The Galt Foundation Blog

  • Meet Misty: Stepping out of the Box of Disability

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    Key Takeaways:

    In the latest installment of Galt Foundation’s “Success Stories” series, we highlight the journey of a determined job seeker with a visual impairment who refuses to be put in a box. Misty, who now works for the Oklahoma State Election Board, shares her journey with Galt Foundation.

  • Find Job Fairs in Your Area - August 2022

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    Key Takeaways:

    Job fairs are a great resource for job seekers. To make finding work easier, Galt Foundation compiles a list of job fairs each month. Check out this blog post to discover which job fairs are occurring in August.

  • The Importance of Accurate Representation with The Simpsons’ First-Ever Deaf Character

    Reading time: 5 minutes

     

    Key Takeaways:

    For the first time in the 30+ year history of The Simpsons, an episode featuring a Deaf character starring a Deaf voice actor was aired. While this is an important win for the Deaf community, it’s also a case study of how the media can accurately portray people with disabilities. Galt offers our take on what The Simpsons got right in terms of accurate representation.

  • Find Job Fairs in Your Area - July 2022

    Reading time: 3 minutes

     

    Key Takeaways:

    Which job fairs are occurring in July? Job fairs are a great resource for job seekers. To make finding work easier, Galt Foundation compiles a list of job fairs each month. Check out this blog post to discover which job fairs are occurring in July.

  • Workplace Accommodation Resources for Employees With Disabilities

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    Key Takeaways:

    If you're an employee with a disability, workplace accommodations can help you perform at your peak and make your work environment more comfortable and safe. Galt Foundation has compiled a comprehensive resource on workplace accommodations, including tips on how to ask for them.

  • Find Job Fairs in Your Area - June 2022

    Reading time: 3 minutes

     

    Key Takeaways:

    Which job fairs are occurring in June? Job fairs are a great resource for job seekers. To make finding them easier, Galt Foundation compiles a list each month. Check out this blog post to discover which job fairs are occurring in June.

  • Remote Work Tips for Employees with Disabilities

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    Key Takeaways:

    As many organizations shift to telework and hybrid workplaces, many employees with disabilities find themselves enjoying the perks that working from home offers. However, remote work also comes with its own set of challenges. Here are Galt Foundation's remote work tips for employees with disabilities to help you thrive at teleworking.

  • Find Job Fairs in Your Area - May 2022

    Reading time: 3 minutes

     

    Key Takeaways:

    Which job fairs are occurring in May? Job fairs are a great resource for job seekers. To make finding them easier, Galt Foundation compiles a list each month. Check out this blog to discover which job fairs are occurring in May.

  • The Importance of Advocacy in Making CODA, a Film Starring Deaf Actors

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    Oscar-winning CODA, a film about and starring Deaf people, is a monumental win for the Deaf community. However, the advocacy work that went on behind the scenes for accurate and meaningful representation may be even more impressive. Galt takes a look at the importance of advocacy in making CODA and what we can learn from it.

  • What's Different About Galt Foundation

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    It’s no secret that getting a job isn’t always a piece of cake. For people who find the employment process particularly challenging, including individuals with disabilities, staffing agencies can be a helpful service. The question is: Which agency is best for you? Here’s what sets Galt Foundation apart from the competition.

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