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Matthew On The Job

I like vacation but I love to work the most. I work at Lou Malnati’s, an Italian restaurant in Evanston, Illinois. I work in the kitchen on Wednesdays and host during the weekends.  I also work at Walmart as a Sales Associate. In my role…

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My Experience at No Boundaries – By Melissa

When I first got to No Boundaries I thought it was like a store or something with people who are my age.  The co-workers I work with are nice.  When I started working here the first time I was nervous because this was my first…

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Workplace Accommodation is Not a One-Way Street

It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and there are lots of conversations about the kind of progress that has been made in integrating individuals with disabilities into the workplace.  But there are also many conversations underway about how much work we…

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The Thought Process Of A Deaf Man Going To The Movies

My wife and I have just moved to the suburbs and, predictably, we’re feeling verklempt about moving out of the city.  Besides needing to find new hobbies, we’re seeking out our local watering spots and movie theaters.

As an individual who is profoundly deaf, going to…

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What Is The Difference Between Person-First and Identity-First Language?

In the world of Disability Awareness training, there are several main themes that are addressed.  Many of these themes are designed, to state the obvious, to raise awareness of the issues that individuals with disabilities face on a daily basis.  The goal is to allow…

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JJsList.com and Search, Inc. March In Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade

On an overcast Saturday morning that was being praised for not being 95 degrees and humid, a rowdy band of JJsList.com and Search, Inc. staffers, friends, and Disability Awareness Players gathered at Plymouth Court and Van Buren to get ready for Chicago’s 12th annual Disability Pride Parade.  You…

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Even CEOs Need Job Coaches

JJ Hanley

I was listening to a podcast by a job coach the other day named Marshall Goldsmith. He’s a pretty famous guy in business because he’s a job coach to leaders of giant companies like General Electric and Motorola.  That’s right.  Even big CEOs of…

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What Is Judgement?

07/06/15 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

According to the dictionary on the web “judgement is the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions.”

At No Boundaries judgement is one of the tenets we work by.  At No Boundaries judgement means to assess situations or problems, and get support when…

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An Open Letter To the LGBT Community From JJsList.com

Dearest LGBT Community,

The people working towards disability awareness at JJsList.com would like to show solidarity with the people working towards LGBT rights in response to the momentous #SCOTUS decision to legalize Marriage Equality in all fifty states of the United States.

The simple right to live an unencumbered and…

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Beat The Summer Slowdown

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Slow-Down

Summer is typically a time to slow-down when it comes to our day-to-day routines. Its a time where we all like to take a break and rejuvenate after the long Winter months. BUT when you’re on the search for…

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