Workforce Development

Business Roundtable Report: Employer Engagement in Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

The Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) conducted a series of roundtable discussions with business and industry leaders in 2015 and 2016. These roundtable discussions focused on employment in four high-demand business areas in the following sectors: Federal contracting, banking/finance, health care, and information technology (IT).

Meeting OFCCP Guidelines for Hiring People with Disabilities: Makes for a Better Business Culture

Meeting OFCCP Guidelines for Hiring People with Disabilities: Makes for a Better Business Culture

By Shelia Newman, President

New Editions was named a “2014 Top Workplace” in the Washington Post last month. Washingtonian magazine named New Editions Consulting, Inc. one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2013.

New Options New Mexico

New Editions provided program management, through a subcontract through Monster Government Solutions, for New Options New Mexico – a pilot program to increase the aptitudes, employability and employment rate of young people in New Mexico. Innovate+Educate received a multi-million dollar grant from the W.K Kellogg Foundation to unite local industry, nonprofits and community colleges together in a cyber-based pilot initiative to help young people in New Mexico find employment and advance their careers.

Program Management of the Disaster Reservist Recruitment Career Hub and Sourcing and Advertising Initiative

Through a subcontract with Monster Government Solutions, New Editions provided program management for the development of a career site and advertising campaign to attract and manage candidates applying for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster reservist positions.

Support for National Council on Disability (NCD) National Disability Summit on Disability Policy 2010

For the NCD, New Editions provided research and meeting planning support services for the National Disability Summit on Disability Policy 2010. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and brought together over 400 stakeholders from across the country to provide input for a new policy agenda. In preparation for this meeting, our team of researchers prepared 10 working papers identifying significant policy accomplishments and emerging issues and challenges for each topic area.