Disability Hiring Dominates the News

The media world has been alit with stories of how people with disabilities are improving the workforce—bringing unique perspectives that drive innovative thinking and boosts employee satisfaction. BusinessWeek last week profiled Walgreen’s, AMC and Hershey’s, where company leaders gave a multitude of reasons for hiring people with disabilities. In the article, Disabled Recruited From Walgreen to … Continue reading “Disability Hiring Dominates the News”

Most Best Places to Work Offer Telecommuting

The telecommuting debate continues to dominate the headlines, reaching its peak in late February after Yahoo! CEO Marissa Meyers banned telecommuting by employees. Think Beyond the Label believes the benefit of telecommuting outweighs the potential risks. This is a cost-effective technological accommodation and a great option for attracting and integrating more people into the workforce, … Continue reading “Most Best Places to Work Offer Telecommuting”

A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

A Message from Delaware Governor Jack MarkellA Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities are a testament to the progress we are making. I ask you—businesses, self-advocates, practitioners, family members—to continue to “think beyond the label” by spreading the word that employing people with disabilities is not only the right thing to do, it makes … Continue reading “A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities”