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AARP Workforce Assessment Tool 
http://www.aarpworkforceassessment.org/us/index.cfm
This free, confidential tool assists employers in assessing their current and future workplace needs, including understanding the impact of retiring workers, addressing skills shortages, and managing a multi-generations workforce.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities  
http://www.cosdonline.org
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities works with institutes of higher education and employers to increase employment readiness and opportunities for college students and graduates with disabilities. COSD holds an annual conference in November where employers can actively recruit college students with disabilities.

Cultivating Leadership: Mentoring Students with Disabilities 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/cfm.htm
This resource from the Office of Disability Employment Policy reviews key areas of mentoring and the benefits for employers and participants in mentoring programs.

Employment First Leadership Mentor Program 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/media/newsroom/employmentfirststates.htm
Four states (Washington, Oregon, Iowa, and Tennessee), will receive funding from the federal government to assist them to develop and implement their strategic plan and will have access to on-site, customized technical assistance from national subject-matter experts to help them achieve their goals. In addition the states will be able to discuss their progress with other states who are working in this area through regularly scheduled Community-of-Practice teleconference calls.

Entry Point 
http://ehrweb.aaas.org/entrypoint/
ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business. Employers who are interested in recruiting college interns with disabilities should contact Entry Point with their available opportunities.

Federal Workplace Mentoring Toolkit  
https://www.efedlink.org/allqual/fed-fwm.cfm
The Federal Workplace Mentoring Primer was developed for any federal government employee interested in learning the basics of workplace mentoring and how to apply them within the federal government. Readers will learn basic practices as well as some specific strategies, tools and activities for establishing formal mentoring relationships and programs within a federal government workplace.This primer was developed to promote the use of workplace mentoring as a strategy to increase the retention, job performance and career advancement of any employee in the federal workforce. To ensure that this tool adequately supports the inclusion, retention, job performance and career advancement of employees with disabilities, women and minorities, the primer includes information, considerations, and strategies to promote workplace diversity and inclusion.This primer is designed to complement the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's 2008 publication, Best Practices: Mentoring, which provides guidance to agencies for creating a business case for mentoring and outlines critical steps for developing and implementing a formal mentoring program.Developed by the Institute for Educational Leadership in partnership with the Cornell National Technical Assistance, Policy and Research Center for Employers on Employment of People with Disabilities, the primer was created as part of a federally funded grant from the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U. S. Department of Labor.

NCWD/Youth - "Youth in Action!" Tip Sheets for Young People 
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/youth-development
As part of their individual development, today's youth need to learn and understand how to take action for themselves as they transition into adulthood. In conjunction with the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor, NCWD/Youth has developed a series of "Youth in Action!" tip sheets aimed at helping youth learn and think about important transition issues. Tip sheets include: Becoming a Stronger Self-Advocate; Leading Your Transition Planning; Learning Disability History; Getting Involved in Volunteering.

Partnership for Workplace Mental Health: Employer Case Examples  
http://www.workplacementalhealth.org/Pages/EmployerInnovations/Search.aspx
The Employer Case Examples database facilitates the sharing of successful employer practices in key areas of mental health. Employers can identify ways to advance mental health at their organizations and share their own stories.

Paving the Way to Work: A Guide to Career-Focused Mentoring 
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/paving-the-way-to-work
This document provides guidance for individuals designing mentoring programs for youth, including youth with disabilities.

Personal Assistance Services On The Job 
http://www.ncwd-youth.info/information-brief-06
This information brief provides information on personal assistance services for youth with disabilities that are available under the Workforce Investment Act. These services can be included as part of an employer's reasonable accommodations process and may financed through health insurance plans, medical spending accounts or publicly available funding.

Reverse Mentoring Cracks Workplace 
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203764804577060051461094004.html
In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management with younger employees in a practice known as reverse mentoring.

Skills to Pay the Bills video vignettes 
http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/20121015-softskills/
The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently released a series of Skills to Pay the Bills video vignettes that illustrate, in a lighthearted way, six key characteristics of effective employees: communication, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, and professionalism. By incorporating these short, free videos into new employee orientation or other training programs, employers can help young people better understand the attributes they need to fulfill their current job and carry into the future for career and personal success.

Supervision through Mentorship: Accessible Supervision of Employees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
http://www.communityinclusion.org/article.php?article_id=360
This brief from the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) provides successful, concrete strategies for how to mentor and support professional growth of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

The Federal Workplace Mentoring Primer 
http://askearn.org/fed-fwm.cfm
The Federal Workplace Mentoring Primer was developed for any federal government employee interested in learning the basics of workplace mentoring and how to apply them within the federal government. This primer was developed to promote the use of workplace mentoring as a strategy to increase the retention, job performance and career advancement of any employee in the federal workforce.

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