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April 2, 2014

Power of Positive People in Ability

Last week, I was invited to Direct Employers #DEAM14 national conference in Washington DC. I was invited to be the keynote speaker at the end of their three-day conference. Most of the conference was dedicated towards Section 503 – how federal contractors need to include recruiting people with disabilities and create an open employment environment for those to disclose their different-ability in 2014 and beyond. As I was preparing for my talk I had the […]
March 31, 2014

Press Release – American Foundation for the Blind

AFB American Foundation for the Blind TM Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss Alert to AccessNote Users: iOS 7.1 is experiencing an issue that affects all VoiceOver users who are using a Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard. Apple is aware of the issue, and is presumably working on a bug fix. The problem stems from using the control key. After pressing the control key, it acts as if the control key is “sticking,” and all subsequent […]
March 31, 2014

Some Businesses Hiring Disabled Workers See Win-Win

March 13, 2014

New HR Position at Cargill

Job Description Client HR Manager, CFN – USA-KAN00346 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some […]
February 12, 2014

Duce and Strong – Paralympic Snowboard World Cup Update

Duce, Strong win silver on second day of snowboard world cup finals FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2014Duce, Strong win silver on second day of snowboard world cup finals LA MOLINA, Spain – Heidi Jo Duce and Evan Strong grabbed silver medals on the final day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboard World Cup Finals in La Molina, Spain on Wednesday.Strong (Nevada City, Calif.) finished on the podium for the second […]
January 28, 2014

Strong words, but any follow up Mr. President?

While America is looking at another deep-freeze in our weather, we are starting to see the “spring” of economic opportunity for people with disabilities. But, like the returning polar vortex we should be aware that we could easily fall back into the deep freeze of economic repression without action. In the State of the Union speech, we will hear talk of economic opportunity for the long-term unemployed. We will listen for the minimum wage increase […]

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