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Motivation is Magic

banner NIcole Motivation is the key to a successful job search. So what does that mean for your young adult with a disability? For starters, if he or she is not motivated to work, it’s going … Read More >


Guest Blog: How I Landed My First Job


After I passed my second actuarial exam in December 2012, I spent two years struggling to find work in the field. I applied for over 100 jobs as an actuary or in related fields, only to … Read More >

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Last Week in the Snow as a Wheelchair-User

Many people are unaware of the difficulty wheelchair-users face when maneuvering through snow. The news covers the story from many angles. Everyone sees people shoveling their cars out, plow drivers working over-time and people climbing over snow banks.  However, people with disabilities are never shown … Read More >

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Disclosure 101

02/03/15 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Disclosure 101

Individuals with disability who are looking for work will have to consider whether or not they want to disclose their disability to their future employer. Before you make a decision about disclosure, it is important … Read More >

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Google Announces Improvements to Mobile Apps


Google has announced that they will add new features to their applications, and it’s a big one in terms of disability awareness. New accessibility features will be added to the mobile versions of Google Docs, Sheets … Read More >

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Goalball: A Collegiate Sport for Athletes with Disabilities

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There aren’t many opportunities for students with disabilities to play intercollegiate sports. For people with visual impairments, it’s nearly impossible to pursue their athletic dreams once they go off to college. However, the University of … Read More >

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Tackle Unemployment with Zen Blends

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You’re the host. The big game is back again and you’ve found yourself quarterbacking the party, rummaging through your cabinets as you scramble for a crowd-pleasing recipe.

Here’s our play to guarantee a touchdown with your … Read More >

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So Your Employee Has a Job Coach. Now What?


As a manager, you have a lot to deal with on a daily basis,  so when your employee with a disability has a Job Coach, you might ask, “Do I have to deal with this too?”

The … Read More >

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5 Ways to Look Your Best at a Job Interview

01/16/15 - Uncategorized - 5 Comments

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Congrats! You finally received a phone call from an employer asking you to come in for an interview! Now, what do you wear? You want your first impression to be strong, for the people … Read More >


Zen Blends: Product Review

01/13/15 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments


With frigid weather consuming the vast majority of the country, we thought it would be a great time to put one of our favorite disability-aware brands to good use! We reached out to our staff member … Read More >