Category Archives for "Virginia Supported Employment"

Mar 25

Transition Services For Students With Disabilities

By Stand Up, Inc. | Transition Services

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 much easier.Stand Up calls it’s program STEP (Student Transition Employment Program.) It is a partnership […]

Mar 08

Businesses Partner With Local Schools to Produce Employees of the Future

By Stand Up, Inc. | Transition Services

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 leave the program having learned valuable social […]

Jan 28

Valuable Tips For A Good Interview

By Stand Up, Inc. | Find Jobs In Virginia

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 tips for a good interview and you could […]

Jan 07

How To Find Jobs In Virginia

By Stand Up, Inc. | Find Jobs In Virginia

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 disabilities find jobs that suit their […]

Jan 02

Disability Friendly Employers Are Making The Difference

By Stand Up, Inc. | Business Development

 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 Stand Up, Inc. effectively advocates for job […]

Dec 26

What Is A Reasonable Accommodation?

By Stand Up, Inc. | Virginia Supported Employment

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 employees. Particularly if accommodations can be […]