Start Up Business
Hello, I am starting a consulting business after spending the prior 10 years in public service and government. What are some strategies for reaching C-Suite and Boards to present them with the services that my business offers?
Resource gathering: which organisations support disabled graduates in their job search?
In one of our current research projects at Open Inclusion, we are exploring the kinds of support that disabled university graduates may have available to them as they look for employment. So far we have learned about the following organisations in the UK, and we know our list is not complete! Leonard Cheshire's Change 100…
Job Readiness Training for Individuals with Disabilities
Daivergent Job Readiness Training for Individuals with Disabilities Open Inclusion is proud to support Daivergent's Job Readiness Training for Individuals with Disabilities. You will receive access to the following: A trusted coach that will help you define your goals and support you on your self-improvement journey Job…
Fiverr Empower Program - Freelance Work for People with Disabilities
Fiverr Empower Program Open Inclusion is proud to support the a Fiverr Program that supports people with disabilities to help build their professional experience and to provide freelance employment opportunities through the Fiverr Platform Find out more information about the Fiverr Empower Program here. Provides inclusive…
Citing Disability Employment Data Correctly Matters
People with disabilities are continuing to make improvements in the labor force. While the gains are relatively modest, they are consistent and more people are participating, which is positive news. Although there are several "sources" of disability data points one of the best is https://www.researchondisability.org/ntide…
How can you provide employees with the necessary tools?
It’s up to you to ensure new hires hit the ground running and existing employees are provided with the necessary tools for the job. To do this, you must maintain open lines of communication to understand exactly what’s needed. Here’s how you can help employees succeed with the right tools: Speak with your employees and…
Are you interested in freelance work? Some thoughts and opportunities to share.
Freelance work can be a great option for some people as it allows flexibility to work as much or little as you want to, are limited to, or need to. When conducted remotely, as most freelance work is, it allows you to work where, when and how you wish to. As long as the work is done to the time and quality agreed with the…
Accessibility and accommodation requests
A U.S. employer may have a person fill out an accommodation request form. Some may ask about a disability. Some may go so far as to require a doctor's signature. What are the best practices for accessibility paperwork in the U.S.?
Accessing the Modern Workforce with a Disability
I recently did a talk at Vanderbilt University where I discussed accessing the modern workforce with a disability. The first half of the presentation lead students through the employment barriers that exist for someone with a disability to enter the workforce, and the second half of the presentation focused on employment…