Disabilities

Posts Tagged Disabilities

 

 

As an HR manager at an IT and business solutions firm, I’ll be the first to admit that my company’s approach to diversity and inclusion needed a fresh, more modern take. I know I’m certainly guilty of writing policies and procedures solely from the HR perspective, while the employee point of view is often glossed over. This can lead to us (and others) struggling with disability inclusion.

June 10, 2020

 

 

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed workplaces across the United States. Businesses are trying to adapt in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. But there’s definitely no guidebook to navigating a business through this pandemic. So how can your company find the agility it needs to stay relevant?

Disability inclusion = business success

May 13, 2020

 

 


 

Humans have one unique ability that sets us apart from machines and animals: The ability to imagine and create. But has your workforce been given the opportunity to be human? Are you providing employees the space to achieve their full potential?

Or worse, is your workplace actually working against them?

January 13, 2020

 


 

Chances are, in your workplace today, there are empty seats you wish were filled with qualified and motivated employees. You are not alone.

January 1, 2020

 

Hiring is up in today’s tight labor market, including among people with disabilities and other often-overlooked groups. As more job seekers with disabilities are hired, employers are realizing the great potential in this large and diverse talent pool.

November 21, 2019

 


 

On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association (BNHRA) hosted their monthly professional development event: Diversity in Hiring. It’s more than policy, it’s best practice.

October 25, 2019

 

 
 

One of the great things about National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) is the interesting events being organized to discuss this topic and work on solutions.

October 24, 2019

 

It's happened too many times for me to count. A well-meaning person asks me if I work. It’s automatic. They take one look at my disability and motorized wheelchair, and think: “this person couldn’t possibly work.”

October 1, 2019

 

“Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” – Martina Navratilova

 

Being #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, this blog post goes out to all persons challenged with mental health conditions. Together, we can help end stigma and get people the help and love they need and deserve. No one is ever alone.

May 17, 2019