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The Value of Hiring People Who Think Differently

2022-04-17T17:02:51-04:00March 9th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News, Neurodiversity / Autism|

Providing jobs for neurodivergent individuals — those with autism, ADHD and other neurological differences — can give companies and society a boost. Businesses have a growing need for strong problem-solving skills and unconventional thinking, especially in their ever-more-complex technology operations. According to a recent panel of Forbes HR council members, the ability to use “different

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New Microsoft Program Connects Recruiters with Neurodivergent Talent

2022-04-17T17:02:51-04:00March 9th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News, Neurodiversity / Autism|

The Neurodiversity Career Connector aims to help employers tap into the neurodiverse talent pool. In February, Microsoft Accessibility, which provides disability hiring resources for job seekers and employers, announced the pilot phase of its Neurodiversity Career Connector (NDCC), a job portal specifically developed to connect neurodiverse candidates with employers committed to being inclusive of them.

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HR Tech Series: 100 CEOs Now on Board to Advance Disability Inclusion

2022-02-02T01:17:02-05:00January 28th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, announced that 100 CEOs have signed the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion as part of Disability:IN’s global ‘CEOs Are IN’ campaign. In the letter, CEOs call on peers to follow their lead and evaluate their corporate inclusion progress by taking the Disability Equality Index

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HR Tech Series: 100 CEOs Now on Board to Advance Disability Inclusion

2022-03-08T13:39:07-05:00January 28th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Fortune 500, finance, tech and healthcare leaders sign Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion and pledge to take the Disability Equality Index Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, announced that 100 CEOs have signed the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion as part of Disability:IN’s global ‘CEOs Are IN’ campaign. In

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Protocol: Tech CEOs Vow to Evaluate Disability Inclusion Practices

2022-02-02T01:17:02-05:00January 27th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Nearly 100 leaders have signed a letter urging other Fortune 500 companies to join them in furthering disability equality About 100 company leaders are pressing their colleagues to improve the workplace for people with disabilities and evaluate their inclusion of people with disabilities, Disability:IN announced Thursday. The letter’s newest signatories of the “CEOs Are IN”

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Protocol: Tech CEOs Vow to Evaluate Disability Inclusion Practices

2022-03-04T08:43:19-05:00January 27th, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Nearly 100 leaders have signed a letter urging other Fortune 500 companies to join them in furthering disability equality About 100 company leaders are pressing their colleagues to improve the workplace for people with disabilities and evaluate their inclusion of people with disabilities, Disability:IN announced Thursday. The letter’s newest signatories of the “CEOs Are IN”

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Forbes: Five Realistic New Year’s Resolutions For Small Business Owners

2022-02-02T01:17:03-05:00January 6th, 2022|Announcements, DisabilityIN, In the News, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

Small business owners often go into the new year with the goal of strengthening and expanding their business. Like all new year’s resolutions, these plans can be limited when business owners are hit with the day-to-day challenges of life. However, there are some realistic resolutions that small business owners can set and achieve. Here are

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Forbes: Five Realistic New Year’s Resolutions For Small Business Owners

2022-02-16T15:17:55-05:00January 6th, 2022|Announcements, DisabilityIN, In the News, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

Small business owners often go into the new year with the goal of strengthening and expanding their business. Like all new year’s resolutions, these plans can be limited when business owners are hit with the day-to-day challenges of life. However, there are some realistic resolutions that small business owners can set and achieve. Here are

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Business Insider: Surgeon General’s Recent Mental Health Warning is Something Business Leaders Shouldn’t Ignore

2022-02-02T01:17:04-05:00December 16th, 2021|DisabilityIN, In the News|

The surgeon general’s recent mental health warning is something business leaders and managers shouldn’t ignore, according to a leading diversity consultant Last week, the surgeon general published a report on the “devastating” state of youth mental health. The report is a reminder that many American workers are struggling too and that CEOs can help. That’s

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Forbes: Disabled Entrepreneurs Speak Out On The Choice To Go It Alone And Be Your Own Boss

2022-02-04T04:28:32-05:00December 1st, 2021|DisabilityIN, In the News|

For many individuals with disabilities of working age, pursuing traditional employment can be a daunting prospect strewn with challenges and uncertainties. A good number of these relate to whether, in a competitive jobs market, it will even be possible to gain meaningful employment, given widespread attitudinal barriers towards employing people with disabilities held by many

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