SOURCE: StartCharlotte “At age 25, at the height of the great recession of 2008, Lindsey Haaser quit her job. She had a bigger vision: to help companies think strategically about disability inclusion in the workplace. And she was going after it. The concept is simple: Workplace diversity has become a business imperative. Companies need a […]
Advocations was honored to accept the “Outstanding Job Creator Award” at the Annual SCORE Awards in DC. Click the picture to watch our award-winning moment!
SOURCE: WBTV FEATURE In the rambunctious world of doggie day care, where animals are constantly bouncing and yipping, you find a calm voice. It belongs to Nate Davis. “Hi, Dixie, hi Shiloh,” said Davis as he mingled and petted the dogs in one of the play areas at Camp Bow Wow. “I love dogs.” The […]
Since starting Advocations, our focus has been 1 person, 1 job, 1 company at a time. But with 13 million active job seekers with a disability and an aging baby-boomer generation, it’s time to scale. FedEx started as an idea that created an industry and changed what is possible. With the unemployment rate for people […]
Funded by Autism Speaks, “Disability Think” will enable Advocations to apply best practices from their national sourcing model and test out new innovative practices locally by providing technical assistance to companies wanting to build a disability inclusive workforce. For far too long we’ve relied on iteration, not innovation. With the unemployment rate higher today than at the passage of […]