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Lunch and Learn January

Lunch & Learn: Talk To Your Customers With Disabilities The Right Way

We’ve all walked into a retail store, government office or corporate environment and felt we weren’t receiving the best service. We’ve also had co-workers say inappropriate and/or offensive statements simply because they did not know it was offensive or inappropriate. Both of these situations can…

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Planet Access Company Store: Last Minute Shopping For A Good Cause

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Planet Access Company Store with our NO BOUNDARIES – Train for Work, Train for Life participants. I was impressed with the quality of products for holiday gifts – candles, hats, gloves and coats to everyday wear for…

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Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Businesses Lead Disability Awareness Event

Evanston businesses rallied around jjslist.com and No Boundaries to cut the ribbon at our new location at 824 Dempster Street!  Business owners and managers, large and small, helped celebrate a new step forward in the the integration of people with disabilities in the community and…

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D.Fish at jjslist.com

Five Tips To Get LinkedIn

One thing that’s been sorely missing in my job search is NETWORKING. That’s what I learned last week when Dave J.P. (D. Fish) Fisher of RockStar Consulting visited our team at No Boundaries and jjslist.com. D. Fish works with corporate managers to help them make…

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Join Us For Our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

We’ve moved in, explored the neighborhood and made friends with business owners near our new location at 824 Dempster Street in Evanston. We’ve even become regulars at a few of the local restaurants, but now it’s time for us to open our doors to our…

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Oak Wealth Advisors at JJ's List

Networking Tips From Our Oak Wealth Advisors Meeting

Networking skills are essential for becoming a successful employee. We practiced networking skills at No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life last week. We met Mike Walther, the owner of Oak Wealth Advisors and Randi Gillespie, Director of Special Needs Services.  Oak Wealth Advisors…

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Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Photo by Matt Mansueto Photography

Duxler Complete Auto Care is changing the nature of “business as usual” when it comes to disability awareness.

Duxler received the “jjslist.com Disability-Aware Business Seal Of Approval” Thursday, October 10, 2013, during a Disability Awareness Training for businesses….

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Customer Service Ladder

Customer Service: Businesses Must Evolve for People With Disabilities

Disability is something that can affect anyone. Some people are born with disabilities whereas others can become disabled for a variety of reasons including illness and accidents. Sometimes this can even be a result of medical negligence or a brain injury. I think it’s fair…

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Eric Lindstrom

Employment And Disability: What I’ve Learned

Diane of New Foundation Center working

As we enter National Disability Employment Awareness Month, I have to stop and reflect on what I’ve learned about employment opportunities for individuals with mental illness, the depth of the human spirit and what it means to be courageous.  I…

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Free Training For Businesses

Want to grow your bottom line? This is your chance!

If you are a business owner or manager, plan to “clock-in” for this, interactive training, taught by experts in disability – people with disabilities themselves.

Date: Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Venue: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4999 Old Orchard Ctr Ste A28,…

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