Thriving At Work

Vocational Rehabilitation: The Origins & Applicable Uses Today

By Anne Shaw and professionally reviewed by The Hartford's Vocational Rehabilitation Team
Vocational rehabilitation in the United States can trace its roots back to World War I. When thousands of soldiers returned home with disabilities, the United States government passed the Soldier Rehabilitation Act of 1918. The goal was... Continue

Tips for Filling Out a Job Application

By Anne Shaw and professionally reviewed by The Hartford's Vocational Rehabilitation Team
Wondering how to apply for a job? Beyond preparing your resumé and your cover letter, many employers will still ask you to fill out a job application.... Continue

How to Write a Resume in Five Steps (+ Examples)

By Anne Shaw and professionally reviewed by The Hartford's Vocational Rehabilitation Team
Writing a resumé is often one of the first steps you take when starting a job search. A good resumé will get you in the door. A poor one might not even earn you a 'No, thank you' follow-up message.... Continue

How to Be A Better Communicator

Beth Braverman
Communicating well can improve your relationships and reduce confusion. Learning how to be a better communicator is a soft skill that's important for everyone to master. There are several ways to become better at connecting with... Continue

What is Imposter Syndrome? Plus 5 Tips to Beat It

Anne Shaw
Have you ever had the feeling that you don't belong, especially at work – that you're not skilled enough, intelligent enough, qualified enough? Maybe you assume that you only got to where you are because you're lucky and that... Continue