Future of Work Podcast, Episode 18. Dan Nichols discusses how Candidit is using artificial intelligence to built a hiring platform based around inclusive talent competencies to reduce bias and better match employers to candidates with the specific skills they need. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start [...]
On January 17, the PEAT Think Tank held an in-person meeting with leadership from the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Based on an in-depth analysis of insights gathered at the meeting, PEAT has distilled a set of potential action steps that PEAT, DOL, and other organizations can use to prioritize [...]
If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what’s your pitch for why hiring people with disabilities is important to their company?
If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters?
What are some emerging workplace trends (and accompanying accessibility concerns) impacting people with disabilities?
What emerging workplace trends or technology do you think will have the biggest impact on people with disabilities in the next 5 years? What do you see as possible accessibility concerns or solutions related to these coming trends?
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 14. In this episode, Megan Lawrence and Laura Ruby discuss how and why Microsoft is partnering with the Smart Cities for All initiative to eliminate the digital divide for persons with disabilities in cities around the world. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works [...]
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 13. Neil Milliken, global head of accessibility and inclusion at Atos, discusses how apprenticeship programs are helping Atos quickly bring in new and more diverse talent with the in-demand accessible technology skills they need. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations [...]
The PEAT team recently joined thousands of technology industry executives, entrepreneurs, end users, government officials, educators, and others at the 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. As always, this yearly event offered keen explorations into technology’s potential to break down barriers for people with disabilities in workplaces, community life, and other settings. This year’s CSUN sessions highlighted [...]
This past summer, the inaugural Teach Access Study Away program brought together faculty, industry partners, and 26 students from four universities to explore the field of accessibility in Silicon Valley. The mission of Teach Access is to build a foundation of accessibility knowledge at the higher education level to ensure that current students gain the knowledge [...]
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 12. Jennifer Carlson, Executive Director of Apprenti, discusses how their program works with employers to quickly fill STEM positions with new and more diverse talent through inclusive apprenticeships. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are impacting people [...]