Putting your picture, listing your marital status, age, or religious affiliation on your resume is appropriate in other countries. However, this practice makes American Human Resource staff shriek in horror.Continue reading “Can Employers Ask That? Identifying and responding to illegal job interview questions, innocent or otherwise.”
Tag: equal opportunity
Can you Identify?
In my role as Equal Opportunity Officer for Workforce Solutions, I frequently create and conduct trainings related to diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. I spend hours doing research and investigating best practices. This role has offered me the opportunity to counsel staff on how to go about requesting accommodations, offer direction to employers on how to work through the interactive process when responding to accommodation requests, and follow up with individuals to determine whether provided accommodations are working for them. I have been able to partner with organizations and participate in events dedicated to enhancing the employment opportunities available to individuals with disabilities. Continue reading “Can you Identify?”
Moving Forward, 25th ADA Anniversary Edition
It’s been 25 years since the signing of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990! I wrote about my own memories and the significance of that day in my very first blog after becoming a Navigator titled Moving Forward. Continue reading “Moving Forward, 25th ADA Anniversary Edition”