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From the category archives: Industry Regulations

Industry Regulations

4 keys to accommodating candidates during the interview process - The low cost and high value for employers

4 keys to accommodating candidates during the interview process - The low cost and high value for employers

Organizations with a focus on diversity and inclusion hiring should understand the importance of providing proper accommodations to individuals with disabilities when arranging an interview.

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Small businesses benefit from third-party support in disability hiring

Small businesses benefit from third-party support in disability hiring

Small businesses should consider the benefits of partnering with a third-party disability partner like GettingHired to help with diversity initiatives.

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Celebrate World Braille Day on January 4th!

Celebrate World Braille Day on January 4th!

The invention of Braille has been a lifeline to millions of blind and visually impaired people, giving them access to education through literacy. We celebrate its invention globally each year on the inventor Louise Braille's birthday. But over 90% of all published materials are still inaccessible blind and visually impaired people because of current international copyright laws. This is why the World Blind Union is trying to break this last barrier through their 'Right to Read' campaign.

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The View from Someone Else’s Boots, 'Ban the Box' in the Workplace and Exactly What it Means to You

The View from Someone Else’s Boots, 'Ban the Box' in the Workplace and Exactly What it Means to You

Have you heard of the new 'Ban the Box' initiative? It's aim is to improve ex-offenders employment opportunities, which have been bleak for many years. This could also be good news for some people with disabilities in improving their employment prospects.

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Understanding the Application Process and How to Get Noticed

Understanding the Application Process and How to Get Noticed

Have you ever wondered what happens to your application, after you submit to a job? What do hiring managers and recruiters do with all of the applications? Why do I never hear back from the business I just applied to?

The goal of this past webinar was to help our job seekers understand the process of what happens to their applications, identify the best positions to apply to, understand how a recruiter identifies potential candidates and how GettingHired takes additional steps to assist the job seeker in getting noticed.

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GettingHired Interviews Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

GettingHired Interviews Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

GettingHired had a chance to interview Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), at the U.S. Department of Labor, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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When to Appropriately Fire an Employee with Mental Health Challenges

When to Appropriately Fire an Employee with Mental Health Challenges

Most organizations strive to be equal opportunity employers and with the help of various EEO compliance measures and diversity awareness campaigns, many employers now see the proven attributes and benefits of hiring returning veterans and other people with physical and mental health disabilities. Generally speaking, most people with physical and mental challenges do a great job and make great employees.

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GettingHired Supports Ratification of the Disability Rights Treaty (CRPD)

This past Tuesday, GettingHired attended the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to stand with 700+ disability, civil rights, faith based, and veterans organizations, calling for immediate ratification of the Disability Rights Treaty, formally known as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

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New Regulations for Section 503 and VEVRAA Demystified

New Regulations for Section 503 and VEVRAA Demystified

The wait is finally over! After months of speculation, OFCCP has officially released the final ruling on the new regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).

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Why Training will be Needed for Businesses and Possibly Required

In part three of our coverage of the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, it’s time we talk about training. We all know that training is an important aspect for all businesses, and training becomes ev...

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