About employU

We feel there are a few key elements that are required for success.

Communication

Whether you are a customer, a business partner or an agency partner we stress the importance of ensuring that our team is communicating properly on a consistent basis.

Relationships


Relationship building is vital to our success and everyone we serve is important. We truly appreciate each participant that goes along with us on this journey and every connection we make brings us closer to our goals.

Passion


We take great pride in the people that make up employU. Our family has the passion that drives us to get up early and leave late. We live for the wins and we revel in overcoming the challenges. Our work stays in our minds throughout the days and the nights.

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Vocational Evaluation

Finding your abilities and planning for success

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Transition Youth Services

Building Bridges to a Brighter Tomorrow

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Adult Employment Services

Building Better Futures Through Employment

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A Few of Our Partners and Friends

Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the Workplace

A job isn’t just about the money, although that is one important aspect of employment. For most adults, self-esteem is directly linked to what they do in the workforce. Having a good job can make you feel like a contributing member of society. It decreases isolation and gives you a sense of responsibility. But finding a job can be challenging and frustrating, whether or not you’re on the autism spectrum. Dealing with autism can bring Continue reading

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A Vocational Rehabilitation Success Story

This is Douglas Walker one of Frank in Winter Haven clients. Think his story might have a few posts in it so excuse the length.

He was given the opportunity to work at Walmart in Apopka by Larry Dunn (General Manger). Larry is trying a new position at Walmart where they are going through a store remodel. As you can imagine many of the items are being moved around as shelves are re-arranged and moved Continue reading

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Does Graduating With Honors Still Matter?

As GPA’s rise, there is an increasing number of college graduates graduating with honors such as cum laude. An employer might encounter 20 or so applicants that have achieved this distinction. This distinction is now becoming less meaningful and colleges and universities are being forced to revisit this honor system.
 
There are a number of possible explanations that should be explored.
 
1. Students getting more savvy about cheating so they won’t get caught. Continue reading
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How hiring people with disabilities boosts your bottom line

“It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.” – Michael Corleone, “The Godfather.”

It’s a line from the classic 1972 mob movie, and variations are often said in real-life high-stakes financial transactions. But as it turns out, hiring people with disabilities is both personal and business, and it’s beneficial from both angles.

There is no question that many business owners, executives, and hiring managers will tell you that they want to hire people that best Continue reading

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