Using Technology and New Media for Employment. Dinah F.B. Cohen, CAP Director Derek Shields, CAP Program Manager CSUN Conference February 27, 2013. Real Solutions for Real Needs. CAP Mission
Dinah F.B. Cohen, CAP Director
Derek Shields, CAP Program Manager
CSUN ConferenceFebruary 27, 2013
To provide assistive technology and accommodations to ensure people with disabilities and wounded Service members have equal access to the information environment and opportunities in the Department of Defense and throughout the Federal government
Provides needs assessments, assistive technology, and support services free of charge to federal employees with disabilities and wounded Service members.
Support employees throughout the employment lifecycle, including recruitment, placement, promotion and retention.
Over 120,000 accommodations
Fiscal Year 2012CAP Accommodations Profile
Wounded Service Members 5,504
Total Customers 11,424
Source: USA Today / Pew Research 1/29/10
Social Media is a form of electronic communication (a website for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages and other content (such as videos).
Two-thirds ofthe global Internet population visit social networks.
Guidance is likely provided by your organization! Check it out before starting new initiatives!
Over 1 billion users
Facebook is a popular social networking tool that allows users to create a personal profile, add other users as friends, exchange messages and share information and media.
340 million Tweets each day
Twitter is a real time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting through small bursts of information called Tweets (limited to 140 characters).
Over 4 billion views per day
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
200 million users - 50% have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher
LinkedIn in the world’s largest professional network. LinkedIn connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
eFedLink is designed to support all federal managers and human resources personnel, to advance the hiring and advancement of persons with disabilities in the federal government.
bitly is a utility that allows users to shorten a long URL, share it, and then track the resulting usage.
Accessibility of Twitter
Accessibility of LinkedIn
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