NDEAM

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is nationally recognized in October, but at Workforce Solutions one month is not enough. There is never a bad time to get a job, keep a job, or get a better job for anyone that chooses to do so.

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White Cane Safety Day

October 15, 2021

In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed White Cane Safety Day as a national observance to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired and to recognize the white cane which serves as a tool for independence. Ever since, Texas has been proud to recognize White Cane Day as an opportunity to celebrate the many ways those who are blind or visually impaired make our state a better place to live.

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NDEAM-2021

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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It’s Okay to be Different

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When looking for a job, we often think about how well we will fit into the culture or the work environment. During the interview, the employer is trying to identify if you are a suitable fit for the culture they already established. Unfortunately, if you don’t fit, you may not be hired. Let me give you a different perspective. Many employers are looking to become more diverse in their hiring practices, so with that idea, being different isn’t always a bad idea.

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