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October 24, 2017

CORNELL FORUM: Technology Changes Everything: Innovating to Include People of All Abilities in a More Diverse Workforce October 26-27, 2017, NYC

Registration is free – please join us! (Please pre-register to be sure that a space is available for you.) Forum location: Baruch College, One Bernard Baruch Way (Corner of 24th Street/Lexington Ave) New York, NY  10010, Room 14-220, 14th Floor Forum dates:  October 26 (12:00pm registration, 1:00-5:00pm, with reception 5:00 -7:00pm) and October 27, (8:30am registration, 9:00am–5:00pm) Details:  Through several panels and keynote speakers, this forum will highlight existing and emerging innovations promoting greater disability […]
October 17, 2017

REPOSTING: Job Opportunity: Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York

Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) is a small growing community-based organization whose primary mission is to enhance the lives of people living with Spina Bifida. We provide support services to individuals with Spina Bifida as well as their families and the professionals who serve them. Executive Director Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) 30 hours/week on average, includes some evenings and weekends POSITION SUMMARY (Complete job description and application available […]
September 21, 2017

National Grid Job Opportunity

Please be advised, our DNY Union Recruiter has just posted an Unarmed Security Guard opportunity online externally. This posting will ONLY be open for several days. The posting closes on Friday, Oct 06, 2017. Please encourage your students to apply ASAP. Candidate should also work on their resume to make sure it applies to this position.  Applications will only be accepted ONLINE from our Careers page. Please advise Lissette Lugo if any students have notified […]
September 19, 2017

National Grid 2018 Summer Internship Program

We are excited to announce that our 2018 Summer Internship Program postings are now LIVE and ready for applicants. Check out our careers website to view the postings – https://careers.nationalgridus.com/ under Summer Intern Program. Please note that these postings will close on December 13, 2017.
September 14, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings ~ September 7, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration […]
September 5, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting AUGUST 24, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings~ August 24, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration Date […]
January 10, 2017

Media Uncomfortable with Disability

By John Robinson –  January 5, 2017 posted on Huffington Post. I posted this last week after the horrible events in Chicago. I’m angry enough about the treatment, the bullying of people with disabilities in society. But four days later, still angry – almost outraged – at the coverage. Do you know in four days I have not seen one panelist, a person with a disability represented to talk about this? There have been numerous […]
November 15, 2016
Disability Employment

Hiring AdvantEdge: Price Chopper, ACCES-VR and Our Ability Come Together for Employment

December 21, 2016 – Updated – As of December 20, 2016 10 of the 25 people in attendance have been hired by Price Chopper! On November 9, 2016, Price Chopper Supermarkets together with ACCES-VR of New York State and Our Ability Alliance held an open workshop for employment for individuals with disabilities in the Greater Capital Region of New York.   Price Chopper brought in leaders in human resources and talent acquisition to discuss resume […]
July 20, 2016

Focusing on the Abilities of Employees Earns Sodexo Double Recognition

By Autumn Anderson, Sodexo Employment Brand Sourcing Manager At Sodexo, we talk a lot about diversity and inclusion, why it’s critical for our success as a company and how we’re constantly evolving to create more supportive environments for all employees. The past couple of months have been especially exciting for me – both as a member of the Talent Acquisition team, but also as the Co-Communications Chair for the Sodexo Organization for disAbilities Resources (SOAR) […]
June 18, 2016

Ideals and Ideas for the Millennials

By Liam Ouellette Last month, I took an opportunity to speak in front of a hall of business professionals. This event was designed for audience members to learn about young people and their role within the workforce. My purpose at this event was to advocate and represent the ideals of the millennial generation. That’s over 75 million individuals. I was born in 1994. I study Communication Theory and Broadcasting at a New Hampshire university. I’ve […]