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‘disability employment’

Mental Health, Workplace Productivity, and Solutions  With fast-paced work environments becoming more common, mental health has emerged as an important factor that can affect an employee’s well-being and overall productivity. As employers and employees strive for success in the workplace, it's crucial to acknowledge the influence mental health can have on job performance. Here are [...]
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Navigating the Spectrum: A Guide to Autism Resources Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a wide range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. While autism presents unique challenges, it's important to remember that individuals with ASD have incredible strengths and abilities. Fortunately, there are many resources available to [...]
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Entering the Workforce with Confidence Entering the workforce for the first time is an exciting time full of new opportunities and possibilities. However, it can also be overwhelming to figure out where to start and how to navigate the job market. That's where employU comes in. Whether you’re looking for an entry level job or [...]
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Gaining Experience for the Future: Traeton's Story Having your own money to save and spend is something every teenager desires. This was true for high school student and employU client, Traeton. A good student who is able to keep up with his schoolwork while helping his grandfather with lawn care at home, Traeton first began [...]
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Discovering A Path To Independence: Alex’s Story Alex came to employU to find a path for future employment. Referred by Vocational Rehabilitation, she started working with employU for Discovery Services to help determine what would be most successful for her. Through this process, she was also referred to take part in a unique partnership with [...]
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Your Disability Employment Rights As we work towards a more disability-inclusive workforce, our staff at employU actively advocates for our clients within the workplace. While we are always here to help, knowing your employment rights is a valuable tool to have. Under the American Disabilities Act (ADA), it is unlawful to discriminate in employment against [...]
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Accomplishing Goals Through Advocacy: Samantha's Story Determined and a true go-getter, Samantha is an employU client and disability advocate. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth, Samantha grew up doing chores and playing outdoors with other kids in the neighborhood. She excelled in academics and was very shy. It wasn’t until adulthood that she truly allowed [...]
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Florida Minimum Wage Increasing to $15 In the past few years, Florida has experienced a dramatic increase in the cost of living. Because of this, Florida’s minimum wage for standard workers will increase to $12 per hour on September 30, 2023, with a steady $1 per hour increase each year until 2026. This means Florida’s [...]
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employU Expands Services in Florida Panhandle  Nonprofit Assists Job Seekers in Finding Jobs in Tallahassee, Panama City, and Florida Panhandle Area  With the workforce significantly evolving over the past few years, finding the right fit for job seekers has become more important than ever. Filling positions with new hires who are in it for the [...]
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