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Partnership Spotlight: Tim Stump, ARIZONA@WORK

As Director of Partnership Development, at Disability Solutions, I get the opportunity to meet great individuals across the country who are leading efforts to prove jobseekers with disabilities have the same abilities and strengths to be of great value to employers than those without disabilities. One of my favorite and successful partnerships has been with Tim Stump, the Vocational Rehabilitation Employer Liaison at the Arizona Department of Economic Security in …Read More

It’s Time to Rethink Your Hiring Strategy: 9 Reasons to Start Working with External Recruiters

With the unemployment rate near 17-year lows, employers nationwide are recognizing the increased importance of expanding resources towards recruiting and talent acquisition. Long gone are the days where you could post a position on virtually any job board and receive a pool of candidates all highly qualified, ready and willing to work for your organization. Many employers are addressing this issue by beefing up their internal staff with a variety …Read More

How I Unwind – Taming the Ego

“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” – Jim Carrey The act of “unwinding” is something I’ve struggled with my entire life. You see, living for today and stopping to smell the roses just isn’t how I’m wired. With the inability to quiet my mind, you could say I’m a bit of a …Read More

Disability Solutions Kevin McCloskey Discusses Our Work Live on Air

Disability Solutions’ Director of Partnership Engagement, Kevin McCloskey, recently gave two interviews in the greater Connecticut area where he discussed our work employing people with disabilities while also shining a light and raising awareness for March’s Development Disability Month.  Listen to both right here! Disability Solutions – The Pilot House – Annual Bowl to Benefit The Umbrella Center WTIC Public Affairs At Home CT 3/11/18

March is National Development Disability Awareness Month

Hear from Disability Solutions’ Director of Partnership Engagement, Kevin McCloskey, who gave an interview with WFSB Channel 3 in Connecticut discussing our work recruiting & hiring talented individuals with disabilities and to shine a light on March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. WFSB 3 Connecticut For access to the interview directly on WFSB-3, please go to: http://www.wfsb.com/clip/14208416/march-is-national-developmental-disability-awareness-month

An Interview with Disability Inclusion Advocate Eileen Grubba

We here at Disability Solutions understand the talent value of people with disabilities (PWD) is often stronger than their non-afflicted counterparts. Each day we work to change the minds of employers in the corporate world that hiring people with disabilities is not only the right thing to do, but it’s good for business. And while we focus on putting PWD to work in the private sector, there are those in …Read More

Eileen Grubba on the Shape of Disability Inclusion in Hollywood

This Sunday, movie aficionados from around the world will tune in to the 90th running of the Academy Awards.  Film’s best will be celebrated as they compete for 24 Oscars up for grabs.  The talent among this year’s nominees is top-notch, with the likes of past Oscar winners including Christopher Plummer, Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Meryl Streep and Octavia Spencer.  And the performance by Best Actress nominee Sally Hawkins in …Read More