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Employment Matters is a documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk that explores the untapped market and huge potential of the intellectually disabled in the workplace. The film shows how businesses like CBI Health, Mammoet, The Organic Box, Bonton Bakery, Asher's Amazing Popcorn, The Whitemud Equine Centre and the City of Edmonton are leading the way with inclusive hiring. The documentary was originally made for CBC and was filmed in Alberta and British Columbia. It is now also airing on PBS.
We’re all differently abled. But for job seekers with diagnosed disabilities, identifying and making visible their strengths, their abilities, is especially important. This three-part series helps people with disabilities gain the confidence, awareness, search tools, and interview strategies necessary to take the job-hunting bull by the horns. From online resources that can pinpoint skills and interests…to organizations and Web sites that can clarify legal questions…to concrete advice on preparing a resume, completing an application, and sitting down face-to-face with a potential employer…this is an up-to-date guide to greater prosperity, empowerment, and productivity. Inspiring case studies and expert interviews are featured throughout. A Cambridge Educational/MotionMasters Coproduction. 3-part series, 23–28 minutes each.