The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, formed in September 2014 to map out solutions under the Rehabilitation Act of 2014, released the findings from its two-year study recently.

Increasing competitive job opportunities for candidates with disabilities, extending the availability and use of technology that aids employees with disabilities, and improved oversight of hiring and ...

more

Network News

When we talk about hiring people with disabilities, we are also discussing the broader issues of labor shortages, diverse hiring practices, and the social reactions to an impairment. Therefore, it is of importance to note that the reported benefits of hiring as referenced by the sources included in this summary are not comprehensive and do not necessarily reflect all ...

more

The U.S. government on Tuesday established its blueprint for moving American workers with profound disabilities out of low-paying sheltered workshops and other segregated settings into mainstream jobs in the public midst.

 

U.S. Department of Justice officials announced in a morning news conference that they had reached a settlement with the state of Rhode Island that will put 2,000 of ...

more

Despite an unemployment rate nearly double that of their non-disabled peers, people with disabilities can look forward to a bright jobs future -- provided that they approach their career activities the right way.

Both experienced job seekers as well as those new to the world of employment can follow these five tips, culled from our conversations with hundreds of disabled ...

more

Employment remains disproportionately unreachable to people with disabilities. This week, when the athletes are demonstrating their capabilities to the country, is a fitting time for employers to commit to opening new opportunities for people with disabilities — not merely as a good deed, but as good business, too.

A recent Census Bureau report found that workers with disabilities are less ...

more

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs published on Dec. 9, 2011, a notice of proposed rule-making for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

These revisions are expected to take effect early in 2013. The proposed regulations are designed to help increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities with a national target of 7 ...

more

Tech companies create products with the consumer in mind, tasking a new smartphone, tablet, operating system or app, with a specific market demand.

A number of companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs, focus on people living with disabilities. They create adaptive devices to help improve their customers' lives. Known as assistive technology, these gadgets include anything that helps a person ...

more

Jobs Rated

Each and every person in the American labor force feels stress. And, according to the American Psychological Association's 2017 report, how much stress we feel has climbed for the first time in a decade. More
The truth is, no job is every going to be free from stress. But using the 11 factors of the Jobs Rated report, CareerCast.com pinpoints jobs that might be lower stress. More
High-level healthcare professions offer some of the most substantial wages of any industry. Of the 10 highest paying jobs of 2017 per the CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report, seven are medical professions – including five of the six highest paying jobs overall. More

Career Advice

For many job seekers, salary negotiation is the most stressful part of the entire job search process. More
Continued employment growth through 2017 shapes the job market forecast for 2018. Here's what to know in a new year. More
You’re not getting calls back from recruiters. In order to land the best sales jobs, you have to stand out from the crowd. Generic application materials are just not going to cut it in this day and age. More