Overcoming Obstacles

August 30, 2013

New 503 Regulations and Your Business!

Not mentioned in this week’s news that included wildfires in the crisis in Syria, is new Department of Labor regulations around hiring people with disabilities. We all know the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is too high. One of the ways the government wants to reduce the rate is by increasing the nationwide employment goal for federal contractors. What strikes me in the write-up is the self-identification.   The invitation to self identify maybe the
January 5, 2015

PwC Hosts Students in Explore: Ability Boston, NY, LA, Atlanta and Chicago

Boston 1/20/15 Apply to Attend Boston Here NYC 1/23/15 – Apply to Attend NYC Here LA 1/23/15 – Apply to Attend LA Here Atlanta 1/14/15 Apply to Attend Atlanta Here Chicago 1/22/15 Apply to Attend Chicago Here Attention Job Seekers – PwC – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP – is re branding its Disability Mentoring Day program, and PwC is excited to share that we have opened for applications for Explore: Ability. This is an exclusive half-day program
January 6, 2015

Guest Blog on Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

By Jen Mohn This is a guest blog entry from Jen Mohn, daughter of Diane Johnson. Jen’s daughter has Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, and AMC awareness day is June 30, 2015. Please wear blue on June 30 to raise awareness and to support individuals with this condition. Please read the blog entry to get a glance into AMC and the challenges individuals with AMC Face. In her 4 years with her daughter, Jen and her family
June 23, 2015

There’s Nothing Spontaneous about a Successful Career – Sodexo Guest Blog

Guest Blog By Trish Freshwater, Sodexo I’m a planner by nature. I live by my calendar and often look ahead in six-month chunks of time. For me, six months might as well be six weeks, or, sometimes six days. Life moves fast and if you’re not paying attention, it can pass right on by you. This is especially true when it comes to your career. If you don’t make plans and set goals, you’re likely
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