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    Vocational rehabilitation subject matter expert shares insight for HR professionals on the benefits of using employments specialists

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 30 percent of the 15.3 million Americans of working age (between ages 16 and 64) with disabilities participated in the workforce in 2018, compared with 74 percent of Americans without a disability. An Accenture analysis of the research suggests that shifting recruitment efforts to focus on disability inclusion would therefore provide companies with access to a new talent pool of more than 10.7 million people.

    • 18. November 2019
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    Q&A with PCG shareholder Kathy Fallon: Sharing insight on The Boston Club and women in leadership

    On November 7th, a group of women from PCG attended The Boston Club’s (TBC’s) Corporate Salute fundraising breakfast on the topic of “Focusing Forward: ReBuilding Trust in Corporate Leadership.” A PCG-sponsored organization, TBC is a community of executives and professionals invested in elevating women to leadership positions across all industries, guided by the belief that women’s leadership has a positive effect on business results, organizational success, and our communities.

    • 18. November 2019
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    PCG subject matter experts discuss technology implications of 2018 Farm Bill

    For public sector health and human services agencies, change is inevitable – whether it is driven by new legislation, administration turnover, or just continuous process improvement of government programs. One such change in legislation on PCG’s mind is the 2018 Farm Bill, passed by Congress and signed by the President in December 2018, which reauthorizes SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) through 2023.  

    • 13. November 2019
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    CCWIS Guidance for Public Sector Agencies: How to Ask for What You Need

    In her latest blog post on the current Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) landscape, Carole Hussey of Public Consulting Group digs into one of the biggest concerns that has been raised so far: the lack of innovation in the Requests for Procurement (RFPs) and ultimately the solutions that are being implemented.

    • 5. November 2019