Born with congenital amputee, John Robinson founded Our Ability as a bridge between employment and the individual with a disability. Our goal is to mentor people in a way most meaningful in today’s world. Through speaking, disability sensitivity and job opportunities found when you sign on to
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A digital profile service created to promote future employment for people with disabilities through work-to-hire programs, helping to recruit future employees and implementing inclusion education for existing employees.
Our Ability Alliance is the parent 501c3 organization for New York Business Leadership Network and Journey Along the Erie Canal. It provides the opportunity to inspire those individuals with disabilities to achieve their dreams through education and employment.
By Autumn McReynolds, Employment Brand Sourcing Manager Do you know how many people have some type of disability? It may surprise you to learn that it’s over one billion people worldwide and that 70% of those are non-apparent. I and my fellow members of the Sodexo Organization for disAbilities Resources (SOAR) work to raise awareness […]
Making the decision to disclose and discuss disabilities in the workplace As companies continue to implement and promote diversity efforts within their recruitment strategies, accommodating employees with disabilities remains an important focus. About four million working-age Canadians identified themselves as disabled in 2012. While it could be obvious if a candidate is in a wheelchair, […]
by John Robinson Three years ago I had the opportunity to speak at Fort Bragg. I was invited by Lieut. Gen. John F Mulholland of the Special Forces – 3rd group. It was an amazing honor to be able to meet so many wonderful individuals serving our country. It was an interesting experience. I had trouble […]
By Autumn McReynolds, Employment Brand Sourcing Manager Did you know that 90% of workers with disabilities have above average job performance? Contrary to common misconceptions that having a disability leads to lower quality work, a study by the U.S. Department of Education revealed that workers with disabilities consistently rated average or above in several […]
Sodexo Employees Celebrate the Abilities of Others for #NDEAM – Part 1 By Autumn McReynolds, Employment Brand Sourcing Manager Do you know what the “world’s largest minority group” is? Often unseen, disabilities are more common than most people know. For me, however, this has always been top of mind, having grown up with a grandmother […]