Posted on 10/6/2014 11:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Eighty percent of candidates with disabilities say they use general job boards. Yet, only 29% said they got their last job via a general job board. Niche job boards provide some unique advantages to both job seekers and employers.
Posted on 4/28/2014 10:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Consulting firm Towers Watson states, “Top-performing companies create a sustainable [Employee Value Proposition] EVP and total rewards strategy based on the needs, demographics and preferences of their workforce.” As such, employers seeking to attract people with disabilities to their positions should understand the unique needs of this audience.
Posted on 3/25/2014 11:25 AM By Tania Lavin
Only 55% of candidates with disabilities disclose their disability prior to receiving a job offer, according to a survey GettingHired conducted of 328 job seekers with disabilities in late 2013. This poses a problem to employers actively focused on hiring and retaining workers with disabilities. If employers do not know candidates are disabled, how can they measure their progress?
Posted on 3/19/2014 10:30 AM By Tania Lavin
In late 2013, GettingHired conducted a survey of 328 job seekers with disabilities. The results reveal several areas where employers that hire people with disabilities could improve including, Accessibility, Disability Friendliness, Discrimination, and Communication.
Posted on 2/17/2014 8:30 AM By Tania Lavin
Candidates with disabilities and the organizations recruiting them won’t be disappointed in the 2014 job market. Recruiters will have a large group of interested candidates to consider and candidates should see more advertised positions.
Posted on 8/5/2013 1:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Telepresence robots allow users in two different locations to engage in live, face-to-face conversations via mobile machines equipped with video screens. Companies use telepresence robots to provide more personal and productive intera...
Posted on 7/15/2013 1:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Earth-conscious individuals can find jobs in a variety of industries and occupations to satisfy their passion for all things green. According to the BLS’ Green Goods and Services...
Posted on 6/24/2013 1:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Higher education can certainly increase your employability and advance your career. The unemployment rate for people with a bachelor’s degree or higher was 3.9% in April 2013 compared to 7.5% for the entire population and 11.6%
Posted on 5/13/2013 1:00 AM By Tania Lavin
Recently released data from the Census’ American Community Survey confirms the long-held suspicion that people with disabilities earn less than their peers. Across all occupations, 52% of workers with disabilities earn less than $25,000
Posted on 4/22/2013 1:06 AM By Tania Lavin
If you’re considering changing careers, you aren’t alone. Fifty-five percent of Americans are trying to switch careers and an additional 30% would consider changing if they could find a better career (Monster, 2012).