Disability Inclusion and The Workplace

Work Without Limits blogs feature staff and guest bloggers highlighting varying perspectives of disability inclusion in the workplace.

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Published Monday, December 18, 2017
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Author: Bonnie Rivers, Director of Employer Relations, Work Without Limits

Starting a new job is both stressful and exciting, but I was fortunate to experience more of the latter when joining the Work Without Limits (WWL) team in October of 2017. Because I was part of the WWL business network as an Employer Sponsor and member of the MABLN, I had the privilege of already knowing several of my soon to be teammates. I arrived day one polished and shiny and as any good boss does, I had quite an entry plan ready and waiting for me!

Published Monday, December 11, 2017
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Author: Kathy Petkauskos, Director of Work Without Limits

When it comes to hiring and retaining employees with disabilities, it’s important that companies gather and get familiar with all the information and resources that are available to assist. Leveraging the multitude state and national resources can be extremely helpful and beneficial to both the employee and the employer yet at the same time, it can be overwhelming and daunting as there are so many to choose from! Below we have gathered information on a few of the leading federal and state resources that can assist companies on their journey to successfully employing and retaining people with disabilities. People with disabilities, family members, and service providers will also find many of these resources useful.

Published Monday, December 4, 2017
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Author: Keegan Hite, State Street Summer 2017 Intern
Getting from high school to college is always a challenge. This applies whether you live on campus or not. If you commute to school from home, you have to find yourself parking or a good transport system. If you live on campus, then your school cost will double or triple. I am sad to say that from my 40-hour workweek at State Street, both literally and figuratively, I have found the journey from college to work is by no means easier.