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A Natural Difference Maker: Nick’s Story Excited to experience his first job, Nick came to employU with tons of enthusiasm and ready to start his career journey. His Employment Specialist, Kailee, took Nick to Publix for an interview pretty soon after meeting him. Kailee prepared Nick by giving him interview tips for a position that [...]
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What Is National Deaf History Month March 13th begins National Deaf History Month, which runs through April 15th.  Celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of the deaf and hard of hearing community, National Deaf History Month recognizes three key events that impacted the community. The three significant dates are;  April 15, 1817  On April 15, 1817 [...]
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About one in six children, ages 3 to 17, are diagnosed with a developmental disability, according to the CDC. Varying in signs and symptoms, developmental disabilities are a group of conditions that begin during the developmental stages of an individual’s life and may affect day-to-day functioning throughout their lifetime due to an impairment in the […]

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Strengthening Lifelong Skills: Edliz’s Story A high school student with tons of creativity, Edliz was referred to employU in October of 2021. Along with drawing landscapes and characters, she enjoys studying science, biology, and botany. Looking to increase her workforce experience before graduating high school, Edliz participated in two on-the-job trainings (OJTs). After completing her [...]
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Exploring Possibilities: Joshua’s Story So many of us go through a period of time when we aren’t quite sure which career path is right for us. Sometimes we have so many interests we want to pursue that it’s hard to narrow things down. Other times we aren’t quite sure exactly which field we may be [...]
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employU Assists Job Seekers and Businesses with Tampa Jobs Over the past year, the increase in demand for employees and skilled workers has become apparent. With labor shortages affecting businesses in every industry, finding the right fit for job seekers has become more important than ever. Businesses and employees both benefit from these vacant positions [...]
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Passion, Charm, and "Super-Abilities": Hunter's Story Hunter is an employU client with an amazing personality. He has experience advocating for people with disabilities as a volunteer at the ELS Center for Autism and Best Buddies. He also loves to show the world how Autism has given his “super-abilities” – a remarkable memory and attention to [...]
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Having a passion and turning that into a lifelong career is something many dream of doing. employU client, Michael, is taking steps to make this dream a reality. Michael was referred to employU in 2019, where he met his Job Coach, Jernice. At the time, Michael was working in a restaurant at Universal Studios as […]

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