March 7, 2018
Top Corporations seek to Recruit Disability Talent

USBLN connects talent with disabilities with top corporations through innovative Virtual Career Event

Washington D.C., March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Through the Virtual Career Event organized by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), top corporations are recruiting talent with disabilities who have a minimum of two years of work experience in STEM, finance or business. Participating companies include: 3M, Amazon, Bank of America, Boston Scientific, Comcast NBC Universal, DuPont, Facebook, General Motors, Grainger, MasterCard, McKesson, Pacific Gas & Electric, and TD Bank.

“Companies are realizing the untapped potential of talent with disabilities,” said Jill Houghton, President and CEO of USBLN. “Our goal is to close the unemployment rate of people with disabilities, and we can’t get there with business as usual. Innovative approaches like a virtual career event is what’s needed to reach the next generation of talent.”

Participating companies are specifically seeking talent with disabilities for the following open positions:

  • Accountant, Payroll and Employee Benefits
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Quality Engineering
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Senior Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Plus, many other positions in the STEM, finance and business fields.

Apply to Participate by April 5th, 2018:

Candidates should have at least two years of experience, and a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree to be considered for participation in the Virtual Career Event. Early career and experienced candidates with disabilities are also encouraged to participate.

The Virtual Career Event will take place on Friday, April 20th 2018 at 12 noon to 2:00pm Eastern Time. Find updates on the Virtual Career Event on the USBLN website or by hashtag search #RecruitDisabilityTalent.

The Virtual Career Event is organized with help from Bender Consulting Services and CareerEco. Participants only need reliable high-speed internet connection. Candidates will first apply to participate in the Virtual Career Event. Selected candidates will receive notice and will then formally register in the Virtual Career Event. From there, participating companies will invite candidates to virtual “informational meetings” to discuss the open position(s) and answer questions.

For more information, please visit the website: or email:

About the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®)

USBLN (US Business Leadership Network) unites business around disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace. USBLN has more than 130 corporate partners spanning the technology, healthcare, financial, transportation, entertainment, and retail industries. USBLN serves as a collective voice of nearly 50 Business Leadership Network Affiliates across the United States, representing over 5,000 businesses. USBLN has various nationally recognized tools and programs, such as the Disability Equality Index and the leading disability-owned business enterprise (DOBE) certification program, to bridge inclusive companies with people and organizations within the disability community.


Original Press Release:

More from USBLN

February 13, 2018
Preserve the ADA
We cannot roll back the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) that amended the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 “provides a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.” The USBLN strongly supports the goals of the ADA to ensure equality of […] [Read More]

January 31, 2018
Read the 2017 USBLN Annual Report
THANK YOU to our corporate partners, strategic alliances, board members, disability-owned businesses, students and recent graduates, local USBLN Affiliates and allies. Together we have achieved so much in 2017. Disability inclusion is a journey for all of us. For now, let's acknowledge the advancements we've made in 2017. [Read More]

January 26, 2018
USBLN Now Offers New Two-Year Certification for Disability-Owned Businesses
The USBLN recently launched a 2-year certification for all disability-owned business owners. The USBLN’s decision to expand its nationally recognized certification from one year to two provides a greater value to disability business owners. [Read More]

January 8, 2018
These Diversity & Inclusion influencers recommend your company use the Disability Equality Index…here’s why.
USBLN asked corporate partners and strategic alliances: “Why should a corporation take the DEI?” The responses flooded in. From Ed Mackey, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Boston Scientific to Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., we heard why the DEI is important to their efforts and why your company should register too. [Read More]

January 3, 2018
Top Reasons to Register for the 2018 Disability Equality Index (DEI) Survey
Participating in the DEI will leave your organization walking away with new ideas, new insights, and new methodologies to help take disability inclusion to the next level. [Read More]