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No Boundaries Participants Meet President Bill Clinton!

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At No Boundaries, we have daily modules that are geared towards several themes:

Independence
Communications
Self-Organization
Self Advocacy
Technology
Social Thinking
Judgement
Personal Responsibility

We go into our local community and businesses to convey these themes in real world settings so that participants can take…

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How To Analyze Job Postings As a Person With a Disability

When looking for jobs as a person with a disability, you want to be smart and strategic about the process.  You are interviewing a business just as much as they are interviewing you! Do your research and find out what company will be a good…

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Unexpected Behaviors At Work

When we go to work, we expect to do the job that we have been assigned to.  It is usually pretty straightforward.  Your boss gives you a list of tasks to complete and you do them.  It’s a professional environment where you know what’s going…

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Which Resume Should You Have?

With or without a disability, if you want a job, you need to build your resume.  What type of resume should you have?  There are two types of resumes:

Chronological
Functional (also called Skills)

We think you need BOTH!

At No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life…

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Introducing Laurie, Our New No Boundaries Trainer!

Search, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our new No Boundaries  – Train for Work, Train for Life Trainer, Laurie Finnegan!  We had an opportunity to ask Laurie a few questions so we could all get to know her better.

1.  Start off with the line,…

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Double Your Impact on December 1st!

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, please consider taking part in a unique opportunity to support Search, Inc. and JJsList.com on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving.  Our #GivingTuesday partner, The Coleman Foundation, has generously pledged to match dollar for dollar all new and increased donations up to…

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No Boundaries and Local Bakery ‘Flour’ish!

We always have cause to celebrate when a hard-working Search-No Boundaries participant gets a job. This time it feels personal because the employer, Hewn Artisan Bread, is a local business that has been building its disability awareness through direct, business-to-business contact with JJsList.com.  They are…

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Matthew On The Job

I like vacation but I love to work the most. I work at Lou Malnati’s, an Italian restaurant in Evanston, Illinois. I work in the kitchen on Wednesdays and host during the weekends.  I also work at Walmart as a Sales Associate. In my role…

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My Experience at No Boundaries – By Melissa

When I first got to No Boundaries I thought it was like a store or something with people who are my age.  The co-workers I work with are nice.  When I started working here the first time I was nervous because this was my first…

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Wine Walk Raises Almost $6,000, $3,000 for No Boundaries!

Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association and JJ Hanley

The Chicago/Dempster Charity Wine Walk in Evanston was a rousing success! We are humbled by the support of our Chicago/Dempster community, the Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association and Evanstonians in general, who turned out in droves to support our No Boundaries program….

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