Leading employers are implementing disability employment initiatives in a race to acquire the best talent. NOD has partnered with the world’s leading brands to provide the necessary expertise and resources to enhance the speed and success of their employment initiatives.
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Feb 22, 2019

4 Ways to Expand Inclusion of People with Disabilities

“The most immediate challenge for many companies looking to advance disability inclusion is knowing where to start,” said Felicia Nurmsen, Managing Director of Employer Services at NOD. “A good first step is to establish your baseline, so you can prioritize goals, strategically allocate resources, and track year-over-year progress. One tool is NOD’s Disability Employment Tracker, which offers essential data to benchmark your employment practices and performance against other companies.”


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May 31, 2018

Want Your Business to Succeed? Hire Moms. Hire Vets. Hire Boomers. Hire People With Disabilities. Here’s Why

NOD President Carol Glazer recommends that if a manager has a disability, he or she discuss it openly. “You can almost hear a sigh of relief go through the workforce when a senior leader discloses a disability,” she says.


Aug 2, 2017


OBJECTIVE Bring in talent with diverse perspectives to solve business challenges, using PwC’s disability inclusion data to develop customized recommendations. OUTCOME PwC’s leaders opted for the Disability Inclusion Accelerator™ to chart a path forward. PwC collaborated with NOD to understand the analysis of its Disability Employment Tracker™ results and built a high-level action plan to accelerate company-wide efforts […]


Jul 26, 2017

Lowe’s + NOD: Case Study

OBJECTIVE To provide assistance in recruiting and hiring people with disabilities at four of Lowe’s distribution centers and to provide training to Lowe’s staff, managers, and local partners. OUTCOME Lowe’s hired more than 150 new workers with disabilities in the first year, and an additional 250 workers in the following 18-month period. NOD provided training […]


May 1, 2017

REI + NOD: Case Study

  OBJECTIVE To recruit and employ people with disabilities to join the REI team at the state-of-the-art distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. REI is already known for creating a progressive work environment that is inclusive and respectful. Through their partnership with NOD, REI had a goal of building a workforce reflective of the community and […]


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