Employers

“Individuals with disabilities are excellent contributors to the workforce, employers who take a chance, quickly learn they gain a dedicated employee willing to do what is necessary to be successful.” Davina Douthard, CEO, Polishing The Professional.

Employers... it's time to stop talking about it, and be about it! Join Polishing The Professional and Take the pledge and take action! Hire a worker with a disability. Polishing The Professional can help you identify a qualified employee with a disability.

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Employees with Disabilities

Unemployment is high for most Americans. However, individuals with disabilities who want to work and can work make up the majority of the under-employed and unemployed. 82% of individuals with a disability are unemployed, compared to 36% non-disabled. In contrast, the employment-population ratio for those without a disability was 64.0 percent, a 47% difference.

If you are an individual with a disability, and need assistance finding work. Polishing The Professional can help!

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Supporters

Whether a relative, a friend or someone you know has a disability, support them in finding work. Giving the gift of helping others, it the best gift of all and it last longer than any material possession.

Polishing The Professional has helped thousands of disabled as well as non-disabled individuals achieve success in the workforce since 1991. Stand with us. Take the pledge and take action to make a difference in someone's life.

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Blog

Nicole Kennedy “What NDEAM means to me”

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month is important to me because it reminds me that no obstacle is to big to overcome and that repetition is the recipe for success. Throughout my tenure working with individuals with disabilities there’s not a day that goes by that I’m not reminded  of a great quote ”

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