Posts Tagged 'success'

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Cornelius BookerFor more than 70 years, Americans have celebrated the inclusion of people with disabilities as a valuable asset to the workforce during the month of October which is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year’s theme for NDEAM is “Inclusion Drives Innovation” as Americans reflect on the important role that different perspectives play in workforce success. Continue reading ‘National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)’

JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016

Kristin ColeJoAnn KawamotoWhat a Summer!
At the 2016 JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes, Workforce Solutions, partnering with Project GRAD and local community colleges, offered high school students an experience like no other. Continue reading ‘JP Morgan Chase Summer Institutes 2016’

Father’s Day

Richard PratherHello everyone! I would like to tell you what Father’s Day has meant for me growing up. If my father loved a day more than others, it was Father’s Day; a.k.a., “Advice Day.” On this one day of the year, he had my full and undivided attention; no interruptions were permitted. Continue reading ‘Father’s Day’

Removing Barriers and Opening Doors of Opportunities for Young Adults

Kristin ColeThelisa Lavergne

Who and where are our young adults? And what are our they doing? Continue reading ‘Removing Barriers and Opening Doors of Opportunities for Young Adults’

Paving the Pathway to Success

Frieda CarmoucheOn Saturday April 2, 2016 I had the honor of representing Workforce Solutions as one of several presenters for The Apprenticeship “Paving the Pathway to Success” training day for young adult Transitioners. The event was held in Houston, Texas at the Lighthouse for the Blind facility, and our host was DARS, the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Continue reading ‘Paving the Pathway to Success’

Inclusion Matters

CorneliusMarketing to Consumers with a Disability
Recently I decided to start a small business. I also decided that conducting research on how to market a successful business would be worth my while.

I wanted to learn how I could be explosive in the market…I knew I wanted to provide exceptional service, boast a quality product and, of course, make money in the process. Continue reading ‘Inclusion Matters’

A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background

””Nearly everyone who has ever looked for employment has faced some kind of barrier or obstacle in their job search. Continue reading ‘A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background’