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4 days ago

Why should employers hire People with Disabilities?

Hiring individuals with disabilities brings numerous direct benefits to a workplace, which include:

Reliability: Employees with disabilities often demonstrate high levels of commitment and lower absentee rates.

Dedication: A strong work ethic and loyalty to the company, driven by the value they place on having employment opportunities.

Unique Abilities: Specific skills and innovative approaches to problem-solving that arise from navigating life with a disability.

Statistics reveal that companies employing individuals with disabilities experience a 28% increase in revenue and double the net income compared to those that do not. Such data underscores the economic advantage of inclusive hiring practices. #AWU #disability #jobs

Abled Workers Unite is a group for people with disabilities. Come and join us at jobcase.com/groups

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Mike Corso
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4 days ago

Why should employers hire People with Disabilities?

Hiring individuals with disabilities brings numerous direct benefits to a workplace, which include:

Reliability: Employees with disabilities often demonstrate high levels of commitment and lower absentee rates.

Dedication: A strong work ethic and loyalty to the company, driven by the value they place on having employment opportunities.

Unique Abilities: Specific skills and innovative approaches to problem-solving that arise from navigating life with a disability.

Statistics reveal that companies employing individuals with disabilities experience a 28% increase in revenue and double the net income compared to those that do not. Such data underscores the economic advantage of inclusive hiring practices. #AWU #disability #jobs

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5 days ago

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How to Answer "What Do You Find the Most Stressful About This Type of Role?"

Interviewers are looking for examples that suggest you handle stress well. Your goal is to show that you do know how to manage stressful situations with grace.

Your response might be: “It’s true that this role can be stressful, and I’ve certainly dealt with my share of it in previous positions. If I had to say what the biggest stressor is, I’d pinpoint timing issues. I’m a stickler for meeting deadlines and delivering to my team what I say I will – so when it comes to crunch time, I feel the pressure until I’ve crossed the finish line.” #AWU #disability #interview

Abled Workers Unite is a group for people with disabilities. Come and join us at jobcase.com/groups

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"Interview Tip"

How to Answer "What Do You Find the Most Stressful About This Type of Role?"

Interviewers are looking for examples that suggest you handle stress well. Your goal is to show that you do know how to manage stressful situations with grace.

Your response might be: “It’s true that this role can be stressful, and I’ve certainly dealt with my share of it in previous positions. If I had to say what the biggest stressor is, I’d pinpoint timing issues. I’m a stickler for meeting deadlines and delivering to my team what I say I will – so when it comes to crunch time, I feel the pressure until I’ve crossed the finish line.” #AWU #disability #interview

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6 days ago

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We are encouraged at the end of an Interview to ask questions. One of the questions I would hesitate to ask is "Can I work from home?"

Although the corporate world has changed dramatically since the pandemic, asking this question could limit your chances of success by suggesting you would be unhappy working at an office.

This could raise questions about your ability to work with a Team and much more...

Unless the job description states the position is Remote or Hybrid, I wouldn't raise that question until after and of you are offered the job. #AWU #disability #interview

Abled Workers Unite is a group for people with disabilities. Come and join us at jobcase.com/groups

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"Interview Tip"

We are encouraged at the end of an Interview to ask questions. One of the questions I would hesitate to ask is "Can I work from home?"

Although the corporate world has changed dramatically since the pandemic, asking this question could limit your chances of success by suggesting you would be unhappy working at an office.

This could raise questions about your ability to work with a Team and much more...

Unless the job description states the position is Remote or Hybrid, I wouldn't raise that question until after and of you are offered the job. #AWU #disability #interview

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Mike Corso
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7 days ago

Let’s take a look at the latest employment statistics for the U.S. disability community. These statistics provide valuable insights into the labor force participation, employment rates, and unemployment rates for people with disabilities.

Labor Force Participation Rate: People with disabilities: 24.5%12 People without disabilities: 68.2%12

Employment-Population Ratio (Percentage of employed individuals among the working-age population): People with disabilities: 22.5% (highest recorded ratio since 2008) People without disabilities: 65.7%3

Unemployment Rate: People with disabilities: 8.6%12 People without disabilities: 3.7%3

The participation rate is near 25%. That means only 1 in 4 people from our Community are in the workforce.

The Employment-PoplulationRatio is the highest since 2008, yet look at the difference compared to people without disabilities, it is massive. Why?

Finally, the Unemployment Rate, common! As a society can't we do better?

Advocates, and champions of our Community have been battling for Accessibility and Inclusion for decades. If it wasn't for them these numbers wouldn't be as good as they are. As you can see there still is a long way to go.

Thank you Jobcase for supporting Abled Workers Unite which together as one voice gives us an opportunity to effect change. #AWU #disability

Come and join us at jobcase.com/groups

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Let’s take a look at the latest employment statistics for the U.S. disability community. These statistics provide valuable insights into the labor force participation, employment rates, and unemployment rates for people with disabilities.

Labor Force Participation Rate: People with disabilities: 24.5%12 People without disabilities: 68.2%12

Employment-Population Ratio (Percentage of employed individuals among the working-age population): People with disabilities: 22.5% (highest recorded ratio since 2008) People without disabilities: 65.7%3

Unemployment Rate: People with disabilities: 8.6%12 People without disabilities: 3.7%3

The participation rate is near 25%. That means only 1 in 4 people from our Community are in the workforce.

The Employment-PoplulationRatio is the highest since 2008, yet look at the difference compared to people without disabilities, it is massive. Why?

Finally, the Unemployment Rate, common! As a society can't we do better?

Advocates, and champions of our Community have been battling for Accessibility and Inclusion for decades. If it wasn't for them these numbers wouldn't be as good as they are. As you can see there still is a long way to go.

Thank you Jobcase for supporting Abled Workers Unite which together as one voice gives us an opportunity to effect change. #AWU #disability

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8 days ago

Listen carefully...

Don't ever choose between money and happiness. One will always outweigh the other.

  • Money can buy you pleasure; but it can't build your love.
  • Money can buy you a house; but it can't bridge you a home.
  • Money can buy you a woman; but it can't bear you a wife.
  • Money can buy you hopefulness; but it can't bond your happiness.
  • Money can buy you a man, but it can't birth you a husband.

Money can buy you anything affordable in life; except everlasting life.

Don't ever sacrifice happiness over money, one will always outweigh the other.

I Believe You Can...!

#interview #jobsearch #motivation #retail #resume #hiringnews #policy #faith #application #aboutmyjob #disability #determination #veterans #jobfairs

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8 days ago

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When answering the job interview question about salary expectations, it’s important to approach it strategically. Here are some tips to consider:

Research: Before the interview, research the average salary for the position you’re applying for. Use resources like the disABLEDperson.com salary tool to understand the market rate.

Provide a Range: Instead of giving a single number, offer a salary range that reflects your research and experience. This shows that you are flexible and knowledgeable about industry standards.

Justify Your Worth: Be prepared to explain why you deserve the salary you’re asking for. Highlight your skills, experience, and any unique value you can bring to the role.

Consider Timing: If you’re early in the interview process, you might want to deflect the question to a later time. You could say something like, “I’d like to learn more about the role and its responsibilities before discussing salary.”

Be Prepared to Negotiate: Understand that the first number is often not the final number. Be ready to discuss and negotiate your salary respectfully.

Here’s an example of how you might answer the question:

“I’ve done some research on the typical salary range for this role in our industry and region, and based on my experience and the skills I bring to the table, I would expect a salary in the range of $X to $Y.

However, I’m flexible and open to discussing what you believe is a fair compensation for this position.”

Remember, it’s important to be honest and realistic with your salary expectations. #AWU #disability #Interview #salary

Abled Workers Unite is a group for people with disabilities. Come and join us at jobcase.com/groups

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