Business Services Please note: On October 1, 2012, Governor Snyder's Executive Order 2012-10 takes effect, creating a new bureau named the Bureau of Services for Blind Persons. Updated publications are in production and will be available soon.
Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) ...a resource for employers seeking to recruit, hire, and retain qualified employees with disabilities.
Strategic Connections: Recruiting Candidates with Disabilities (U.S. Department of Labor publication) According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "as a whole, individuals with disabilities represent one of the largest untapped pools of skills and talent in the U.S.," and "research demonstrates that employees with disabilities consistently meet or exceed performance expectations and have a lower than average rate of turnover."
Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts (USDOL Publication) Know the facts about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and what it does--and doesn't--require of employers. Spotlight
Jeff Smith, IRS Tax Examiner Jeff Smith is both deaf and blind, and he's currently employed with the IRS as a Tax Examiner.
Carolyn Houston, Sam's Club Carolyn Houston has placed first in sales of her products at Sam's Club in Flint, where she works as a Product Demonstrator.