Season’s Greetings from AbilityLinks and special thanks to all of the web site users, consortium members, sponsors, donors and individuals who have made contributions to our program this year.
Your support has enabled a very successful year that included an increase in web site visitors, page views, resume postings, job postings, consortium membership and social media followers (Twitter and Linked In). Sixty-four AbilityLinks job seekers finding employment, 6 pairs of mentors and job seekers completing our online mentoring program and two highly successful virtual job fairs round out this year’s top highlights.
Next year AbilityLinks.org will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary and with your continuing support and involvement, it is shaping up to another great year! If you haven’t joined AbilityLinks and considered a sponsorship or contribution opportunity yet, please take some time to learn more.
Featured Staff Person
This month I would like you to learn more about AbilityLinks Information and Referral Counselor, Bill O’Connor. After a stroke left him unemployed he went through a challenging job search filled with rejection. His persistence under difficult circumstances led to an opportunity to rebuild his life and career in a new and meaningful way. Read more.
Featured Job Seeker
This candidate has an accounting, finance and administrative support background and is a credit analyst possessing a high degree of analytical and problem solving skills. She also has pricing analyst experience and excels in financial underwriting and customer service. Her industry experience includes the mortgage loan industry, beverage industry and data solutions. View her resume.
Omni Chicago Hotel is our first featured employer this month. They have a number of current openings posted on AbilityLinks including stationary engineer, bell person, security officer and coffee cart attendant. Click on each job title to learn more and send your AbilityLinks resume.
Paychex is our second featured employer this month and they are recruiting for an accounts payable manager in a northern suburb of Chicago. Click on the job title to view the Ad and apply online. If you apply, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Pepsi Promotes Disability Diversity during Super Bowl Commercial
In case you missed it, please view this thought provoking commercial from a past super bowl and was produced as part of Pepsi’s effort to support diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities.
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AbilityLinks Program Director
AbilityLinks is a program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital