Beverly Riddick

You Have the Job Skills, But…You Are Still Overlooked?

November 15, 2017

By Beverly Riddick, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Picture this: You’ve just nailed the interview. The affable ‘Gen X’ hiring manager is walking you out to the elevator. Suddenly she stops, looks around the open-plan office layout and then turns to you: “Do you think you will fit in here?”   Ordinarily, this question would […]

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Beverly Riddick

Inclusion Drives Innovation: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 17, 2017

Did you know that Richard Branson, Harry Belafonte, Charles Schwab and Barbara Corcoran are all dyslexic? Scientist Stephen Hawking, billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Governor Greg Abbott are all mobility impaired. Singer Selena Gomez has Lupus and Shark Tank’s Desmond James is hearing impaired. Harriett Tubman had Epilepsy while Painter Frieda Kahlo had polio. Arthur Young, […]

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Beverly Riddick

Increasing Awareness and Changing Perceptions: The Changing Face of Manufacturing

September 25, 2017

By Beverly Riddick, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Manufacturing Day is right around the corner – Friday, October 6, 2017  – and there are 1,724 events and counting scheduled nationwide. MFG Day originated in 2012 with the aim to inspire the next generation of manufacturers and celebrate advanced manufacturing. Manufacturing has long been the bedrock […]

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Beverly Riddick

Join us at RTWBC’s September Convening

September 6, 2017

If your business needs people with specific skills, be open to hiring people with disabilities. They may have just the talent you need.

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Beverly Riddick

U.S. Bank Steps Up: An Interview with Richard Harris about U.S. Bank and STEP-UP Achieve’s youth employment program

August 10, 2017

If your business needs people with specific skills, be open to hiring people with disabilities. They may have just the talent you need.

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