Virtual Assistants: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana

  Since virtual assistants have become popular, this article will focus on three of them: Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana. Alexa is available in a variety of products. According to this 2019 article from The Verge, Alexa was available, at time the article was written,  in a variety of smart speakers, as well… Continue reading Virtual Assistants: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Microsoft Cortana

Workplace Accommodation Examples and Resources

It is worth noting that disability-related workplace accommodations are unique to each job applicant or employees . As this article about workplace accommodations from the U.S. Department of Labor points out, an accommodation for one person with a disability might not accommodate someone else with the same disability. Examples of workplace accommodations referenced in the… Continue reading Workplace Accommodation Examples and Resources

Disability Disclosure and Reasonable Accommodations

Since disability disclosure on-the-job can seem confusing, the purpose of this article is to provide some clarity. According to the introduction section of this article from the Job Accommodation Network about disability disclosure, whether to disclose a disability to an employer or not is the decision of a person who has a disability. The article… Continue reading Disability Disclosure and Reasonable Accommodations