Category Archives: Healthcare Human Resources

Why Is the Unemployment Rate for People With Disabilities So High?

The unemployment rate for persons with disabilities in America was 10.5% in 2016, more than twice the unemployment rate for people without disabilities. People on the autism spectrum specifically have even higher unemployment rates between 70% and 90% depending on the state. We have a law against discrimination in employment and watchdogs empowered to investigate and enforce. We have toolkits

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Ep 119 – Neuroinclusion & the Autistic Job Candidate

Podcast: Play in a new window | Download Subscription: Android | RSS In an increasingly global market, diversity and inclusion are recognized as a key element of business success. Research tells us that diverse and inclusive teams are smarter, more creative and make better decisions. While a growing number of organizations embrace the notion of diversity, the practice of inclusion

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Downsizing During the Holidays: A Sign of Bad Planning?

In the last two weeks, my Twitter feed has been filled with announcements from colleagues about being released, or having failed to be on the spot, while dozens of others found themselves unemployed. Yes, it's the season of vacation layoffs again! Each year, thousands of Americans are fired, fired or simply fired in December, while businesses are putting their homes

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