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How disability discrimination affects individuals
When it comes to disability discrimination, we all know the word has a negative connotation. But, we might not understand how discrimination affects actual people. Today, we want to share a few ways that disability discrimination affects individuals. What is...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
While you might think of October as our step into fall, Halloween, and pumpkins, there’s actually another holiday this month that we want to bring your attention to. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM for short. This special month...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Gonzaga / HireAbility Interview Event
HireAbility Spokane partnered with Gonzaga University in a special event that aimed to…
STCU Breakfast Presentation
HireAbility Spokane offered an informative presentation at STCU headquarters in Liberty Lake, WA.
Berg Manufacturing Breakfast Presentation
HireAbility Spokane, in conjunction with Berg Manufacturing, offered an informative presentation at …
Darren Driggs Spokane County Presentation
Spokane County hosted a special speaking engagement for Darren Driggs, an employee of Gonzaga’s Sodexo Dining.
Spokane Teacher’s Credit Union Interview Event
HireAbility Spokane partnered with Spokane Teacher’s Credit Union (STCU) in a special event that aimed to coordinate preparatory…
HireAbility Spokane/WISE presentation to (PICCE)
HireAbility Spokane, in cooperation with WISE, gave an informative presentation to the representatives from PICCE.
HireAbility Spokane Interview Event / Meet & Greet
HireAbility Spokane organized a unique “Meet & Greet” event with Spokane Gymnastics, a large gymnastic facility in the Spokane Valley…
Breakfast with Karen Stratton
HireAbility Spokane co-hosted a breakfast event with Spokane Councilwoman Karen Stratton.
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.
This quarterly publication will highlight our most recent employment successes, news and events of interest to the business community, as well as workforce…
Spokane County Interview Event
HireAbility Spokane partnered with Spokane County for a special event where preparatory interviews between select County department managers…
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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