One billion people live with a hidden disability, which can be physical, mental or neurological. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard was launched in 2016 as a way to identify passengers with hidden disabilities who may…
People with Disabilities
Autism Awareness Month takes place in April to spread public knowledge about autism spectrum disorders and to celebrate the uniqueness of people with autism. Autism is defined as a developmental disorder that is characterized by…
Accenture’s Cline, Hershey’s Slater, TD Bank’s Mobley Discuss Growing and Effectively Leveraging Your Diverse Abilities ERG at ERG Festival
“Disabilities do not discriminate.” That was one of the messages Sarah Cline, training manager and U.S. Disability ERG lead for Accenture (No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list and No. 3…
Panelists: Lissiah Hundley, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Client Fulfillment at DiversityInc; Kathleen Martinez, SVP, Head of Disability and Accessibility Strategy, Enterprise Marketing at Wells Fargo; Jose Garcia, Senior Vice President, Diversity Talent Acquisition Strategy…
National Disability Employment Awareness Month takes place in October to educate people about various disabilities and raise awareness about this pool of often-untapped talent. People with disabilities — both visible and invisible — have made…
TD Bank and PwC share best practices on recruiting people with disabilities.
Humana provides insights about the its recruitment of people with disabilities and its resource group for people with disabilities.
Should you disclose your disability? Jose Garcia, SVP Diversity Talent Acquisition Strategy, says yes and tells you why.
Bank executive gives advice on what to do after joining an employee resource group.
Lance LaVergne, Talent Acquisition SVP, talks about how individuals with diverse abilities can get senior leaders to recognize their work.
I learned very early on to be comfortable living in the uncomfortable. By taking risks early on and throughout my career, I grew as an employee and as a person. Whether it is taking on stretch roles, transferring to a new business unit, or working directly with senior management, the skills and experiences you will gain are priceless.
Mentors, Sponsors Play Key Roles in Helping People With Disabilities Bring Their Whole Selves to Work
Professionals with disabilities might feel a little out of place because of their visible or non-visible differences. Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping them bring their whole selves to work.
GM was one of the very first companies to have an employee resource group for people with disabilities. The GM ABLE Employee Resource Group was established in 1993 and has been instrumental in providing input on facilities accommodations and in sharing their time/talents with local communities, and people caring for a family member with a disability.
Recruitment at Wells Fargo focuses not only on accommodating people with disabilities throughout the hiring process, but on purposefully attracting people with disabilities. The company’s recruitment website includes a designated phone number for applicants with diverse abilities to request accommodations for the interview and selection phase.
This educational tool, available for posting on your corporate intranet, includes a timeline, facts & figures and our popular “Things NOT to Say” series, all focused on National Disability Employment Awareness Month.