Inclusive Workforce Blog

Getting Hired's blog offers career advice for job seekers, job search resources, stories from companies that value diversity inclusion, along with tips on how to celebrate diversity in the workplace!

Celebrating NDEAM 2021

October 26, 2021

National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM, is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with..

What I Have Learned as an Intern About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

July 26, 2021

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is celebrating its 31st Anniversary on July 26th, 2021. This is a special day because it celebrates a..

Celebrate Juneteenth!

June 17, 2021

Juneteenth - short for “June Nineteenth” commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States and has been celebrated since the 1800s...

The Importance of Advocating

December 16, 2020

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with GSK's Training, Disability and Inclusion Director, Tracy Lee Mitchelson, on the importance of..

Voting, Disability & Inaccessibility: My Journey to the Polls

November 2, 2020

Guest Author: Andraéa LaVant, President & Chief Inclusion Specialist | LaVant Consulting, Inc.

How One Commercial Changed the Way Armstrong World Industries’ Does Disability Inclusion

October 29, 2020

Guest Author: Claire Kilbourne, Talent Attraction & Acquisition Manager | Armstrong World Industries Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a..

The Big Picture: BAE Systems Cultivates Employee Growth via Disability Inclusion

October 7, 2020

As a Disability Inclusion Strategist, insight into company cultures is something I see daily. Over the many conversations I have, one thing is..

5 Ways to Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the ADA

July 20, 2020

July 26th marks the official 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against..

How Pfizer Has Created a Disability Inclusive Environment

April 9, 2020

As a Disability Consultant, our employer partners often ask me what are some of the best practices we've seen other companies implement, in order..

How to be Productive When You Work from Home

March 20, 2020

Remote work is growing not only in popularity, but in necessity.

9 Essential Job Skills to Help You Excel in 2020

February 4, 2020

From virtual workplaces to gig work to robots, the past decade has seen major shifts in the world of work. With these shifts, the skills employers..

5 Must-Haves for an Effective Cover Letter

January 9, 2020

When it comes to the job search, there’s often one factor that determines whether you do or don’t move on to the next step in the hiring process:..

Top 5 blogs for Job Seekers with Disabilities in 2019

December 30, 2019

Throughout 2019, Getting Hired featured various articles to support job seekers with disabilities and explore trending employment practices.

Top 7 blogs for inclusive employers in 2019

December 26, 2019

This year Getting Hired has been honored to continue to connect our inclusive employers to job seekers with disabilities.

Planning ahead for 2020: National Events to Support Diversity and Disability Inclusion

December 23, 2019

Each year there are national and international events that enable us to recognize individuals with disabilities and the importance of diversity..

Schwab’s Journey to Making Meaningful Change for the Disability Community

December 13, 2019

Guest Author: Rachel Raines, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion | Charles Schwab

Veterans with Disabilities: An Employment Outlook

November 11, 2019

November marks National Veterans and Military Families Month, a time dedicated to honoring the significant contributions made by American service..

NDEAM 2019: Inclusive Employers Celebrating NDEAM

October 16, 2019

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This annual campaign is dedicated to bringing awareness to and celebrating the..

6 Keys to Engaging Employees with Disabilities in Workplace Mentoring

October 16, 2019

Structured mentoring programs are becoming more and more prevalent in the workplace. In fact, over 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have some..

How to Communicate with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People When You Don’t Know Sign Language

September 30, 2019

Guest Author: Kristy Ramos, Director, CSD Works   Imagine living in a world where everyone spoke a different language than you, even your own..