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Forbes: Disabled People Are A Vital Part Of Your Workforce: Advice To Help You Manage

Are you missing the opportunity to attract or retain a highly motivated and qualified segment of the working population? Research shows that disabled people have higher levels of motivation, innovation, loyalty, problem-solving skills, and the ability to identify creative solutions. And it’s time to retire the outdated perception of [...]

2023-01-20T11:21:43-05:00January 17th, 2023|In the News|

Fortune: Long COVID has forced millions out of work and wiped out $170 billion in wages annually. Here’s how employers can avoid losing talent this winter

Winter is quickly approaching, marking yet another turn around the sun for the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is a silver lining when it comes to inoculation progress. More than 80% of the U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 10% have received a bivalent booster. But [...]

2022-12-06T17:04:49-05:00December 6th, 2022|COVID-19, In the News|

Cheddar: 2022 Disability Equality Index

Text Transcript This segment is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase advancing and empowering people with disabilities to drive inclusion forward. Now a new report is helping companies be more inclusive with those with disabilities. As the 2022 Disability Equality Index Report is out now and it captures data [...]

Tearsheet: It’s 2022 and FIs are still struggling to make their products accessible. Procure Access wants to change that.

One in five adult Americans has a disability. 35% of these people are of prime working age, and the total discretionary income held by them amounts to $21 billion. Despite having considerable economic power, people with disabilities remain largely unexplored as a consumer segment. The reasons for this are [...]

Independent Banker: How to Reach Customers with Disabilities

Some people living with disabilities eschew banking services because they feel financially underserved or physically barred. Through sensitive customer service, affordable products and ADA-compliant accessibility, community banks can make them feel welcomed and accommodated. Many people with disabilities don’t have any banking relationships, but that’s not because they don’t [...]

2022-09-30T16:43:41-04:00September 30th, 2022|Etiquette, In the News|

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement Facilitated by Disability:IN New business-to-business initiative seeks to drive accessibility into procurement processes for companies that buy and sell technology and other products and services ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Sept. 7, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global [...]

HR Brew: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer on stepping up disability inclusion efforts

Lay-Flurrie cites training, technology, and inclusion as key components to success. When employees feel left out at work, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. And yet, 48% of US adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision report facing accessibility challenges with digital onboarding forms before they’ve [...]

2022-08-03T15:50:37-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|
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