Encore: PNC Financial Services Group's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities to Enhance Workforce

July 26, 2016
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Steven Van Wyk, executive vice-president and head of technology and operations, with The PNC Financial Services Group, to the show. Mr. Van Wyk will discuss the commitment at PNC from the top management, and throughout the organization to hire people with disabilities to enhance their workforce. He will also share his background in Denmark and explain its views on employing people with disabilities and how that is different from the United States.

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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