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Mark Lang Makes an Impact on Synchrony Financial

Disability Solutions not only creates and implements disability hiring and retention initiatives for our clients but we also provide career services for jobseekers. One of the programs we offer is our Soft Skills course. This career training program provides jobseekers with the skills and insight to score interviews and land fulfilling jobs with supportive employers. Our Consultant Keith Meadows met Mark Lang at one of the Soft Skills courses. Reflecting …Read More

Julie Cuesta’s Journey to a New Career at Synchrony Financial

Here at Disability Solutions, we know inclusion works. It not only creates a more inviting work culture, but it also helps your business by increasing retention rates and improving your employer brand with both customers and potential team members. We work with our clients to design and implement disability hiring initiatives. Our Consultants are able to work with both Human Resources and other executives at the company as well as …Read More

Need help attracting and hiring great talent with disabilities? Start here!

Who is Disability Solutions?Disability Solutions works with companies to design hiring and retention strategies for forward-thinking firms that want to stay ahead of hiring trends. We’ve seen these brands succeed in all areas of the talent lifecycle and throughout their company.What are the Benefits to Employers for Utilizing the Disability Solutions’ Career Center? Reach the Largest Untapped Workforce Pool – That is in Itself Diverse:This low-cost option can help you …Read More

What’s Different about Disability Solutions’ Career Center?

This month Disability Solutions launched a new career center focused on making meaningful connections between jobseekers with disabilities and companies that are hiring. There are plenty of niche, not to mention general, job boards out there, so you might be asking yourself “What’s so different about this one?” The Disability Solutions Approach Disability Solutions works directly with companies who want to hire talent with disabilities and helps them increase their …Read More

Transitioning Together

People with Autism are confronted with challenges when leaving the educational system. These young men and women face an unemployment rate of 90%. Planning for life after school for students and their families is a challenge that many are unprepared to address. As a response to this challenge, in 2000, the University of Wisconsin’s Waisman Center started a program called Working Together. Working Together provides an 8-week educational program to …Read More

Catching up with Rising Tide

Disability Solutions consultants Chris Simler and Brianne Lott recently made a trip down to Rising Tide Car Wash in Parkland, FL. The company was profiled on our blog last year because of their progressive approach to hiring candidates that fall on the autistic spectrum. Rising Tide continues to provide first-class car wash services to customers and provides adults, that fall on the autism spectrum, with meaningful employment. Rising Tide believes …Read More

Autism Awareness Month

It’s that time of the year again! April 1st marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month. During the month of April, Disability Solutions will highlight corporations who are leading the way in employing talent on the spectrum, and those who are bringing awareness to Autism. While we take this month to become more aware about Autism and how it affects those with the diagnosis and their families, this initiative reminds …Read More

Pepsi ACT Team Honored with PepsiCo’s Global Harvey C. Russell Inclusion Award

Contact Kim Bragoli Disability Solutions @Ability Beyond Phone: 203-826-3185 4 Berkshire Blvd Bethel, CT 06801 www.disabilitysolutionsatwork.com  PEPSI ACT TEAM HONORED WITH PEPSICO’S GLOBAL HARVEY C. RUSSELL INCLUSION AWARD [Bethel, CT]  – Disability Solutions @Ability Beyond is thrilled to announce that the Pepsi Achieving Change Together (ACT) Team has been recognized with PepsiCo’s prestigious Global Harvey C. Russell Inclusion Award. Working together with Disability Solutions, the Pepsi ACT Team was commended …Read More

WHY IS IT SO HARD TO FIND (AND HIRE) PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?

I have to be honest, I have spent 2 MONTHS writing this single blog post. Bloggers block? Laziness? Frustration? Probably. After attending a conference in August, I decided I was going to write the classic bright shiny objects (BSO) blog, an opportunity to point out what I saw as obvious distractions in the current approaches to outreach and hiring in the disability talent pool. After a chat with a friend …Read More