The Galt Foundation Blog

  • A Guide to Disclosing Your Disability to Employers

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    For individuals with disabilities, the decision to disclose a disability during the employment process is one of the most important decisions to make. With concerns about discrimination, it can be difficult to know if, when, or how to disclose your disability to an employer. Galt Foundation has come up with this guide to help individuals with disabilities navigate this process.

  • Get to Know Galt Foundation

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    Wondering what it's like to work with Galt Foundation? Or how the hiring process works? In this blog post, learn more about who we are, what makes us different from other staffing agencies, and why we’re proud to be one of the world's largest employers of people with disabilities.

  • Important Notice: We’ve Updated Our Client and Field Staff Employee System

    Galt Foundation has upgraded our time entry, time approval, billing, and employee system.

  • Tips & Resources: Job Hunting as a Person with a Disability

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    Finding employment always comes with challenges. At Galt Foundation, we work to make the process easier – and can offer a few tips and resources, too. Keep reading for guidance on how to undertake a successful search for employment, plus some helpful links, all specifically tailored to job seekers with disabilities.

     

  • Leading By Example: The Department of Transportation’s Road to Inclusion

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    In the first installment of our “Leading by Example” blog series, Galt Foundation shines a spotlight on the Department of Transportation’s efforts to make public transportation more accessible for individuals with disabilities, and how this can positively impact employment.

     

  • Mental Health Awareness Month: How to Create a Healthy, Inclusive Workplace

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    Employees with mental health issues encompass a significant segment of the workforce – and perhaps your own workplace. Some staff may require accommodations to maintain their peak performance. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, Galt Foundation gives an overview of how businesses can accommodate employees with mental health conditions.

     

  • Build a More Diverse & Inclusive Workforce with Employees with Developmental Disabilities

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    As a staffing agency that provides, promotes, and expands employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, Galt Foundation seeks to raise awareness regarding the pervasive issue of unemployment for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and offer valuable tips for organizations looking to diversify their workforce.

     

  • Galt Blog - Glaucoma Awareness Month: The Silent Thief of Sight

    Glaucoma Awareness Month: The Silent Thief of Sight

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    With January being National Glaucoma Awareness Month in the United States, Galt Foundation seeks to raise awareness regarding the importance of regular eye exams for early detection of glaucoma. Known as the “silent thief of sight,” it can occur at any age and its effects are irreversible.

     

  • Braille Literacy Month: Raising Awareness About Braille Literacy and Vision Impairments

    Braille Literacy Month: Raising Awareness About Braille Literacy and Vision Impairments

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    January marks Braille Literacy Month, with January 4th being World Braille Day. To commemorate this occasion, Galt Foundation would like to raise awareness for Braille and Braille literacy, as well as share different ways that employers can provide support in the workplace for employees with blindness or vision impairments.

  • Promoting Mental Health Awareness During the Holidays

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    With the holidays approaching, it is important to recognize that the festive season can be a stressful time for many people, especially this year. Employers need to support employees to ensure they stay mentally healthy this holiday season. To help, Galt Foundation provides five strategies for improving employees’ mental well-being at work, which will have positive effects on both your team and your organization.

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