transitioning out of the military and into civilian careers. In my last post, I shared a number of structural and cultural barriers that veterans face, as told to me by branding expert Lida Citroën earlier …

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When to Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant and Other Workplace Tips for Expecting Mothers

Pregnancy for a working woman can be a joyous time, but it can also be a stressful time. The good news is some of that stress might soon be alleviated. Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers …

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How to Answer Questions About Your Resume Gap

If you have a gap on your resume, there’s a good chance that you’ll be asked about it in a job interview—which means that nailing down your answer before you show up is a good idea.

While there are lots …

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The Literacy Council of SWLA
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

(LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by …

Families Helping Families Resource Guide
How to Fill out the FAFSA

Are you ready to fill out your FAFSA? Take a look at this guide to learn what documents you need, …

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