Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

September 18, 2018
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Sherry Lapaglia, Manager Talent Programs, Gerald Homme, Recruitment Specialist, and Scott Hammerstrom, Team Lead, Talent Programs with Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Discussed on the show will be employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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Episode Directory

September 2018

  • 9/25/2018: Mission of Benetech Technology Company Coming Soon
  • 9/18/2018: Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities Listen Now
  • 9/11/2018: Jimmy Krenn, Pittsburgh Comedian Returns to Disability Matters Listen Now
  • 9/4/2018: Mission of Not Dead Yet Listen Now

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