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Which Is Better for Your Career - College or a Coding Bootcamp?

How is a BS from a big name Computer Science university different from an intense bootcamp coding training? Let’s first get the job/salaries thing out of the way. Diligently doing a good programming boot camp can probably get you the same job as a new grad software engineer from one of these universities and be able to hold on to it. ...




Twenty-five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment

Students and young adults with ASD (autism spectrum disorders) have strong passions, valuable strengths, talents, and emotional strengths. I met one-on-one with hundreds of individuals and heard their dreams and goals. I listened deeply to their long narratives expressed with eagerness about the desire to have a job or a career right for them. ...




Ford, others step up autism hiring program

Ford Motor Co. plans next year to hire an additional 12 to 24 adults with autism, expanding a program with the Autism Alliance of Michigan that has more than 30 other local companies signed on.
 
The programs are growing quickly. For the companies, people with autism represent untapped talent, and the jobs mean an opportunity to earn a living for those on the spectrum who have typically been left behind. ...




Disability and Age Discrimination Claims Reinstated

A Tennessee employee who was asked to take leave until he could collect Social Security and then terminated because of his lifting limitations may go forward with his Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and age discrimination claims, thanks to the 6th U.S. ...




Employees with Disabilities Get the Job Done

During National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), it’s important to remember the value that employees with disabilities bring to the workplace, in addition to our communities, our country and our economy.
 
People with disabilities not only represent the largest and most diverse minority in the United States, but they are also a significant untapped source of qualified candidates. ...




Employees with Disabilities: The Drive for Inclusion

According to AudioEye, a company that focuses on inclusion technology, 5 to 10 percent of the population has a disability or physical limitation that poses a challenge for employment, such as limiting their access to full online content.
 
But trends in technology, including enhanced HCM systems that support inclusion, have made it easier for enterprises to accommodate employees with disabilities, and comply with the law. ...




Conference Navigates Gap Between Science and Government

More than 600 professionals from the worlds of science and politics converged in Brussels late last month to mine internationally accumulated expertise on how best to connect scientific evidence with government decision-making. Infectious disease outbreaks, the use of genetically modified crops, climate change and other pressing issues will all require the input of scientists, speakers said. ...




Recruiters Expect to Hire More with the Same Budgets in 2017

More recruiting budgets will stay flat in 2017 compared with the previous year, despite the expectation that hiring volume will increase for many companies, according to new research from LinkedIn.
 
Over half (56 percent) of nearly 4,000 corporate talent acquisition managers from 35 countries said they expect to make more hires compared to 2016, even though a majority expect no growth in recruiting head count (61 percent) or budget (52 percent). ...




PREPARING FOR SUCCESS THROUGH WORK-BASED LEARNING

Work-related experiences during school are associated with better employment outcomes for students with disabilities. We encourage you and others in your organization to collaborate with AccessCAREERS to meet students and take advantage of one or more of the work experience options listed below. ...




Recruiting Students with Disabilities to Your Internship

Corporate success depends on attracting the best minds. However, many companies report their number one problem is locating talented workers. 
Including employees with disabilities enhances creativity and potential for solutions in your workforce, a benefit noted by William Wulf, president of the National Academy of Engineering, who stated, ". ...