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“Never Give Up”: commitment to inclusivity helps new hire find dream job

Originally published in the Vancouver Courier here.  Justin Farano, a 22-year-old man with autism, has one piece of advice when it comes to looking for...
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Want to diversify your workforce? Help is here!

Contributed by: Foye Hatton - Assistant Manager, posAbilities Employment Service The movement for diversified workplaces is growing and month-by-month, increasing numbers of people with a...
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It’s Possible, Everyone Can Work!

posAbilities Employment Service is working with a collaborative community group to help foster the perfect conditions for increased employment for people with developmental disabilities in...
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Employment Service Staff Participate in DSRF Fundraiser

Calling themselves “BocceAbilities” a team of four from the posAbilities Employment Service teamed up to participate in a local fundraiser. On August 16 in beautiful...
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Are You Ready for the Big One?

Important Earthquake Preparedness information from Pacific First Aid British Columbia is located in an active earthquake zone where over 1200 small earthquakes are recorded each year....
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Michael – Stratosphere Hair Salon

Michael found employment at Stratosphere Hair Salon, and here is what his father had to say about the impact that has had on Michael and...
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“Purposeful Purchasing” – A Great Partnership with Pacific First Aid

2013 kicked off a fantastic pilot project for individuals participating in the posAbilities Employment Service programs. This project was the result of a partnership between...
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Stepping Blocks Children’s Centre Receive Award for Inclusive Hiring Practices

Stepping Blocks Children's Centre is a business within our community that provides services to children of all abilities.  Their philosophy is based on the unconditional...
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Virtual training may help adults with autism ace job interviews | Chicago Tribune | June 5, 2014

A simulated training program by Reuters Health helped adults with autism spectrum disorder improve their job interview skills and confidence in a small new study....
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familyWORKs Conversations About Employment | Upcoming Meetings in July

familyWORKs has several upcoming meetings in Coquitlam, Langley, Merritt and Courtenay in July!  The vision of familyWORKs is to have an ongoing conversation with families about employment issues...
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