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Preparing to enter the workforce can be an exciting and self defining experience for a young person. Their possibilities and potential are endless. However, when that young person has a disability, entering the workforce can be jarring and an emotionally debilitating experience. But it doesn't have to be. As your child reaches adulthood, utilizing community resources to explore your child's options can make positive difference to your child's future.
FRCD Host Paula Wills and Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) Program Director of Employment Services Lavonzell Paige discuss "Options to Work: Training for Employment" event hosted by MOPD.
The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) works to meet the diverse needs of the more than 600,000 individuals with disabilities who live and work in Chicago. MOPD’s goal is to make Chicago the most accessible city in the nation.
MOPD serves five major groups: people with disabilities, City departments and agencies, other government agencies, disability-related agencies and organizations and the private sector.
Self Employment takes first, a passion for what you are doing. Many days you will do what you do without pay. The passion you have has to keep you going day to day.
You need start up support
You need financial support, for on-going supplies, equipment, services
Emotional support, branding, image building, networking
A business center, to do the work
A business location when meeting with potential customers is necessary.
Your first paying customer
Scott Free Thinking LIVE returns, with show details available at www.ScottFreeThinking.net. Scott today covers Modern Employment and Freelancing - where is the job market today, where is it going, and what difference does it make? http://www.ScottFreeThinking.net/ http://www.twitter.com/scottlee http://www.facebook.com/scottfreethinking
My guest will be Mindy Tarlow. Mindy is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), a New York-based nonprofit corporation that provides employment services to men and women with criminal convictions in New York, and beginning in 2011, in Oklahoma and California. CEO was created by the Vera Institute of Justice in the late 1970s and has been operating as an independent corporation since 1996. Prior to joining CEO, she spent c
This program will be featuring my Subject Tracer Information Blog titled Employment Resources and available directly from the Virtual Private Library. In today's new economy world one must be constantly reviewing career opportunities and this site will give you all the required information, sites and sources to do just that! Visit and bookmark this excellent resource today! We will also be reviewing the latest happenings from my blog during the last week. We wil
There are jobs you can do and earn a better living. Having a disability and finding a job is not an impossible task by no stretch of the imagination. The challenge is finding employment that is worth the risk of loss of the much needed disability payments. The job retention along with livable wages uncertainty is a major issue.
The New York Indian Council is an employment and training program specific to Native Americans in the New York, New Jersey, and Delaware service areas. www.newyorkindiancouncil.org
ALEC is the path to US full employment. We can rise to full employment in weeks, not years. Believe it. Achieve it. Today's show link will be sent by snail mail to a bakers dozen of ALEC CEO's. BeeSays getting back to work is the best healing Americans can ask for. Even the people who will not return to work for whatever reasons, surely must see that a healthy America is a working America. All the chaos, crime, and stone throwing will be drastically decreased when idle Americans return to work. There is too much working of mouths and not enough physical work. Men should be out rebuilding America's infrastructure. Joblessness changes futures of women and men alike. Modeling work to the youth of America is required if America is to remain prosperous. ALEC is the path to US Full Employment. Go! Seek Jobs!
President Bush Speaks to ALEC.
ALEC? ALEC Exposed state by state! American Legislative Exchange Council! The place to get a job. A permanent job. Your list of Alex Corporations. United States of ALEC? Corporations and Trades Assocs. that Fund ALEC. The Untold Story Behind ALEC. Companies that left ALEC.
Normally the job skills gaps we encounter are for skilled jobs. We find that there are jobs , but simply not enough people who have the specific technical or trained skills required to do the jobs.
We are a nation currrently with 3.6 million jobs which are currently unfilled. Yet 12 million Americans remain unemployed. What are we doing to fill those jobs and where exactly are those skills gaps?
Join Flex Hour Jobs as we discuss America's skills gaps and what we can do to fill them.
Today's show marks the continuation of our ongoing CONTINUING LEGAL SERIES WITH TANNENBAUM HELPERN. Since 1978, the firm of Tannenbaum Helpern has provided legal services in all areas of business law, including financial services, private funds and capital markets; real estate, environmental and construction law; general corporate and SEC matters; litigation; franchise, distribution and e-commerce; antitrust; intellectual property; employment (including ERISA, executive compensa