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The new year often brings a desire for new beginnings with it.  For some, this includes the start of a new career.  Taking a leap into anything new can be intimidating but may ultimately end up being a very crucial step to a rewarding, sustainable financial future.  There are many reasons to start a new […]

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“Alone we can do little, together we can do much.” This well-known quote from Helen Keller has no doubt moved many. But as an advocate for people with disabilities and a member of the deaf-blind community herself, employU client Darlene finds this particular quote significant. Darlene explains, “[It] implies a need to be supportive and [...]
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Formally trained at The Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Kyle has both education and prior job experience backing him when looking for employment.  Yet, Kyle still struggled to find the right fit – one that provided stability while accommodating his needs. In July 2020, Kyle was referred to employU through Vocational Rehabilitation for assistance in […]

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As an Army veteran, Tyrone has always been committed to serving the community. After his military service, he continued to offer his support by building accessibility ramps for other veterans. When an injury took him off of his feet, Tyrone decided to participate in a program at the VA Hospital that helps veterans learn valuable […]

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Finding the right career – something that fits your interests, skillset, and needs – can be tricky. This is a task that can be overwhelming for anyone. But for people with disabilities who are in need of accommodations, there is often an added complexity to the job search process. This is where Job Coaches and […]

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In a time of uncharted territory, this summer employU has continued to adjust the way our staff, clients, and business partners work together. employU has also implemented new health safety policies that include social distancing, face coverings, and sanitization for the protection of clients, staff, and business partners. These adjustments and policies have made it [...]
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Project SEARCH is a very specified work-based learning experience within the Transition Youth Program that has contributed to the success and growth of youth clients.  employU has partnered with St. Lucie County Public Schools and the Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital in the Project SEARCH Transition to Work Program.  Through Project SEARCH, students can participate in […]

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For a little over a year, employU has proudly partnered with Capture ISG. Capture ISG is a data collection and reporting company that specializes in employee and consumer telephone surveying, whose General Manager, Justin Council, is a former Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. With a background in Vocational Rehabilitation, Justin was able to tailor Capture’s newest [...]
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