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Partnership Organizations: Where You Can Find Local Help for Finding a Job

In June 2012, Alice graduated with a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, but she has not been able to get a job since then.

Born with cerebral palsy, she speaks very slowly and with much difficulty in person, on Skype and on her cell phone, but she ...

Why Telepresence Robots Could Revolutionize Telecommuting for Employees with Disabilities

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...

The View from Someone Else’s Boots - How Employers Can Provide Support for Homeless Employees

This past Fourth of July holiday, I brought my family with me to visit Philadelphia for a weekend of good food, tourism, patriotism, entertainment and fireworks displays. 

Issues of Suicide and How it Affects Relationships Inside Your Company

The topic of suicide is generally greeted as a very dark, tragic, morbid and mostly inconvenient conversation in any capacity. It is a dismal subject that most people seem to want to avoid discussing and certainly not something that...

Why Today’s Definition of Disability Is Obsolete

When physical labor ruled, disability mattered.

My grandfather was a hefty blacksmith, who pounded hot iron into horseshoes and ploughshares. My father was a dairy farmer, who milked cows and fed them twice a day, raised crops and...

When to Discuss Your Disability With a Potential Employer

Deciding when to disclose your disability to a prospective employer depends on your type of disability, how you are positioning yourself for a particular job, your type of personality and temperament, and the type of employer you are targeting.

Working From Home: Is It Right for You (and Your Prospective Employer)?

Telecommuting, work-at-home options, evening and weekend work and a combination of work and personal time are not isolated work patterns anymore. Instead, these developments are part of a sweeping transformation of how we work in the 21st Century.

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