January 29, 2013
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes Gayle Oliver-Plath, CEO and founder of CareerEco, a virtual fair recruiting company and talent community for individuals and employers who embrace the power of technology to reach all job seekers looking to join the workforce. Also joining Ms. Oliver-Plath will be Wayne Fishell who has worked in the career services field for 10 years, most recently in the virtual realm at CareerEco. They will both discuss the company’s mission in depth, and its commitment to reaching people with disabilities, by holding its first-ever disability-focused virtual career fair, on February 27, 2013, in partnership with Bender Consulting Services, Inc.
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.
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.