Potential and Current Workers

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How do I figure out what kind of company I’d like to work for?

When looking at what kind of company you want to work for, see if the company is friendly to people with disabilities.  This is very important if you are planning to disclose your disability and/or ask for a reasonable accommodation. Disclosure is telling your employer about your disability, which they may not know about. Sometimes people tell their employer about their disability because they prefer that the employer know. Many times people disclose because they need an accommodation to level the playing field at work.  Accommodations are adjustments to the environment that may help overcome the effect of the disability. These allow people to do the good work they are able to do.

Disability-friendly businesses are companies that are committed to hiring and accommodating people with disabilities.  Check out the USBLN Disability Equality Index for more information on disability-friendly businesses.

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