Hire Learning: TBTL’s Blog

Think Beyond the Label’s collaborative blog is called Hire Learning for a reason. We’re engaging thought leaders in both the business and disability communities to bring you fresh perspectives on topics that are important to helping you evolve your workforce.

Note that views expressed by Guest Bloggers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Think Beyond the Label or Health & Disability Advocates.


Funding Disability Matters!

In Think Beyond the Label’s hometown of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust, the region’s largest community philanthropic foundation, celebrated their 100th anniversary by holding a unique, philanthropic event called On the Table.  On the Table was a region wide conversation to discuss the ways that we can continue to support our communities. On May 12th, … Continue reading “Funding Disability Matters!”

Introducing Hire4Ability: A New Blog Series to Highlight Talented Job Seekers with Disabilities

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Hire4Ability blog series. It’s a monthly guest column, featured on the Hire Learning blog, which will be authored by a different job seeker with a disability each month. The series is designed to give Think Beyond the Label’s pool of job seekers with disabilities a new vehicle … Continue reading “Introducing Hire4Ability: A New Blog Series to Highlight Talented Job Seekers with Disabilities”

Illinois Thinks Beyond the Label

Illinois is home to more than one million people of working age with disabilities. These neighbors, friends and relatives too often face disproportionate challenges when it comes to being self-sufficient and meeting their life goals.  As a result, only 35 percent of adults with disabilities participate in the workforce, compared with 79 percent of those … Continue reading “Illinois Thinks Beyond the Label”

Smart Hire: A New Tool to Recruit Pre-Screened Job Seekers with Disabilities

Think Beyond the Label is excited to announce the Smart Hire program, which will officially kick off tomorrow. Smart Hire is an innovative online resource that introduces employers to a select group of candidates with disabilities who are looking for jobs or internships. Found on thinkbeyondthelabel.com/smart-hire, the program pre-screens and pre-qualifies candidates from a wide … Continue reading “Smart Hire: A New Tool to Recruit Pre-Screened Job Seekers with Disabilities”