Telecommuting Is a Top Perk for Workers with Disabilities, Survey Says

A new survey we commissioned around telecommuting reveals that 81% of professionals with disabilities would like to telecommute, at least part time. Telecommuting also is named as the second most-wanted benefit among workers with disabilities, just behind paid time off. And it beat out other office perks like free lunch, flexible spending programs and onsite … Continue reading “Telecommuting Is a Top Perk for Workers with Disabilities, Survey Says”

The New Game of Interview Gotcha!

It’s an employers’ market, for sure. Not only is the hiring landscape more competitive, but with advent of social technology, interview methods have evolved — gotten harder, even. It’s still important to practice answering both the common and even the oddball questions (like those famously asked of Google applicants). People who are looking for jobs, and … Continue reading “The New Game of Interview Gotcha!”

A Partnership to Further Advance Service-Disabled Veterans in Employment and Entrepreneurship

When we announced last week that the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has formally partnered with the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) with the focus on service-disabled veterans in employment and entrepreneurship, it was a welcome milestone. Our organizations have worked on parallel paths for many years in relation to … Continue reading “A Partnership to Further Advance Service-Disabled Veterans in Employment and Entrepreneurship”

Why Sheltered Workshops Do More Harm than Good

I’m an independent filmmaker in the process of directing a short documentary that aims to expose how sheltered workshops do more harm than good, and point the way to better alternatives. For those of you who don’t know, sheltered workshops are government or non-profit subsidized workplaces—often warehouses or factories—where significantly physically or mentally challenged persons … Continue reading “Why Sheltered Workshops Do More Harm than Good”