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”

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”

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”

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”

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”