The following is a fantastic list of helpful job search websites beneficial specifically for people with disabilities. This list comes from ASTEP, Asperger Syndrome Training and Employment Partnership, you can find more of their resources here.
AbilityLinks.org is a nationwide, web-based community where qualified job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities.
Ability Jobs serves as both a resume bank for job seekers as well as for companies looking for employees. By posting job opportunities, or searching resumes, employers can find qualified persons with disabilities while demonstrating their affirmative action policies.
Access2Ability is Manpower’s national disability employment program. It collaborates with employers, state and federal agencies, professional associations and community-based organizations to recruit talented people with disabilities.
Bender Consulting Services’ mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. They cater to those with expertise in the field of information technology.
Big Tent Jobs, LLC is a placement agency that works with top technical talent, including individuals with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. Their services are always 100% free to job seekers. They get paid by the company when you get hired!
www.Disaboomjobs.com contains over 600,000 job postings which the site keeps very up-to-date and allows individuals to post their resumes.
Getting Hired.com is a resource for community and job listings to thousands of jobs nationwide. This site features search filters for easy job-hunting as well as related articles, forums and blogs.
Hire Potential aims to integrate and employ people with disabilities, veterans, mature employees and specialty niches. It is a national woman-owned firm that offers staffing and consulting services to corporations and government agencies.
Insight Into Diversity is a publication, e-newsletter, and website that has been connecting professionals with institutions and businesses for 35 years. Primarily a conduit for companies to reach employees through advertising and editorial content, they serve progressive employers looking to find dynamic talent in every field, including: higher education, healthcare, government and business.
Institute for Career Development (ICD) is a New York based non-profit organization whose mission is to help people transform their lives through career development and employment. ICD serves those with barriers to employment, such as individuals with disabilities and Asperger Syndrome.
JobTIPS is a free program designed to help individuals with disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder explore career interests, seek and obtain employment, and successfully maintain employment. JobTIPS addresses the social and behavioral differences that might make identifying, obtaining, and keeping a job more difficult for you.
Service Source Network is an affiliate organization comprised of five independent non-profit vocational rehabilitation agencies that operate in 9 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to their vocational rehabilitation programs, they also offer a wide range of business services, including administrative support services, mail center management, food service and manufacturing.
Springboard Consulting offers consulting, training, marketplace offerings and other resources. Job and resume posting coming soon.
The Sierra Group RecruitDisability.Org provides a platform for job seekers with disabilities and company recruiters to connect. Individuals can search job postings through very specific fields of interest.
US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) is assisting six major corporations to achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces. The listing of available positions, along with instructions on how to apply, is provided in this website.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management – Disability Employment actively recruiting and hiring persons with disabilities. It offers a variety of exciting jobs, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.
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