Toya Robinson has a lot to celebrate. Many of us have hurdles and obstacles in life but for Toya, she has had to overcome more than most. Toya is a Customer Service Representative with Synchrony Financial in Kettering, OH who just completed her one-year work anniversary. Toya also suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS). She is a young woman who has survived multiple major surgeries, which have forced her to rely …Read More
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Changing Minds and Changing Lives through Disability Inclusion Celebrations give us a chance to recognize accomplishments, individually and as a team, and to have some fun after hard work. Celebrations also give us another big opportunity: to reflect back in order to move forward. As we celebrate our five year anniversary at Disability Solutions, I took that opportunity. Many things have changed for the better, yet a lot of work …Read More
In the discussion about hiring people with disabilities, it’s important that employers and job candidates start from a similar understanding. While some employees experience catastrophic disability and are unlikely to return to work, others come from a different disability experience. These employees encounter a “setback” disability, which involves time away from employment, but offers the prospect of returning to work, either directly or indirectly related to their past occupation. Because …Read More
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
The latest participant in the Chicago Blackhawks “What’s Your Goal” series scores one of the greatest goals ever while assisted by her hero, Duncan Keith.
3 Tips for Employers — Part 4 in a Series In my recruiting efforts I do some soft skills training. I work with my partners’ referrals on interview tips, how to work with co-workers, how to receive constructive feedback and so on. Recently in Las Vegas I collaborated with the Wounded Warrior Project. Of course, my flight into Sin City was delayed and I showed up late to the training. …Read More