“It’s time for a change,” was the theme of this month’s webinar. Newly appointed President of America’s Job Exchange (AJE), Bill Fanning, was excited to present his very first webinar at the helm of AJE. Bill wasted no time addressing the “elephant in the room” with the majority of our federal contractor customers… today’s compliance … Continue reading Compliance 2.0: It’s Time for a Change
Katie, a potential employee, interviews with your company. She is well qualified to perform the essential functions of the job for which she has applied. The new employee is a wheelchair user; therefore, you recognize that some reasonable accommodations should made to ensure equality in the work environment. You gladly work with the new employee, … Continue reading When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)
While it is unclear what may happen to the EEO-1, what is clear is closing the “pay gap” has become a national priority and will likely remain so.
Employers and job seekers are often unclear as to their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Some employers look upon the ADA with a little fear –- fear of litigation, fear that accommodating someone with a disability costs too much money, or fear that accommodations will mean more work for the … Continue reading “Should I Disclose my Disability During a Job Search?”
As a federal contractor, you have specific responsibilities related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. As per the amended Section 503 of The Rehabilitation Act, the goal for disability hiring is 7% across all job groups. Preparation is key and there are steps you can take in advance. Here are some guidelines to help … Continue reading Disability Recruitment- Some Tips
March is Women’s History Month, an annual observation dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in history. The female presence in the workforce is increasing in just about every industry. With women working more, their earnings have become a growing share of the family income. For those currently looking for work, here are some strategies … Continue reading Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month
Many employers are finding success with an often overlooked talent pool — candidates with disabilities. Forward-looking employers are developing proactive sourcing plans to create a recruiting pipeline that includes candidates with disabilities. Recruiting Many businesses that employ individuals with disabilities report reduced employee turnover, increased employee loyalty, and increased morale and productivity of other employees. … Continue reading The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities