For Individuals with Disabilities

At DiversityJobs, we know that people with seen and unseen disabilities can thrive in the workplace – and their talents give employers a competitive advantage. Our employers know your value and are looking for people like you.

At DiversityJobs, we know that people with seen and unseen disabilities can thrive in the workplace – and their talents give employers a competitive advantage. Our employers know your value and are looking for people like you.

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the facts
Did You Know
1 in 5
(20% of the US population) is a person with a disability 1
Every
10
minutes, 498 Americans develop a disability 2
At Least
70 %
of all accommodations cost nothing to an employer 3

Featured Articles

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May 10, 2022
Best Work from Home Jobs in 2022
The definition of a work environment has changed in the days since the 2020 Coronavirus global outbreak and lockdown. More remote job opportunities and ‘work from home’ jobs, aka WFH, are available for potential hires. If you are looking to start a career learning path to prepare for employment opportunities, or you want to specialize […]
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April 15, 2022
Navigating the Workplace with a Disability
Many factors contribute to professional success. Having the necessary skills for your job is a universal requirement. However, if you have a disability, there are additional considerations to keep in mind. Utilize these strategies to ensure your success in the workplace: Pursue a career within an interest or strong skill People with specific disabilities frequently […]
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March 22, 2022
Preparing Your Child with a Disability for Employment
As a parent, assisting your adolescent through the transition into the workforce can be difficult due to competition and availability. Finding a first job is even more challenging for people with disabilities. This is compounded by the reality that individuals with disabilities are still working at significantly lower rates than non-disabled people, making employment readiness […]
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June 23, 2022
Talking to Your Employer About an Invisible Disability
The American Disabilities Act defines disability as any physical or mental impairment that significantly affects any significant lifestyle activity, such as performing manual skills, standing, and speaking. People with invisible disabilities have chronic illnesses, including autoimmune diseases, digestive problems, mental health issues, and cancer or epilepsy. Disabled people are sometimes accused of fabricating their conditions, […]
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February 24, 2022
How To Find a Job If You Have a Disability
In the highly competitive job market, finding a good position can sometimes be overwhelming. And, if you happen to have a disability, the task feels even more daunting. However, the fact is, nearly 20% of the US labor force consists of individuals with disabilities. This shows that there are many employers out there who can see […]
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February 24, 2022
How To Ask For ‘Reasonable Accommodations’ If You Have a Disability
Thanks to recent government efforts, companies are now more open to hiring employees with disabilities. This, coupled with regulations that ensure equal employment opportunities, makes it a lot easier to find a job as a disabled worker.   Even then, when you’re disclosing a disability during the job search, you may come face to face with quite a […]
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February 24, 2022
The Top 5 Myths About Disabled Workers
While many equal-opportunity employers across America are happy to hire disabled workers, there are still some who are skeptical about employing people with disabilities. Even in 2016, why are companies hesitant to hire disabled employees? There are various myths and stereotypes about disabled workers that may cause certain employers to hesitate when making a hiring decision. […]
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
Kwanzaa
This celebration (December 26–January 1) is based around seven major principles, which are, according to Karenga, communitarian African philosophy: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith. On each of the seven nights of the weeklong celebration, families gather together and light one of the seven candles of the Kinara. Usually, a discussion about one specific principle takes place.
Martin Luther King Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.