Disability Inclusion and The Workplace

Work Without Limits blogs feature staff and guest bloggers highlighting varying perspectives of disability inclusion in the workplace.

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Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
One woman of color, one older man, old woman, in front one man in wheelchair

Author: Jenna Marcello, Assistant to Director of Operations at Eastern Bank
Although the weather was rainy and dreary the day of Friday, April 27th, Eastern Bank was full of sunshine and admiration. Friday, April 27, 2018 was Disability Mentorship Day (DMD) at the bank, a Work Without Limits initiative I had been coordinating along with my co-worker Chrissie Stevens. DMD is a large-scale national effort sponsored by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) for students and job-seekers with disabilities. I am new at the bank and this was my first time coordinating DMD and I did not know what to expect, but I was so pleasantly surprised!

Published Monday, May 14, 2018
Mentor Stanislav Prodanov with mentee Christina and Michael and mentor David Anavim on the end.

Author: Stanislav Prodanov
Orginally posted on UMass Medical School's Information Technology blog:
On Friday April 27th the 3rd Annual MA Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) was held at UMass Medical School on both campuses. There was a total of eight mentees and our IT department had the privilege of mentoring three of them.

Published Monday, May 7, 2018
Person on left looking at person on right wearing sunglasses

Author: Megan Northup, Project Coordinator, Work Without Limits

Jobs Without Limits (JWL) is a free online job board that was developed by Work Without Limits to help connect qualified job seekers with disabilities to leading disability inclusive companies that are Sponsors of Work Without Limits and therefore committed to diversifying their workforces. Launched in the summer of 2015, JWL was beta tested by job seekers with disabilities, whose feedback was used to enhance the ease of use, navigability, and function of the job board. Though it is always a work in progress and we continually enhance the functionality to best meet the needs for both candidates and employers, JWL offers candidates with disabilities a safe place to self-identify and disability-inclusive employers to actively seek diverse candidates.