Succeeding in Your Career Despite Mental Illness

"It is estimated that only 50 to 60 percent of people with bipolar are able to hold down full-time employment. And of those who do manage full-time employment, around 90 percent report distinct periods where the illness is at odds with their work. With employers demanding more and offering less support, it can be a … Continue reading Succeeding in Your Career Despite Mental Illness

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Five Ways to Job Search When You Have Mental Illness

1. READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION. (I'M ACTUALLY SO SERIOUS) How many times have you taken a job that you were extremely under-qualified or overqualified for? Did that ever leave you feeling either overwhelmingly unaccomplished, or like you were drowning in failure? No, like, seriously. Read the job description IN FULL. Make sure that you understand … Continue reading Five Ways to Job Search When You Have Mental Illness

Five Ways to Job Search When You Have a Mental Illness

BLOG POST COMING SOON: "Five Ways to Job Search When You Have a Mental Illness"   Sharing tactics that I personally used to overcome months of unemployment while battling suicidal tendencies, poverty, bipolar disorder and depression.   This will include steps toward gaining quality mental health treatment, employment to fit my personal needs and ensuring my … Continue reading Five Ways to Job Search When You Have a Mental Illness