TITLE

21st Century Workplace: Your Home!

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
PN;Apr2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Creating Opportunities by Recognizing Abilities (CORA) in the U.S. The company specializes in hiring people with disabilities, with thousands of employees across the U.S. CORA features its online jobs that provide an unconventional office environments along with training and a full complement of support.
ACCESSION #
36869745

 

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