On October 7, 1:00 PM Eastern, America’s Job Exchange hosted its first (very successful) Twitter chat! AJE partnered with Job Accommodation Network (JAN) and The Carroll Center to bring valuable information to employers on important components of disability hiring. We had great participation from many organizations and along with our partners got some very insightful … Continue reading AJE’s First Twitter Chat-#NDEAMchat
For companies with federal contracts, OFCCP would like to see employees with disabilities totaling 7% across all job groups. For successful recruitment and retention, such companies need effective outreach and recruitment measures that would allow them to reach this goal. Below are examples of three companies who have made a big difference in the lives … Continue reading Hiring Candidates with Disabilities-Three Examples
Disclosing a disability when in the midst of a job search is a complex decision. While some disabilities are clearly visible, others are not. Although the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against prospective job applicants with a disability, statistics show that the percentage of disabled … Continue reading Should you Disclose a Disability?
There is a myth out there that companies do not hire in the summer. The truth could not be farther off. For companies, summer is business as usual. So to keep your job search moving in the dog days, here are some suggestions: Network at Social Events Summer is naturally a more social time, so … Continue reading Don’t Slow Down Your Job Search in the Summer!
Veterans’ Economic Communities Initiative Earlier this year, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, with leaders from national and local veterans’ service organizations, corporate employers and government agencies, announced the launch of the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative (VECI), an effort focused in a total of 25 U.S. cities to promote economic success for veterans. The initiative … Continue reading Important Government Initiatives in 2015 to Assist Veterans (Part 2)
INTERVIEW ADVICE FOR RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATES Are you graduating in 2015? This is really a great time for you to start thinking of strategies that will help you land your first job. Your strong resume and cover letter will get you the interview. And a successful interview will land you the job. Here are … Continue reading Graduating in 2015? How to Nail That Interview!
As a company that focuses on helping companies ensure they have a diverse work place, we, at America’s Job Exchange, were pleased to see that’s becoming more and more important to employees. The SHRM Talent Expo’s 2015 job satisfaction and engagement report, published on April 28, 2015, brought to light the following:In the last four … Continue reading WHY DIVERSITY HIRING?