Unlikely Allies

I recently interviewed an upwardly-mobile nurse whose ascent was halted when she suddenly became blind. After years of rehabilitation, education, numerous frustrating job interviews, and a couple of job that didn’t move her toward her wish of returning to the health care sector, she suddenly landed her dream job. “How did you land that job?”… Continue Reading Unlikely Allies

Best Face Forward

“Assuming competence from day one is a must if you want to retain talented disabled employees…” So said Nancy Doyle in a recent Forbes article entitled “Assume Competence: Neurodivergent Staff Don’t Need Kid Gloves.” This advice came to mind during a recent conversation between two visually-impaired people and a COO of an upcoming nonprofit organization. “How… Continue Reading Best Face Forward

VP of IT Operations Executive Search

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is conducting an executive search for the role of Vice-President of IT Operations for a technology company located in Raleigh, North Carolina. If you are interested in this position and your experience matches the qualifications described below, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Kristy.Schenderlein@blindit.org. I. JOB DESCRIPTION… Continue Reading VP of IT Operations Executive Search

Meet our Chief Connections Officer – Natalie Hess

On Saturday, BIT will be hosting its 5th Annual Dining in the Dark Gala fundraiser. Pulling off one of these fundraising galas is no small feat. So, who is the wizard behind BIT’s event? Natalie Hess, BIT’s Chief Connections Officer, thrives on organizing these types of events. “I enjoy getting people connected and drawing attention… Continue Reading Meet our Chief Connections Officer – Natalie Hess

BIT to Recognize OppenheimerFunds at Dining in the Dark 2018!

OppenheimerFunds and BIT have been hard at work creating a best-in-class diversity and inclusion program that can be scaled across the entire OppenheimerFunds organization. Read more in the full article on CSRwire, including comments by Andy Doyle, OppenheimerFunds’ Chief Human Resources Officer! Read the Full Article on CSRwire