Posts Tagged: businesses

Did you know that Pearl Buck Center has been finding and securing jobs for people with disabilities for over 27 years? Here are a couple of our past community employment public service announcements, perhaps you remember seeing them in the past or have spotted these smiling faces about town. Enjoy [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjlO_qgvHCg&w=420&h=315] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6cOs4U20hI&w=420&h=315]  

The job developers at Pearl Buck Center are out in the community approaching businesses to take a look at what they do and help them assess whether there is a place in their company for one or more of our job seekers. And we usually can find a good fit for everyone. The bigger question…

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What can YOU do?

What can you do? It’s a simple question that can be answered in any number of ways. And yet it isn’t asked nearly enough in regards to people living with a disability and employment options. People experiencing disabilities can do much more than any of us often imagine, that is, when given the encouragement and…

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In May, we introduced you to Kang Eui Hong, who sought an opportunity to stock shelves.  Today, we’re thrilled to post an update: in August, Kang Eui successfully landed a job with a local Dari Mart in Coburg, Oregon. Kang Eui’s manager hired him to help keep Dari Mart’s coolers stocked during the busiest part of the day….

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We are so excited about our newest partnership with the South Hills Center located in the Tamarack Building and so are they! Here is a letter that was sent out to their community. Hi Folks, This week begins a partnership with Pearl Buck Center to provide janitorial staffing at South Hills Center [at the Tamarack…

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Pearl Buck Center, Incorporated has been around for 60 years, yet it’s amazing that there are still many people who aren’t familiar with who we are or with some of what we do. So, we decided to make a short video, that hopefully will help shed some better light on the subject. And if after…

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dis·a·bil·i·ty

dis·a·bil·i·ty ˌ/disəˈbilədē/ noun a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. synonyms: handicap, disablement, incapacity, impairment, infirmity, defect,abnormality,… a disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or recognized by the law. “he had to quit his job and go on disability”  or “she can’t work because of her disability“ When you think…

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Intriguing Statistics

We made this little video to share some interesting and informative employment statistics…and we’re positive that you will find the information to be thought provoking . Let us know what you think in the comments below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRjM7pZk6z8&w=560&h=315]

Our community employment team is in the process of revamping our promotional materials. Here is the second brochure in a series of three. We know, we started in the middle – just like Star Wars,…this is going to be epic! Let us know what you think in the comments. Enjoy! ~ “The Job Squad”

Our friends at KEZI recently aired a story profiling some of Pearl Buck’s successful partnerships with local businesses.  If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s definitely worth a watch. Here’s a link to the full story, on the KEZI site: http://www.kezi.com/pearl-buck-and-the-community/ Togo’s Sandwiches is one of the businesses featured in that video, and lobby attendants Paul Koerner…

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