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Join us for a conversation with the dynamic team at AXSChat, an online community of talent-minded professionals devoted to creating an inclusive world. It's becoming a global phenomenon!
AXSChat is a virtual gathering to celebrate our diversity and human social side, and hopes to accomplish and encourage in-depth discussion and spread knowledge about the work people are doing to enable access through whatever means. They host regular interviews and twitter chats with people who are contributing to making the world a more inclusive place through technology. Topics are wide ranging and discussion is encouraged.
Follow the conversation on twitter by searching for the #AXSChat hashtag.
Joining us will be:
Debra Ruh, a seasoned entrepreneur that focuses on Global Disability Inclusion, ICT Accessibility, EmployAbility, Marketing and Communications Strategies, and Digital Media.
Antonio Santos, a HootSuite Ambassador and Social Media Lead working in the Digital Inclusion Team at Atos.
Neil Milliken, Head of Accessibility & Inclusion at Atos, where he created the Atos Centre of Competence encompassing Accessibility, Inclusive Design and Assistive Technology Services.
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In the Jun 2013 issue of HBR there was an interesting idea: The “Employability for Life” Contract. (Article: Tours of Duty: the new employer/employee compact.) The idea is to transition from the fiction of the “Employment for Life” contract to the promise of opportunities for development that will enhance employability after this “job”.
Andrew is a Sales Performance Management expert with proven success at building high performing sales teams. He has a reputation for making a lasting impact on the companies and teams he works with.
Andrew founded hisown company in the spring of 2006 and it provides a comprehensive suite of consulting and coaching services to build high performing sales teams that drive strategic results for its customers. Andrew has worked with more than 50 clients since 2006.
Andrew Ford's sales career spans 25 years in the software and technology industry. From 2000 to 2003, as Director of Sales at PointForce Inc., Andrew drove the US expansion that contributed to the successful sale of the company to TECSYS Inc. in 2004. At TECSYS Andrew held the position of President of the SMB Group until 2006 prior to starting his own organization.
Yuliana skills and experience encompass delivering start-up and business development courses, schemes and employability services. She’s taught at London South Bank University and University of West London; She also has a vast experience working in the private sector and has supported over 200 startups in London using her expertise in Social Enterprise, Raising Finance for Start-ups and Business Strategy Development.
With a Masters degree in Management and Business Studies Research from Kingston University Business School in her back pocket, Yuliana is also SFEDI qualified. She’s a Fellow of The International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme. As well as a Purley Local Start-up Champion she a director of a family-friendly business centre called My OutSpace.
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Tip # 1: Stop over-analysing and start doing. Take a stand and run with it.
Tip # 2: There’s no right time to have a baby and there’s no right time to start a business. Try it out, see what happens.
Tea With Lily is sponsored by Lyncs Media where our business is to see your brand sparkle!
Special Guest: Peter Cheese, CIPD Chief Executive
Peter Cheese joined the CIPD as Chief Executive in July 2012. He spent 30 years working at Accenture, culminating in a 7 year spell as Global Managing Director leading the firm’s Talent and Organisation Performance Consulting Practice.
After leaving Accenture in 2009, Peter held a portfolio of consulting and non-executive roles. During this time he was also appointed Chairman of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a post he stepped down from on his appointment to the CIPD.
Peter sits on the Council of City & Guilds, and he is a European Board Director with Junior Achievement Young Enterprise Europe, an organisation focused on the development of entrepreneurial, financial and employability skills in young people through business engagement in schools and universities. He is also an Executive Fellow at the London Business School, associated with the faculties of Strategic Management and Organisational Behaviour. He was voted by HR Magazine as the most influential thinker in HR in the UK for 2013.
Host: Jo Dodds
The Empowerment Zone - Creativity after dis/ABILITY - With LesPaul
Did you know there are thousands of people with disabilities working all over the United States and in other Countries fighting to help ensure a better future for people disabilities? Well, there are! The Empowerment Zone Was created to help people with disabilities find the resources, services, and learn the skills that it takes, after having a disability to help empower yourself to reach your goals and live your dreams no matter what!
I Am a Certified Peer Support Specialist And a survivor of multiple brain injuries, aneurysms an AVM, a coma, and survivor and multiple rare surgeries. I don't think lightly of the fact that there are many people with disabilities living in deep poverty and neglec with out work. I say our time is now 2014!!!
I Work for a Center for Independent Living Called Walton Options for Independent Living which a place where we use the four core services of our center which are 1, Information and referral, 2, Advocacy 3, Independent Living Skills 4, Peer Support.
In these four core services lies the meat and potatoes of the independent living movement, which is people with disabilities powered, community inclusion based, and a federal mandate in all 50 states and US teritories based on the civil rights for people with disabilities act, known as the ADA the Americans with Disabilities Act.
We are fighting for our rights and standing strong and firm in the belife that all people are created equally and reclaim ourselves as people of pupose as we strive to help others to get out of nursing homes, to work in the community, to get out of sheltered workshops, to bring down the Iron Curtain of dismay in disability, and start holding accountable the agencies that are supposed to support us and start taking control of our destiny. Now as survivors as people who struggled and fought for victory and face the challenge!
"Spirituality is being conscious of reality." ~James Small .....
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'For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.', Charles Spurgeon:
“It is no measure of good health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” J Krishnamurti
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Humanity is now maintaining an unstable collection of local holding patterns, awaiting a physical or metaphysical integrity to give structure to the future and to show the way out of the darkness. The twentieth century’s leap into a realm with a million times greater range of reality, produced by the sudden visibility and employability of the total electromagnetic spectrum, has brought humans to the edge of self-extinction for lack of adequate guiding forces. Big business and big religion’s inclination for moneymaking and power has served only to foster the continuance of a millennium of isolation, inhumanity, misinformation, and ignorance. Cosmography
Personal development is a lifelong process. It's a way for people to assess their skills and qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realise and maximise their potential.
Personal development is a lifelong process. It’s a way for people to assess their skills and qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realise and maximise their potential.
This page helps you to identify the skills you need to set life goals which can enhance your employability prospects, raise your confidence and lead to a more fulfilling, higher quality life. Plan to make relevant, positive and effective life choices and decisions for your future to enable personal empowerment.
Although early life development and early formative experiences within the family, at school, etc. can help to shape us as adults, personal development should not stop later in life. This page contains information and advice that is designed to help you to think about your personal development and ways in which you can work towards goals and your full potential.
The Asylum Fantasy Sports Show is back on The Tuesday Blitz and The Armed Forces Radio Network. Join Fleeger and Briggs as we take a look at all the weeks headlines including Sidney Rice's future, Kirk Cousins' potential, and Clowney's measurables. Listen in as we also look at Jim Harbaugh's employability, give our Olympic wrap up, and play another rousing rendition of America's favorite game show.......Fact or Fiction!
There are re-entry programs in every state, county and some cities in this country, the question is are they working? Most re-entry programs consist of job readiness, resume writting, One-Stop Job Services.
The Department of Labor’s goal is to help prison inmates get good paying jobs after
they return to their homes. Our experience has shown that most inmates do not know
how to go about this. Even in prison, inmates can do a number of things that will
increase their future employability. Once ex-offenders return to their communities they
can do more. The State, County, City are supposed to provide prisoners with contacts
and other information that can help them to prepare for release and know where to go
for assistance in finding a job.
But we have to consider the fact that the ex-offender population in this country is and forever will be the forgotten society. Trust and fear play a major role in the advancement of the ex-offender.
Federal programs are generally designed to help people who need a job, housing,
public assistance, and other services.
Each program has different standards for participation with low income being the most
common requirement. There are no federal programs exclusively for ex-offenders.
Government employment is a great place to begin your work for life. Government employment is a good place for retirees, veterans to reenter the job market. Newly graduates with high school diplomas and college degrees should consider government employment to find their work for life.
Whether you desire work cleaning, doing building maintenance, to customer services, to executive positions your government is the place to seek emloyment.
Registering with staffing agencies is a great place to gain access to companies in your communities. Your expertise if valuable to companies and because of the time consumption of brining on new employees, you find more and more companies using staffing agencies for screening services. Once a staffing agency has tested an applicant, compiled their work history and education levels, the agency attempt to match an applicant with a company that has expressed interest of applicants of a particular caliber. These things you can do to increase your employability:
Register at employment office
Match your skills to specific careers www.myskillsmyfuture.org www.onetonline.org
Attend job search workshops
Register at staffing agencies Google staffing agencies in (my city) for (truck drivers).
Keeping a job search agenda
Visit government agency websites in your state
www.50statejobs.com www.govtjobs.com http://jobsource.com
In this episode of Own Your Career, Rod will cover how to leverage volunteer work as the CEO of Me, Inc. By exploring these avenues, you gain important experience and references who can verify your qualifications. You also demonstrate personal initiative and commitment thus enhancing your employability.
Psychic Medium Melinda Carver welcomes back her good friend Master Tatankananda (Master T) tonight "The Secrets Your Handwriting Reveals! Graphology Analysis"
Tonight, Master T will provide readings to you based on YOUR secrets that are revealed in your handwriting. Your handwriting reveals your personality, temperment & employability. Send samples PRIOR to show!
Please provide handwriting samples on plain, unlined paper - handwrite 2 sentences, then print your name, phone & e-mail so we can find you on the phone line - PRIOR to show! Send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Master T is the host of The School of Shamanism on BTR, a shaman, teacher, Tarot & Rune reader and provides energy healings. Master T is available for private appointments.
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