Expandability, a not-for-profit division of Goodwill of Silicon Valley, uses a neurodiverse set of professionals to operate its innovative employment program, Neurodiversity Pathways, formerly called Autism Advantage. Continue reading High-Tech Jobs for the Neurodiverse
By Jaeson Parsons
Sunday Parker’s experiences with a mobility-based disability since birth has given her unique insight into the struggles that those with disabilities face. We wanted to get a better understanding of Sunday’s career journey as well as her insight into the creation and success of Abilityforce at Salesforce. Continue reading Stronger Together: Salesforce, Abilityforce & Sunday Parker
By 1st Lt. Tracci Dorgan
Many Soldiers have come back from their deployments and come by the Adjutant General’s headquarters building to meet her, shake her hand and thank her. Continue reading Honoring the Dedication of Renae Templeton—This communications specialist is irreplaceable
Investors representing more than $1 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, today called on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain underrepresented in the workforce. Continue reading National Investors Call for Workplace Disability Inclusion
The ISABLED Virtual Career Fair platform makes it easier to connect recruiters from leading companies and high-impact professionals with disabilities. They are are a fun and easy way to connect recruiters and job seekers with disabilities. There are currently more jobs in the U.S than available workers to fill them, and companies are forced to explore more options to find talent to hire to help them grow their business.
By Kathleen Wroblewski, Director of Communications, Bay Path University
It’s difficult for many people to approach a stranger’s house and knock on their door. It’s quite another matter if you are knocking on doors and running for public office. Continue reading Meet the first openly autistic woman elected to political office
Owner Tiffany Fixter’s mission for the restaurant, which opened in December, is not only to create employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); she also wants to give Denver area families with special needs children or adults an inclusive restaurant option that accepts and supports people of all abilities.
Continue reading Pizzability is serving up a slice of community right alongside its hand-tossed pizzas and craft beer
Here’s advice on overcoming the mental roadblocks employment gaps create before they sabotage your job search, from those who’ve been there.
The best way you can prepare for job interviews is to think ahead and decide how you’re going to handle questions related to your disability.
Continue reading Preparing for the Job Interview
By Alex Haagaard
It’s 6 AM and your alarm is going off. You hit the snooze button, hoping for a few more minutes of sleep before you drag yourself out of bed. This is a morning routine most people are familiar with. But for workers with chronic illness, it can look very different. Continue reading What It’s Like Living and Working With a Chronic Illness