VR Nevada helps Office Depot hire qualified associates

VR Nevada helped Office Depot General Manager, Misty Ashton, fulfill her hiring needs. VR Nevada made the process very easy, by screening the candidates, finding the best fits, and training associates. Misty says that Office Depot employees with disabilities are reliable and dedicated, and have excellent attendance records, lower attrition rates and higher safety ratings than other employees. In fact, they’ve set an example for all associates at Office Depot.

Get the facts on employment rates for individuals with disabilities

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shares that people with disabilities only have a 19.1% rate of employment, despite their ability to perform the job. We can help increase your education, provide assisted technology and offer moral support. Contact VR Nevada at 775-284-9645 in Northern Nevada and 702-486-3329 in Southern Nevada.

VR Nevada provides job and college readiness for recent high school grads

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, encourages recent high school graduates with disabilities to make the most of their future by taking advantage of our services. VR Nevada can help you get a job or prepare for college in the Fall.

VR Nevada helped Gustavo and Andrea get jobs at Office Depot

Gustavo, born deaf, had struggled to find employment for years. Then, VR Nevada helped Gustavo find a job that suited his unique interests and abilities. After being hired by Office Max, he’s excelled at every job duty assigned. Two years later, Gustavo still loves his job and is now inspiring others to work hard and do the same. If you’re thinking about hiring people with disabilities, call VR Nevada at 775-284-9645 (north) or 702-486-3329 (south).

Cody Robinson Success Story

Cody Robinson graduated from Churchill County High School in June 2014 and returned to school the following year to work on academics he felt he needed to improve under his Individualized Education Program (IEP). While attending school, he began to work with Expanding Life, a job placement agency in Reno. When Cody came to the…

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Mental Health Awareness Month Message from Mechelle Merrill

In recognition of National Prevention Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shows support for SAMHSA’s “I Choose” Project which helps empower individuals with mental health conditions. VR Nevada “chooses” to raise awareness and helps people with disabilities receive the help they deserve. Learn how VR Nevada can help your business hire a qualified employee.

PTSD Message from Mechelle Merrill VR Nevada

n recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month, Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, recognizes how Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects individuals and families.

VR Nevada and DETR help heroes fight unemployment

Frank Woodbeck, Director for Nevada’s Department of Employment Training & Rehabilitation (DETR), shares how those with physical and mental disabilities are heroes fighting against a formidable villain…Unemployment. Learn how VR Nevada helps disabled individuals fight for meaningful employment and how your business can benefit from these talented heroes.

VR Nevada helps Bureau of Reclamation to find a qualified employee

When the Deputy Regional Director of the Bureau of Reclamation was looking for an executive assistant, she worked with VR Nevada and found an ideal candidate for the position. See why Corey is described as an exceptional employee and why it makes good business sense to hire employees with disabilities.

Springtime Message from Mechelle Merrill

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, encourages business owners to embrace the spirit of Spring and new beginnings. As you start a new business, launch a new product, or need to hire new people, VR Nevada can help meet your staffing needs with a talented workforce and a variety of employment services, such as client screening, job matching and training.

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