A huge, untapped workforce is waiting.

Chances are, you know someone with a disability. And chances are, that person wants to work. 
‘Ability for Hire’ is about changing perceptions. It’s about seeing the ability in a person instead of the disability. When you do, the possibilities are endless. Share this message with someone you know today.

South Dakota & Dennis Daugaard take a stand!

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard's Employment First Initiative was inspired by his involvement with the National Governors Association (NGA).

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Interviewing Appropriately: A Business’ Guide to Prospecting People with Disabilities

October 10, 2016

If you’ve decided to begin taking advantage of a hugely untapped workforce and interview people with disabilities for your open positions, good for you! The important thing to remember, though, is that the interview process should really be no different than any other prospecting interview.

Keep the following in mind when interviewing a person with a disability.

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Winner of outstanding employee with a disability smiles and shakes hands with South Dakota Governor Daugaard

In the News: Governor Honors South Dakota “Employee with a Disability”

October 04, 2016

With the highest employment rate for people with disabilities among all states, South Dakota recently showed just how appreciative it is of its hardworking citizens.

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard gathered a group in the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre on Sept. 13 for a ceremony to honor South Dakotans with disabilities for their outstanding achievements.

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Your Right to Employment: Kicking Off Your Job Search

September 12, 2016

So you’re ready to join the workforce…

Kicking off a new job search when you have a disability might seem like an impossible task at times.  It doesn’t need to be (nor should it be) any more difficult to land your ideal position – you just need to be aware of the support system you have at your disposal.

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