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Student Transition: Employment

Resumes are the key to landing an interview, which is the key to landing a job. For that reason, you want to make sure you know everything about crafting and perfecting your resume, from its purpose to the content to sending it to an employer.

Resume Readiness Quiz
Resume Readiness Scoring Guide

What résumé is right for you? Check out the Job Central Website to find out...

Résumé Templates from Job Star Central website
Chronological Résumé is organized by job titles with the most recent position listed first.  Employers tend to prefer the chronological resume because the format lists prior positions beginning with the most current. Employers perceive this resume style as fact-based and easily skimmed. Chronological Résumé Template and Samples

Functional Résumé rearranges employment history into sections that highlight areas of skill and accomplishment. The functional resume gives you latitude to make sense of your work history and match up skills and accomplishments that might not be obvious to the employer in a traditional chronological format. Functional Resume Template and Samples

Six Words to Skip on your Resume

My Fact Sheet you can use this document to list your personal information, education,  employment history and references, and use it when completing job applications. 

Disability Disclosure

Disability Disclosure
The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities
This workbook helps youth to learn about disability disclosure and what it means for them. The ultimate goal is for youth to make an informed choice about disclosing your disability. Remember, this decision may change based on the particular person, situation or setting, and need for accommodations.  The workbook introduces numerous examples of other young people struggling with the question of “to disclose” or “not to disclose.”

Cyber Disclosure for Youth with Disabilities
This document is a supplement to The 411 on Disability Disclosure for Youth with Disabilities. Search sites such as Google, social networking site like Facebook, and microblogging sites like Twitter have added a new element to disclosure. Now it is possible to disclose your disability on the internet without even being aware of it. The goal of this document is to provide you with suggestions about how to make an informed decision about your own disability disclosure and to manage your disclosure on line.

The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Families, Educators, Youth Service Professionals, and Adults Who Care About Youth with Disabilities
This adult-focused workbook is a companion publication to The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities. It is written for adults who support youth with disabilities and introduces numerous examples of young people struggling with the question of "to disclose" or "not to disclose." This workbook offers information and practice opportunities you can use to learn how to support youth in disclosing more effectively.

Contact Us

Terri Wert
Transition Services at Harper
425 E. 18th Street C-8
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone 949-515-5343
twert@nmusd.us