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Living with Depression: Creative Solutions for Work

In Employment Articles, Featured, Mental Health Resources, News by ERI Webmaster

An important part of living well with depression is to engage in as many regular daily activities as possible, including work.  For many, the satisfaction and security of work leads to positive self-esteem, and being part of a work team can create a sense of belonging. But. . . you may not feel positive or that you belong at work …

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Employment Support Specialist – Green Bay/Northeast Wisconsin Area

In Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is a statewide nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities. The Employment Support Specialist position assists an employee with disabilities (consumer) in learning the skills needed on-the-job. The goal is to facilitate the consumer’s learning and connections in the workplace and to promote the greatest level of independence and …

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Job Skills Employers Value

In Employment Articles, Featured, News by Priscilla MatthewsLeave a Comment

There are some skills that all employers – no matter what the job or industry – are looking for in their employees. These are the skills that will help you succeed on the job and move ahead in your career. Sometimes called “soft skills”, the skills employers value includes things like communication, attitude, responsibility, and willingness to learn. They’re sometimes …

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Attend! Disability Rights and Voting: A Briefing for Policymakers and Election Officials

In Advocacy, News by eri

As policymakers and election officials consider changes to Wisconsin voting laws and policies, it is important that they safeguard the rights of voters with disabilities including the current protections in federal and state law. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and co-sponsors invite you to join them for the Disability Rights and Voting: A Briefing for Policymakers and Election Officials event. …

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Job Coach – New Richmond, Wisconsin Area

In Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is a statewide nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities. The Job Coach position assists an employee with disabilities (consumer) in learning the skills needed on-the-job. The goal is to facilitate the consumer’s learning and connections in the workplace and to promote the greatest level of independence and natural …

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Tax Deadline Extended to May 17, 2021

In Featured, Financial Resources, News, Tax Resources by eri

The new deadline to file federal and state taxes is May 17, 2021. Your taxes may be more complicated this year because of COVID-19 in 2020. You may have had unemployment income and stimulus payments, and be affected by tax law changes in the recent $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. The new tax deadline gives you extra time to gather …

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Job Opening – Youth Transition Coordinator – Dane County

In Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc., a Madison-based nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities, is seeking a Youth Transition Coordinator to work in Dane County with youth with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families as they prepare to transition from high school to community integrated employment. The Youth Transition Coordinator must be able to …

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Job Coach – Menomonie, Wisconsin Area

In Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) is a statewide nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities. The Job Coach position assists an employee with disabilities (consumer) in learning the skills needed on-the-job. The goal is to facilitate the consumer’s learning and connections in the workplace and to promote the greatest level of independence and natural …

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Working from Home? Grow Your Skills and Knowledge with Free Resources

In Blog, Employment Articles, Featured, News, Ticket to Work Articles by eri

In COVID-19 times, many of us dramatically changed the way we provide services, going from working in a physical office space to providing services remotely from our homes. For many, this change freed up some extra time to work on professional development and continuing education.  And, we saw many the people we serve look for ways to use their extra …

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Short on Money? It’s Time to Take Charge

In COVID-19, Featured, Financial Resources, News by eri

Does COVID-19 have you wondering how to meet your basic needs and still pay your bills? If so, you’re not alone. One-third of adults in Wisconsin said it was difficult to pay for usual household expenses in a recent U.S. Census survey. The anxiety you may be feeling is normal, especially if your employment or income has been affected by the …