AJE’s First Twitter Chat-#NDEAMchat

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

Hiring Candidates with Disabilities-Three Examples

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

Should you Disclose a Disability?

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?

Important Government Initiatives in 2015 to Assist Veterans (Part 2)

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)