New Report Exposes Top Three Disability Hiring Myths

A newly released report from The Conference Board underscores what we at Think Beyond the Label have been saying all along: You CAN quantify the value that people with disabilities bring to a company. In “Leveling the Playing Field: Attracting, Engaging, and Advancing People with Disabilities,” The Conference Board, a non-profit business association, explores how … Continue reading “New Report Exposes Top Three Disability Hiring Myths”

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!”

Recruiting Top Talent: Look for Emotional Intelligence about Disability

I cringe when I hear job seekers with a disability ask that employers give them “a chance to prove themselves” when I believe that is the job seeker’s responsibility (not the employer’s.) I also wonder why employers have for so long ignored workplace disability in their diversity initiatives. I’m still learning. Similarly, each candidate with … Continue reading “Recruiting Top Talent: Look for Emotional Intelligence about Disability”