National Able Network

Two-Time Cancer Survivor Transitions from Job to Career – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Jennifer Edwards, a 44-year-old single mom, had been successful in the import business for more than 20 years, but she felt that her career had reached a plateau. “I’m a two-time ovarian cancer survivor,” says Jennifer, “So when I had to stop working and then try to get back in the field, I thought ‘I can go back to this job and just pay the bills but not go anywhere, or I can get a career where I can go…

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Women’s History Month – Women in IT! – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

The tech industry has always struggled with inclusion. Even as recently as 2019, women only held about a quarter of all jobs in the computing field, even though they make up 47 percent of the workforce overall. And although the IT industry continues to grow, the number of women in the field has not improved much over time. Over a span of ten years, the percentage of women in tech has remained around 25 percent, according to data provided by…

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Program officer leaps into new creative career – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Andrea DeBerry, an experienced program professional, found herself burnt out and seeking a career change. She connected with National Able Network to determine what path she would choose for her new career. Upon applying for and being accepted into the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, she chose to enhance her skillset with creative technology. Andrea successfully completed training in programs such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML5 and more! We got in contact with Andrea to learn a bit more…

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