How Assistive Technology has Changed Disability Employment
How has assistive technology changed disability employment?
Trends in State Employment
The Great Recession has had an unprecedented effect on state and local government employment and will continue to affect levels of employment in the coming years. John Lonski, chief economist for Moody’s Capital Markets Research, told Reuters, “We are looking at the worst contraction of state and local government employment since 1981.” The loss of stimulus funds will exacerbate the downward trend in public employment, especially…
Events and Trends in Employment Legislation
by Michael Haberman on May 12, 2015 · 0 comments New legislation, new rules and new decisions will have major effects on employers I wanted to make you aware of some of the things that are going on in employment legislation around the country. This list is by no means the only things that are going on but they are ones I found interesting. Federal level activities First up, are the changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act. The USDOL has finished the…
Work? How he has a disability? Employment is Possible!
This all-day training will include lecture, small-group activities, a youth/young adult break-out session on brainstorming your passion and job development, and an afternoon featuring panels with guests from your community. Who should attend?
National, Local Employment Programs in Rhode Island to Highlight Road Way to Employment for...
Business owners, hiring managers, employment specialists, labor experts, and others to share resources and benefits of including ex-offenders in workforce development strategies PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Each year, an average of 600,000 individuals across the country, approximately 3,000 in Rhode Island, reenter the community from prison, many of them committed to supporting themselves and their families, to become productive citizens, and to not re-offend and return to…
Job Training & Employment
Donate Stuff. Create Jobs. www.goodwill.org Did you know that by donating clothing and household items to Goodwill® you could help create jobs in your...
Job Search, Career and Employment Advice
Need to find a job? We can help. Learn how to find a job in any field, and get expert advice on resumes, cover letters, job applications, and job interviews.
The Disclosure Dilemma: Tips from an Employment Specialist
Last year I wrote about my father’s struggles with mental health. In an essay for the Huffington Post I described how he was hospitalized for bipolar disorder as a young man, and later struggled with depression and anxiety. Fortunately for him, the mental illness label did not stick, and he was able to have a productive and rewarding life as a business owner, artist, citizen, and father. Others in my family have had much more visible struggles with their mental health, having to…
How to Explain Gaps in Employment
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Employment Advice for the Visually Impaired Job Hunter
Paul Schroeder is a well known voice of the American Foundation for the Blind as he speaks often on employment and legal issues. He is blind and offers an authoritative view In this short news item, Paul shares some thoughts on employment for the blind and visually impaired. He openly discusses that the fault is not one sided and everyone needs to overcome the stigma associated with people with disabilities working in normal jobs. Hear what he has to say in this short…
Top 10 Employment Handbook Mistakes
Although most employers at least have an employment handbook, few companies treat it as a priority item. That’s a shame because a handbook presents a wonderful opportunity to communicate with your workforce about your organization’s philosophy, mission, and culture. Companies like Netflix and Nordstrom have demonstrated that handbooks can be effective without being dry and …
How can disability employment benefit my company?
The goal of The Arc NCR’s Vocational Services is to provide supports to individuals with differing abilities, assisting them in reaching their occupational g...
How to Break an Employment Contract
It's best to know before you sign the contract how to get out of it, if you need to.
Why Some Still Can't Find Jobs As The Economy Nears 'Full Employment'
To economists, the phrase means job seekers roughly equal job openings. Unemployment is at 5 percent, but depending on where you live, your race or your education level, you still might not find work.
How to explain gaps in employment
Our experts give their advice on how to explain gaps in employment in an interview.
An Update on Pa.’s Local Employment Laws and What May Come Next
Over the past few years Congress has operated at a deadlock preventing major new federal workplace legislation from being adopted. Although in its infancy it seems increasingly unlikely that this Congressional term will see a wave of new workplace legislation.
Alert: National Trends in Disability Employment
On the first Friday of each month, the Employment Policy and Measurement Rehabilitation and Research Training Center present National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE). The nTIDE webinars cover national research into disability employment issues and reports on the latest trends, and give you an opportunity to ask the experts your questions. The next nTIDE webinar is on July 7.
Employment strategies 101 for the autism community
The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment Unemployment among Californians on the autism spectrum is estimated at between 60 and 70 percent, the same as it was …
How Close Is The Economy To Full Employment?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 142,000 jobs were added to the economy in August, far below expectations. So the view that the Fed won't likely hike interest rates until mid-2015 remains intact.
An Insider’s Guide to Employment Practice Experts
Many courts have now recognized the admissibility of testimony from employment practices experts. A look at cases involving the use of employment practices experts demonstrates the types of professional qualifications and circumstances in which expert testimony may be beneficial.