"People with disabilities that I have hired are motivational, dependable, and an inspiration to the rest of my staff. It is the best business decision I've ever made." -Jim Click
Tucson Business leader, Jim Click, had a unique idea. His vision was to gather the often-overlooked resources of the city's workers with disabilties into a central location, then make their wealth of skills and initiative readily available to the business community.
He shared his dream with Dr. Ruth Mondschein, a pioneer in employment, training, and arts for people with disabilities. Together they began the process of unifying the efforts of Tucson's employers and agencies.
Fast forward to today and Linkages has been around for 20 years and most of our work in 'linking' employers to great talent is done through our job board. We have also expanded our mission to include 'linking' veterans, specifically Wounded Warriors to employers.
Individuals with disabilities have more than double the unemployment rate of those without disabilities. According to the Department of Labor- https://www.dol.gov/odep/
If you identify as an individual with a disability or as a wounded warrior and you are looking for work, let us be an extension of your network. Make a free profile to search current openings with our partner employers and allow them to view your resume. We want to be part of your job search success!