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5 Ways to Engage and Attract Job Seekers with Disabilities

January 11, 2019

As businesses look ahead to 2019, human resources professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive hiring process and workplace culture should consider strategies that can bring more job seekers with disabilities on board. Want to read more about how your company can get started with this? Select the following link to read the blog that was completed by the Campaign for Disability Employment: https://www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org/blog/2019/01/5-ways-to-engage-and-attract-job-seekers-with-disabilities/

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Starbucks Has Opened Their First Deaf-Friendly Store in the U.S.

November 30, 2018

Earlier this year Starbucks opened its first deaf-friendly store in the U.S. in which employees are well-versed in American Sign Language, and is designed to better serve customers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Check out the article written by National Public Radio for further details on this: https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/07/20/630844472/starbucks-to-open-first-signing-store-in-the-u-s-to-serve-deaf-customers.

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October is Proclaimed as Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2018

Disability Employment Awareness Month

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota.

Through DEAM, the state aims to raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Presented

September 28, 2018

2018 Governor’s Awards Presented

Gov. Dennis Daugaard presented the 2018 Governor’s Awards on September 25th to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.

To read complete details on the Governor's Awards that were presented, select the following link to view it: http://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=23830.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

September 21, 2018

2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2018 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Sept. 25.

The event will be held in the Capitol Rotunda inside the South Dakota State Capitol Building located at 500 E. Capitol Ave. in Pierre starting at 10a.m. CDT.

A reception will follow at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo center located at 210 Verendrye Dr. in Ft. Pierre.

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