Kyle has been an inventor since he was young, from building toys and contraptions, to programming. Now as a Senior Technology Consultant at EY he’s building things every day across automation, natural language processing and artificial intelligence.
High school student, Lucas, loves his part-time job at Meridian Meats & Seafood. Through Canucks Autism Network (CAN) and Ready, Willing, & Able (RWA), Lucas was able to access on-the-job supports at Meridian to help him increase his confidence and find success in his work.
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Presidents Group is delighted to work with Small Business BC and True Calling Media to spotlight Roop Johal’s story about working with an inclusive employer.
Adam Bishop, Manager of Talent Attraction at BC Transit, shares his story, tells us how BC Transit is committed to supporting job seekers with disabilities, and offers some great reflections on making BC Transit an even more inclusive workplace.
KPMG in Canada is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible workplace that has a sense of belonging for everyone. They are currently working with Specialisterne to recruit neurodiverse talent at KPMG in the Greater Vancouver region.
“When I joined ICBC, I felt it was important to me that my new team knew about my invisible disability. I conveyed to my new manager and team, where and when it was appropriate, how autism manifested in my day-to-day life.”
SAP Labs Vancouver set out with a mission to improve navigation around the office for those who are visually impaired.
Matthew works at SAP Labs Canada. Having completed the Autism at Work program, he has nothing but rave reviews of the experience.
BCAA is changing the way it talks about mental health and supporting team members to get real about how they feel—putting wellness first.
HSBC is leading the way in hiring and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce—which includes Patricia, the first totally blind HSBC employee in Canada.
London Drugs knows that customers want to see themselves represented in the organizations they do business with, and that a diverse workforce, inclusive of people with disabilities, is an important part of this.
Community Shuttle driver, Mike, is a 10-year veteran who works hard so people see that he’s capable as an Operator with a prosthetic leg.
Save On Meats, with the support of Open Door Group, provided meaningful job opportunities to longtime friends Brad and Randy, who both lived in poverty and previously faced barriers to employment.
Through the support of a disability employment service organization, Calvin was hired for a role with ICBC, contributing to the success of his team.
“Recovery is a two way street. BC Hydro offered me support. But then I worked hard. And as I put in more, so did they.”
I could immediately tell EY was different. They talked about their business, but it was clear their unique differentiator was how diverse and inclusive they were.
“My depression was so acute I tried to resign as a partner at KPMG. Eleven years later, I became the firm’s first ever chief mental health officer.”
Elyse Henderson has Autism Spectrum Disorder. Through the WorkAble Intern program, she worked at Service BC as a Project Support Intern.
When Mehrnoush struggled to land a job with a disability impacting her speech, a VP at CI Employment remembered her skills from job training.