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Defying All Odds: Dean’s Story

Michele is an employU client who loves research and organizing information. With a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, she’s a jobseeker that brings a lot of valuable skills and knowledge to the table. Around the same time that Michele joined employU as a client, The Able Trust, one employU’s valued community partners, was […]

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Optimistic and eager to work, Miracle is an employU customer who brightens any room she enters. Upon being referred to employU, Miracle decided to participate in Project SEARCH. Project SEARCH is a collaborative program between vocational rehabilitation, employU, the school district, and the Cleveland Clinic. This very specified Industry-Based Work Experience Program allows students the […]

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The past couple of years businesses and job seekers alike have experienced unprecedented times that have been challenging to navigate. As many industries now face an overall labor shortage, the solution may be something we have been striving for all along - an inclusive workforce.  Allowing for varied ideas, contributions, and perspectives, an inclusive workforce [...]
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employU has been named a Central Florida Top Workplace by the Orlando Sentinel for a second year in a row! This list, determined by a third-party survey administered by Energage, LLC., is based solely on employee feedback. Measuring eight quality areas of a company, the survey aims to get a full, well-rounded picture of a […]

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Aaric is an employU client who was referred through the Brevard School District for the Pre-ETS program. Pre-ETS is a “fast track” program for high school and college students that allows them to access services to build employability skills while in school. Services are typically available much sooner through Pre-ETS than the traditional Vocational Rehabilitation […]

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In our last IEP and 504 plan article, we discussed the difference between the two education plans. One of the main differences is that they are covered under two different laws. IEPs are covered under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) while 504 plans are covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of [...]
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One of the biggest obstacles when entering the workforce is gaining experience in the field or industry of your choosing. Our Work-Based Learning Experiences are designed to solve this problem and give clients “a foot in the door” when it comes to pursuing a career within a specific industry or even a particular company…all while […]

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Sometimes determination can be a superpower all on its own. That is certainly the case with employU client, Chase. Chase has a passion for movies and it’s no surprise. A love for the silver screen runs in the family. Chase’s grandfather was even a projectionist at a movie theater. Although Chase is a true movie […]

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