Counting People with Disabilities

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By Guest Blogger Matthew Brault, Statistician, Health and Disability Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau. As most visitors to this blog are aware, the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990 represented a major milestone. The law guaranteed equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Counting People with Disabilities"

The Long Road to a Successful Civilian Life

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One Veteran’s Journey to A Career While Facing Health Issues and Employment Setbacks The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University has recently published its findings about hiring employees with military backgrounds.  The study highlights the numerous benefits of utilizing a veteran workforce in civilian positions, such as resiliency, commitment and advanced team-building ... Continue ArticleClick here for "The Long Road to a Successful Civilian Life"

Virtual Offices – A New Trend

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How can a company combine a social mission with a lucrative business model? Entrepreneur Merry P. Korn asked herself that question six years ago. She found her answer when she created Pearl Interactive Network. Pearl Interactive Network (Pearl) provides topnotch virtual staff solutions to businesses and government agencies nationwide. Its workforce provides everything from call ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Virtual Offices – A New Trend"

Pearl Interactive Network: The Beginning

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When Merry Korn started her company in 2004, little did she know she’d be providing well-paying jobs  to dozens of people with disabilities, especially veterans. From the start, as a former social worker and rehab counselor, she was passionate in her goal to help people with disabilities find work and that passion continues today. Yet ... Continue ArticleClick here for "Pearl Interactive Network: The Beginning"