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Ableprofessionals: A recruiting and accommodation service for Atlanta employers

  • J. Hunter Ramseur
  • Lee S. Gardner
  • Darcy S. Painter
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 860)

Abstract

In the 1990s and beyond, businesses face increasing demands for a competitive edge in the global marketplace. Nations also face similar global economic pressures. It is clear that effective, efficient use of human and technological resources are key factors for national economic survival as we enter the next millennium. One measure of human resource efficiency in a society is the percentage of its members who contribute to the economy. The society's technological resources, in the form of accessible computer tools integrated into the workplace, can enable the contribution of a larger percentage of its members. This paper presents a business being started in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, that assists corporations in hiring people with disabilities by offering to locate and recruit quality candidates and provide complete, cost effective accommodation service including design, and installation of office technology to enable them to be effectively employed.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hunter Ramseur
    • 1
  • Lee S. Gardner
    • 1
  • Darcy S. Painter
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Rehabilitation TechnologyGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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