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Disability Pride: What You Need To Know

Disability Pride: What You Need To Know

July is Disability Pride Month! It has been celebrated since 1990, but has gained more attention in recent years. If you’re unsure what this month is all about and why it was created, let us share a bit more about what Disability Pride Month means to us at HireAbility...

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Why employers don’t hire employees with disabilities

Why employers don’t hire employees with disabilities

Here at HireAbility Spokane, we’re used to having some uncomfortable conversations. People don’t always want to share their concerns and experiences, but we try to be a place where employers and employees can learn from each other.  One topic that is particularly...

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Jessica at Spokane Gymnastics

Jessica at Spokane Gymnastics

 Krem News did a great story on Jessica who works at Spokane Gymnastics. Hireability had facilitated and organized an interview event that the team at Spokane Gymnastics attended. When they met Jessica, it was a perfect fit. Watch the video above for the whole story...

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Spokane Talks with Hireability Spokane

Spokane Talks with Hireability Spokane

Colin from Spokane Talks spoke with Charly Walters of Hireability Spokane and Stephen Eyman from WISE about how they help employers connect with job seekers who have developmental disabilities. The interview starts at 4:25.

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Saying the “right” thing to employees with disabilities

Saying the “right” thing to employees with disabilities

Here at Hireability Spokane, we work with employers to evaluate their hiring processes and provide resources that help them hire highly qualified employees who happen to have disabilities. One concern that often comes up with employers and those who would be potential...

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Myths About Hiring Someone with a Disability

Myths About Hiring Someone with a Disability

Are you thinking about hiring someone with a disability? Hiring in Spokane is difficult right now. Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates and here at Hireability Spokane, we want to help.  We promote the hiring of people with developmental disabilities...

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Struggling to Hire? Accessible Hiring Practices that Work

Struggling to Hire? Accessible Hiring Practices that Work

Accessible hiring can make a difference for your business. We’ve heard a lot lately about the difficulties employers have had with hiring. What you might not know is that there are ways your company’s hiring practices might be excluding potential candidates.  Here at...

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STCU Downtown Open House

STCU Downtown Open House

HireAbility Spokane is pleased to announce that Spokane Teachers Credit Union (STCU) has recently relocated to a new downtown location in Spokane.

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Quarterly Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter

This quarterly publication will highlight our most recent employment successes, news and events of interest to the business community, as well as workforce…

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EVENTS

2020 Partners for Work Virtual Interview Event

Rotary’s Partners for Work and the City of Spokane teamed up with Hireability Spokane for a first-of-it’s-kind, virtual interview event series.

This unique event offered adults with disabilities an opportunity to interview and connect with city leaders, local business professionals, hiring managers, recruiters, and HR managers.

This entire series of interview events was held virtually via Zoom, to maintain social distancing guidelines. 

City of Spokane Supported Employment/Partners for Work Event

The City of Spokane will be hosting a Supported Employment/Partners for Work Event on October 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at City Hall (808 W Spokane Falls Blvd.)! This event will be open to anyone in the community that interested in learning about the SEP program, participate in a panel discussion, and interact with potential employers and managers! More event details will be coming out soon!

Spokane City Hall Media Announcement

Spokane Mayor, David Condon hosted a media announcement on the first floor of Spokane’s City Hall. This was a special event to announce the supported employment kickoff for the City of Spokane and Connection to Community/ABLE legislation.

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