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11 Incredible Reasons Why Having Friends At Work Is Important

September 24th, 2014


  This Infographic explains the benefits of working with friends and how to make friends at work. This data proves that working with friends (or people your trust) reduces stress, and it makes work much more fun! This infographic was crafted with love by Officevibe, the employee engagement software that helps companies improve their […]


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CVS Pharmacy Recognized for Participation in Transition Program

May 22nd, 2014


      Stand Up, Inc. recognizes CVS Pharmacy of Amherst for their participation in the Student Transition Employment Program (STEP) with Amherst County Public Schools and Stand Up, Inc. CVS provided a group of  5 students the opportunity to work an 8 week internship, 3 days a week during the 2013-2014 […]


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Supported Employment In Southwest Virginia

March 4th, 2014


    Stand Up, Inc. began offering supported employment in Southwest Virginia at the beginning of February 2014. Stand Up is  a service provider for the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and will be working with their offices in Wytheville, Marion and Galax. Stand Up will be expanding […]


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Transition Services For Students With Disabilities

March 25th, 2013


      Effective transition services for students with disabilities are essential for their success in the workplace after high school. Virginia supported employment provider Stand Up, Inc. has developed a curriculum that has been adopted in many Virginia school systems which makes the difficult transition from school to work […]


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Businesses Partner With Local Schools to Produce Employees of the Future

March 8th, 2013


  The STEP Program (Student Transition Employment Program) is a partnership between local city or county high schools and community businesses. It is designed to aid participants in learning the necessary skills to become successful in a competitive workplace environment. Through various classroom and hands-on learning experiences, the students will […]


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Valuable Tips For A Good Interview

January 28th, 2013


  Having spent days, weeks, or perhaps many months searching for the ideal job you’ll want to feel self-confident when an employer calls you in for a job interview. You will only have a few moments to sell your skills, experiences, and attitude to the company. Keep in mind these […]


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Should You Use a Skills Resume Format?

January 16th, 2013


  Resumes are marketing tools which present the important points that men and women would like to show a prospective employer, so when working on your resume, customize it towards the job that you are applying by focusing on your skills, qualifications, and achievements for the job qualifications or requirements. […]


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How To Find Jobs In Virginia

January 7th, 2013


  To find jobs in Virginia in today’s job market you need to be proactive. Making use of all of your resources and following up on applications is vital. At Stand Up, Inc. we’re about more than simply helping people find job opportunities. Our agency assists people who have significant […]


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Disability Friendly Employers Are Making The Difference

January 2nd, 2013


  For those who have disabilities, employment doesn’t just have an economic value, but a significant social and psychological benefit as well. Disability Friendly Employers are making a difference in their communities by providing opportunity to these individuals who have the goal to obtain meaningful employment. Virginia Supported Employment provider […]


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What Is A Reasonable Accommodation?

December 26th, 2012


For most of us, going to work is among the ways we define ourselves.  The same holds true for people with disabilities. They would like to work, and make contributions to society too. Generally, disabilities will not have an affect on the work they do or prevent them from becoming great […]


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