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July 1, 2022

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What Is Disability Pride Month? Disability Pride Month has been celebrated every July since former President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, into law in 1990. That year, the first Disability Pride Day was celebrated in Boston. From then on, July has been named [...]

June 24, 2022

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Tips for Creating a Disability-Inclusive Workplace The importance of inclusion in the workspace is a topic that has been highlighted for several years. Employers who create and foster an environment where all employees have equal opportunity in succeeding, advancing, and obtaining appropriate compensation are able to truly reach a pool of skilled individuals. Even so, [...]

June 17, 2022

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10 Years Later: Josue's Story As one of employU’s first clients, Josue knows how important it is to have someone in your corner to fight for your passions.  Though visually impaired, he was determined to make a career out of working with animals… and our Executive Director, Keith, shared that determination.    Josue came to employU [...]

June 3, 2022

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Taking the Initiative: Amanda’s Story Before coming to employU, Amanda worked on a farm for several years. After encountering numerous health issues and undergoing surgery, she was having trouble finding meaningful employment. When she was referred to employU for employment services, she met with her Employment Specialist, Steven, to discuss different employment goals, needs, options, [...]

May 27, 2022

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employU Opens Office to Assist Job Seekers and Businesses with Boca Raton Jobs With labor shortages still looming, the demand for skilled workers and employees remains. With every industry being affected, the importance of finding the right fit for job seekers is more apparent than ever. Even when positions are filled, high turnover rates can [...]

May 20, 2022

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Employment Resources for Veterans According to CBS News, each year about 200,000 military service members make the transition into civilian life. Only about 1 in 4 of them have a job lined up. And even more veterans have trouble finding work that is long-term, sustainable, and meaningful to them. While there are resources for veterans [...]

May 13, 2022

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Mental Health in the Workplace The topic of mental health is one that has become more prevalent as the years have gone on. Recently, mental health in the workplace has become a popular discussion among both employers and employees. Mind Share Partners’ 2021 Mental Health at Work Report in partnership with Qualtrics and ServiceNow showed [...]

May 6, 2022

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Gaining Experience and Confidence: Manolo’s Story Ready to get his feet wet in the workforce, Manolo came to employU looking to gain some work experience and earn money to save to buy his first car. After meeting with Manolo, Elaine, his Job Coach, found a Work-Based Learning Experience (WBLE), also referred to as a paid [...]

April 29, 2022

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Social Activities and Career Prep for Homeschooled Students Without An IEP or 504 Plan Public, private, charter, and home school options all provide different benefits when it comes to a student’s education. Deciding which is right for your child may depend on several different factors. While there are many beneficial aspects to each learning environment, [...]