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!

Here’s why it’s important to see disability as diversity in the workplace

March 11, 2019

Throughout the past 60 years, the meaning of the phrase, “diversity in the workplace,” has significantly evolved. Though its origins stem from..

How to Engage Employees with Disabilities in the Gig Economy Age

February 27, 2019

From freelance contracting to on-demand apps…from working from a home office to spending work hours on the road…more and more workers are shifting..

5 ways to support your employees Mental Health

February 18, 2019

As employers strive to create inclusive workplaces, supporting mental health should be a central focus. When an employee’s emotional,..

7 Tips for Employers to Support Self-Care for Employees with Disabilities

February 12, 2019

Taking care of ourselves physically, mentally, and emotionally can be a challenge for anyone managing work and home life. For employees with..

7 Essential Soft-Skills for Getting and Keeping a Job

February 5, 2019

When developing job descriptions, employers tend to emphasize the specific abilities required to complete a job. These are typically identified as..

What is Assistive Technology?

January 29, 2019

The Assistive Technology Act of 2004 defines assistive technology (AT) as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired..

9 Tips for Preventing Job Burnout in 2019

January 23, 2019

The start of a new year often brings rejuvenation and excitement about things that lie ahead. However, as time progresses, work overload,..

Top Assistive Technology Trends in the Workplace in 2019

January 16, 2019

According to the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, Assistive technology (AT), which is used to increase, maintain, or improve the..

The business case for disability inclusion and how to improve your DEI score

January 14, 2019

In December 2018, Getting Hired teamed up with Disability:IN on a webinar to help inclusive employers with making a business case for disability..

10 Social Media Tips for Finding a New Job in the New Year

January 7, 2019

Gone are the days when social media’s sole purpose was to develop and maintain personal connections. In fact, recent research from Career Builder..

How to support Glaucoma Awareness Month throughout January

January 2, 2019

National Glaucoma Awareness Month takes place annually in January, giving employers and advocates across the U.S. an opportunity to show their..

Top 5 topics every inclusive employer should read before 2019

December 17, 2018

Getting Hired has been busy in 2018 and to reflect on this year we're sharing a roundup of our top employer focused content (blogs and webinars)..

Top ways Getting Hired supported veteran job seekers with disabilities in 2018

December 10, 2018

In 2017, Getting Hired published several blogs supporting our veterans with disabilities as we shared tips on how to talk to employers about PTSD..

Top 5 blogs for job seekers with disabilities in 2018

December 5, 2018

The Getting Hired blog featured several articles in 2018 to share insights and advice for our job seekers who were seeking employment with our..

Getting Hired celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2018

Annually December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities where organizations and communities come together to celebrate and promote..

Planning ahead for 2019: National events to support diversity and disability inclusion

November 28, 2018

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

Professionals with Disabilities: Keys to Connecting with an Untapped Source of Talent

November 19, 2018

While today’s leading organizations seek to engage better with the multigenerational workforce, they also want to be more inclusive with their..

How Getting Hired is taking part in Giving Tuesday

November 16, 2018

In April, we highlighted how the Getting Hired team is passionate about giving back and supporting our local community and non-profit partners.

How to pledge your support for Veterans and their families on Veterans Day

November 9, 2018

Getting Hired has teamed up with our community partner Fairygodboss on a Veterans Day campaign. For our campaign, we asked female veterans and..

When to Appropriately Fire an Employee with Mental Health Issues

November 7, 2018

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. This equates to an estimated 54..