Frequently Asked Questions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion style=”modern” color=”black” spacing=”3″ gap=”3″ c_icon=”triangle” active_section=”999″ no_fill=”true” collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”I am a Job Seeker. How can abilityJOBS help me?” tab_id=”1484011008217-9b565fbc-ed9f”][vc_column_text el_class=”tog_color”]abilityJOBS is the first and largest job resource dedicated to Job Seekers with disabilities. For a full list of services go to Job Seeker Services page.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Does abilityJOBS have local job placement services?” tab_id=”1484011008256-66e8e366-a5ea”][vc_column_text]Yes. abilityJOBS has national and local companies posting jobs in most areas around the US and some around the world. Employers post new jobs every day. Many search for resumes to fill local positions. We recommend all Job Seekers upload resumes and sign up for email notifications for area jobs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I get support locally?” tab_id=”1484766579456-f9839fbb-b236″][vc_column_text]If you need local assistance, we recommend visiting your local vocational rehabilitation office who can direct you to the best resources and assistance in your area.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I register as a Job Seeker if I do not have a disability?” tab_id=”1484018546772-27f9b214-bf8fd”][vc_column_text]No. By registering on abilityJOBS you are affirming that you have a disability under the definition of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”If I register and upload my resume, who will see my information?” tab_id=”1484766686729-4dc06e69-f411″][vc_column_text]Only valid Employers who have permission to view resumes can see your information — however, your contact information is hidden. (You can even remove your contact information from your resume if you feel more comfortable.) If you apply for a job or accept a contact request from an Employer, your contact information is no longer hidden.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can anyone act as an Employer?” tab_id=”1484766684283-52733712-5523″][vc_column_text]No. Before Employers can view resumes and send contact requests to Job Seekers, they are first verified as a legitimate Employer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can an Employer call me directly?” tab_id=”1484766682421-b5c19fc6-ba88″][vc_column_text]No. If an Employer views your resume and wants to contact you, that Employer must first send a request for contact through abilityJOBS. You then will receive a request from abilityJOBS for contact, you can deny or accept. If you decide to accept an Employer’s contact, your contact information will be visible to the Employer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How does abilityJOBS keep my information anonymous?” tab_id=”1484766679976-f8655eb1-0bf7″][vc_column_text]Your contact information is hidden from your resume. Employers cannot access your information without your permission, either through your submitting a job application or a permission to contact email. The Employer side of is not open to the public. We respect your privacy abilityJOBS, and its parent company ABILITY Magazine, will not share your information with any third party.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”I am not a US citizen. Can I register if I am a Job Seeker with a disability?” tab_id=”1484766677224-f90e8f20-971a”][vc_column_text]Yes. Hiring policies vary with each company. We encourage all Job Seekers with disabilities to register and upload resumes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]