Cognitopia Think Work: How to Prepare for a Job Interview

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Getting a job is a crucial accomplishment and one that must be prepared for. The job interview process consists of you being invited in personally, on zoom, or on the telephone, where you are asked many questions about who you are, what you enjoy, how you might handle certain aspects of the job you are applying for, and more. You … Read More

Cognitopia Think Work: How to Write an Elevator Pitch

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Whether it’s a job you’re trying to get or a personal story you want to tell, knowing how to prepare an “elevator pitch” is a valuable skill. An elevator pitch is a brief, clear description of your work goal or idea anyone can understand in the thirty seconds it might take to share an elevator ride.  Use Cognitopia’s routine tool below to learn all of the steps to create an effective elevator pitch. This skill can assist you … Read More

Cognitopia Think Work: How to Conduct a Job Search Online

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Looking for a job can be a challenging task. Learning how to conduct a job search online is one of the steps that will help you as you search for employment. Take a look at the routine we have put together for this task. Hopefully, you can get some good tips here and find success in landing a new opportunity … Read More

Cognitopia Think Work: How to Wash Laundry

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Knowing how to clean your clothes is an important daily living skill. Clean clothes make us feel and look better and are essential for job interviews, going to school or work, and more. Enjoy this routine below, which goes through, step-by-step, how to use a laundry machine and clean your clothes. You can use the routine below, “How to Wash … Read More

Cognitopia Think Work: Preparing for a Job Interview

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Job interviews can be stressful. However, with a few easy steps and some interactive guidance through Cognitopia’s routine tool, the process of preparing for a job interview can be done in a comfortable and efficient way that will build confidence and enhance the chances for success. Take a look at the below routine, which covers “How to Prepare for a … Read More

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

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Every March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM) when the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) and its partners work together to showcase how people with and without disabilities unite to create strong, inclusive, diverse communities. A central point raised is how people with disabilities should not be sidelined but rather included in ALL aspects of life in their communities. … Read More

March is the 50th Anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program

Beginning in 1972, the National Senior Nutrition Program has promoted nutrition-based programs and services for aging adults across the U.S. Nutrition for seniors has been instrumental in furthering quality of life and longevity and has received financial support from the Older Americans Act, which was signed into law on July 14, 1965. As it stands, local senior nutrition programs allow … Read More

Capital FC Creates Soccer Program for Kids and Young Adults with Disabilities

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Around 18% of students in the Salem, Oregon school district have a disability. almost 1 in 5 – not a small number. Opportunities for inclusion in typical activities such as organized sports can be essential for the growth of all children and young adults. But for those with a disability, such opportunities are often lacking in many areas. Thanks to Capital … Read More