Looking for a new job is especially tough right now -- I know plenty of healthy people who are struggling with it -- and when you have a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, you face some additional complications.
Not only do we need to consider what jobs are a good fit for our skills and our symptoms, we need to think about when we're going to bring up our health problems with a new or prospective employer. I recently came across a really good article on this topic on CNNMoney.com that offers expert guidance for what to do during the interview process.
- Should you reveal a disability during the job search? by Anne Fisher.
Have you faced getting a new job since you've had fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? When did you bring up your illness? What factors influenced your decision, and how did things work out? Leave your comments below!
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