Posts Tagged: Customized Employment

Current Job Seekers Display

Here is a sampling from the great pool of job applicants we have seeking jobs in the community.We represent people with a wide range of abilities and interests. Many of our job seekers are looking for part-time work, anywhere from 10 to 25 hours a week, but don’t worry we also have people who are…

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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”

NBC Nightly News recently broadcast a story about The Prospector Theater, a movie house in Ridgefield, Connecticut that employs 80 people–most of whom happen to experience some sort of disability.  Here’s a link to the video: http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/this-boss-gives-the-disabled-what-she-says-they-want-most–jobs-404479043807   Pretty amazing, right?  If you’d like to see more, The Prospector’s own site has an incredible collection of…

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Job developer profile: Lorie Polk

“If there is anything that [people] can do well, I say let them do it. Give them a chance.” -Abraham Lincoln This week’s post is authored by contributor Clayton Cone. A big part of Lorie Polk’s work as a job developer is helping to train a job seeker once he or she is hired, and…

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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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