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    National Able Network Launches Digital Literacy Program for Older Workers!

    National Able Network recently launched digital literacy training for older workers in southern Maine to increase their computer skills and find employment! This program uses a blended learning approach which includes instructor-led and classroom-based training, peer-to-peer mentoring, e-learning, and self-directed study. Its curriculum focuses on: computer basics internet basics productivity programs computer security digital lifestyles The launch of this […]

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    3 Great Reasons to Hire Job Seekers Over the Age of 50!

    Throughout National Employ Older Workers Week, National Able Network is posting stories and statistics with one goal: to crush the outdated stereotype that older workers are a hindrance rather than an asset. Here are three great reasons that companies should seek out rather than avoid older jobseekers: The older workforce is highly skilled. It’s a myth that […]

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    Delaware Office Takes Shape Just in Time for NEOWW!

    National Able Network’s (Able) Delaware office location is finally taking shape! From its humble beginnings of four tables and eight chairs, the office has expanded to a program manager, career coach and three Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) participants. “We are excited to have the opportunity to serve and grow our office,” said Chris […]

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    New Communications Coordinator is Climbing Her Way to the Top!

    My name is Emily Mason and I’m the new Communications Coordinator for National Able Network (Able)! My job has a lot of different components, but for the most part I research anything and everything that our marketing department might need, help find interesting content for Able’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and our amazing […]

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    Frank’s Job Search Advice: The Follow-Up Two-Step

    You’ve done your best Texas two-step and your interview is over. You met with three key people; the human resource specialist, a department supervisor, and the hiring manager. Three and a half hours of face-to-face conversations and maybe some two-step dancing around the tough questions. Now, it’s time for follow-up. Everyone agrees that some form […]

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    National Able Network Staff Volunteers During Hunger Action Month!

    One in six Chicagoans rely on the Greater Chicago Food Depository for assistance, some of which are National Able Network clients. September is Hunger Action Month, so last week a few Able staff members participated in volunteering at the Greater Chicago Food Depository! Able’s staff, along with other volunteers, packed a total of 20,682 pounds of food […]

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    3 Easy Steps to Revamp Your Job Search This Weekend!

    For many people, Labor Day officially marks the end of summer – it can also mark the start of a new school year and potentially a new career! With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, it’s the perfect time for job seekers to focus on themselves and to determine their career goals and how they will […]

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    The Information Technology Sector Center | Powered by National Able Network

    National Able Network (Able) is happy to announce the launch of its Information Technology Sector Center, the premiere resource that connects local businesses with job seekers to help build Chicago’s booming information technology sector! To kick-off the launch of the Information Technology Sector Center, Able recently hosted its first Employer Advisory Committee breakfast, which provided a venue for local businesses to discuss […]

Student desktop with books, laptop, pens, phone on it.

National Able Network Launches Digital Literacy Program for Older Workers!

National Able Network recently launched digital literacy training for older workers in southern Maine to increase their computer skills and find employment! This program uses a blended learning approach which includes instructor-led and classroom-based training, peer-to-peer mentoring, e-learning, and self-directed study. Its curriculum focuses on: computer basics internet basics productivity programs computer security digital lifestyles The launch of this […]

Human resources management concept, searching professional staff, work, analyzing resume, documents papers, magnifying glass, sticky notes, pen. vector illustration in flat design

3 Great Reasons to Hire Job Seekers Over the Age of 50!

Throughout National Employ Older Workers Week, National Able Network is posting stories and statistics with one goal: to crush the outdated stereotype that older workers are a hindrance rather than an asset. Here are three great reasons that companies should seek out rather than avoid older jobseekers: The older workforce is highly skilled. It’s a myth that […]

Delaware Staff Photo

Delaware Office Takes Shape Just in Time for NEOWW!

National Able Network’s (Able) Delaware office location is finally taking shape! From its humble beginnings of four tables and eight chairs, the office has expanded to a program manager, career coach and three Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) participants. “We are excited to have the opportunity to serve and grow our office,” said Chris […]