The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) has created the following resource to help you make sure your virtual presentations are accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. Continue reading 7 Steps to Make Your Virtual Presentations Accessible
By AnnMarie Killian
Imagine this: You are hiring for a job that requires phone work…but the person sitting in front of you is deaf/hard of hearing.
You may be wonder, can a person who is deaf/hard of hearing use the phone successfully? Continue reading Can You Hire a Deaf Employee When the Job Requires Phone Work?
Assembling a truly comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy requires us to take a more holistic view of our approach as employers. Instead of only considering diversity in our hiring pipeline, we shouldn’t forget employee retention and career advancement. Continue reading Hiring Diverse Candidates Is Only the Begining
By Brittany Merrill-Yeng
Being a business owner is a constant balance—and not just of your time and resources. It is a balance of being so confident in your idea and your ability bring it to fruition while recognizing how little you know. Continue reading What Does it Take to Succeed? Just 3 Things.
With the popularity of the smartphone, many people within the visually impaired community have used the voice dictation feature to write a text message. However, within the last few weeks, Google’s Android makes talk to text the second way that people with visual impairments can communicate. Continue reading New Braille Keyboard Opens Many Doors
The LGBTQ+ community has made tremendous strides in the last decade. Since 2010, almost 30 countries have passed same-sex marriage laws around the world, Continue reading What Strides have the LGBTQ+ Community made in Diversity?
The Stronger Than You Think three-day livestream will combine candid conversations with celebrities, musical performances, and advice from mental health professionals to broaden the conversation and erase the stigma of mental health issues for teens and young adults. Continue reading “STRONGER THAN YOU THINK” PROGRAM FOR TEENS TO LIVE STREAM MAY 27-29
As the new vice president of supplier diversity for Disability:IN, Philip DeVliegher develops and leads the organization’s global supply chain and supplier diversity strategy and program execution. He believes it’s Disability:IN’s responsibility to empower businesses to achieve disability inclusion and equality by delivering positive impact and outcomes for key stakeholders. Continue reading Disability:IN’s New VP of Supplier Diversity: Philip DeVliegher
Many employers and employees are shifting to telework structures. For some, conducting business from home may be a new adventure, while others are veterans of remote work. Regardless of experience, it can be helpful for us all to think through approaches to teleworking to ensure that Continue reading Tips for Being an Effective Teleworker
By Rosemarie Rossetti, PhD
On June 13, 1998, my husband Mark Leder and I went for a bicycle ride on a rural wooded bike trail in Granville, Ohio. After riding for a few minutes, Mark thought he heard a gunshot and slowed down to investigate. As he scanned the scene, he saw a large tree falling. He shouted, “Stop!” But the warning was too late. Instantly, I was crushed by a 7,000-pound tree and paralyzed from the waist down. Continue reading Making Homes More Accessible