How Hiring the Disabled Boosts More than the Bottom Line

Donating to earthquake victims, hosting employee volunteer days, and buying more local products — a new Harvard Business Review article says many corporate philanthropic efforts, while well intended, don’t always provide real societal returns, and could end up hurting businesses in the long run. The authors, Harvard professors Michael Porter and Mark Kramer, introduce a … Continue reading “How Hiring the Disabled Boosts More than the Bottom Line”

Labor Dept. Launches Database to Recruit Workers with Disabilities

The Department of Labor has launched a database of more than 2,200 college and entry-level students with disabilities as part of its efforts to increase federal and private sector initiatives to source and hire workers with disabilities. The program supports President Obama’s executive order that aims to employ 100,000 people with disabilities in five years … Continue reading “Labor Dept. Launches Database to Recruit Workers with Disabilities”