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WELCOME TO

JOB TALKS ACCESS 

We are building a community of inspirational accessibility champions who are accomplishing their professional and life goals. Their stories, opinions, and advice about today's workplaces aim to empower companies and decision-makers to make work more accessible for all of us.

EMPOWERED BY

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Job Talks Access Series

A new online series hosted by Paul VanderGriendt, a former pilot and flight instructor, who lost the use of his arms and legs in a devastating motor vehicle accident.

 

Needing to reset his lifestyle and goals, Paul is currently a research assistant and host for Job Talks Access, a student in Sport & Event Marketing at George Brown College, and a general problem-solver, innovator, and accessibility advocate.

Our Goals

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 Inform Employers 

Provide a clearer picture for employers of how persons with disabilities can fit well within their companies.

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 Inspire Career Growth 

Through our interview series, inspire persons with disabilities of all ages to aim high in their career goals.

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Develop Solutions 

With our partners, develop data-driven programs and toolkits to help persons with disabilities move toward greater job satisfaction.