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GettingHired's Upcoming Events

Virtual Career Fairs, Educational Webinars, Conferences, Speaking Engagements

GettingHired's Events

GettingHired.com is an employment resource specifically for individuals and veterans with disabilities. Facing an unemployment rate that is almost twice the national average, GettingHired seeks to improve employment opportunities for those individuals by connecting them to inclusive employers who are actively looking to diversify their workforce.

The market is changing and forward thinking companies are recognizing the immense value that employees with disabilities can add to their organizations. That culture shift, combined with recent regulatory changes for federal contractors, means there has never been a bigger demand for companies seeking to hire more individuals with disabilities.


What do we mean by 'disability'?

We use the definition of an individual with a disability set out in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): ‘a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.’ 

A major life activity includes, but is not limited to, caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:  • Blindness  • Autism  • Bipolar disorder  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) • Deafness  • Cerebral palsy  • Major depression • Obsessive compulsive disorder  • HIV/AIDS  • Cancer   • Multiple sclerosis (MS)  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair     • Diabetes • Epilepsy  • Schizophrenia • Muscular dystrophy • Intellectual disability  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs  


GettingHired's Job Seeker Webinars

We run a series of educational webinars to support job seekers with disabilities in their employment search. These are 45-60 mins once a month and feature disability employment leaders discussing a wide range of topics with practical tips to give you the tools to achieve your career goals.
Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to never miss a new one!


2017 Webinars

GettingHired hosted a webinar with Iron Mountain’s very own Bryce Tache, Director, Diversity and Inclusion & Patricia Kabongo, Manager Talent Acquisition.  The webinar took place on Tuesday, April 4th on Iron Mountain’s 7 keys to “Leading with Inclusion” from CEO level to the front line. Recording coming soon!

Iron Mountain Webinar Presenters


View Previous Webinars


2017 Events

GettingHired is attending DirectEmployers 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference in Indianapolis, IN on May 9-11, 2017. Register to meet the team here: https://goo.gl/iEng27.

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GettingHired's Online Career Fair Expos

GettingHired's Online Career Fairs

We offer FREE Online Career Fairs to all of our jobseekers!  These Online Career Fairs allow you to connect directly with recruiters & hiring managers at nationwide businesses, looking to hire people with disabilities. Our Online Career Fair platform is fully accessible and offers two easy ways to register:

  • Register with your LinkedIn Account
  • Fill out your information and upload your resume



Next Online Career Fair: May 16th 2017

GettingHired is hosting an Online Career Fair for people with disabilities on May 16th from 12:00pm-3:00pm EST. Register here today: https://goo.gl/dMGNqd


What should you do before a career fair?

  • Update your resume - Make sure your resume is up-to-date and make sure the information is correct in other locations, like LinkedIn.
  • Learn about the companies - Make sure you have reviewed the company profiles of the businesses attending and open positions, that you may be interested in. This will save you time.
  • Create a calendar reminder - Times may change depending on where you live. Make sure you don't miss out.
  • Pre-write some questions - Because the event is text chat based, save yourself some time and type out some questions, that can easily be cut and pasted during your chat to cut down on typing.