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PEAT asked Roxann Griffith of the Department of Labor Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training Services: 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? >>The pitch for hiring people with disabilities is seeing past what you normally stereotype as a disability. We have a lot of [...]

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Transcript: Nathan Cunningham Makes the Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities PEAT asked Nathan Cunningham, Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy: 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? >>So people with disabilities are definitely an integral part of a diverse workforce. If you think about appealing [...]

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Transcript: John Sullivan Makes the Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities PEAT asked John Sullivan of General Services Administration: 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? >>Extremely different perspectives. There's a lot of creativity that's caused by people having to overcome once sensory loss is there. You really [...]

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Transcript: Dana Marlowe Makes the Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities PEAT asked Dana Marlowe of Accessibility Partners LLC: 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? >>The massive untapped labor pool that comprises people with disabilities is huge and you don't want to miss out on that, because [...]

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Transcript: Ronald Johnson Makes the Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities PEAT asked Ronald Johnson of the Wireless Infrastructure Association: 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? >>I think these companies, the CEOs of these companies, because they are the chief executive officers, do have the authority, the [...]

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Transcript: Jennifer Sheehy Makes the Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities PEAT asked Jennifer Sheehy of the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy: 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? There's no better person, individual, or group of people than people with disabilities to bring into [...]

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