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Bobby Dodd Institute and J & B Medical Partnership Expansion

Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI) has expanded its call center for J & B Medical Supply and has relocated operations to a larger space in College Park, Ga. BDI operates a 53-agent call center for J&B Medical Supply, one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world. 

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12/7/2017

 

 Client Profile: Wanda

“My favorite part of my job is being able to work with others and watch them get more confident in what they’re doing."

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10/6/2017

 

 Client Profile: Vickie

“I like to clean and be around other people while doing the job. I consider it easy! I just know what to do and make sure everything is clean. I teach some of the people who come onto work with me how to do what they’re supposed to do. The trainings at BDI really helped me with that.”

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09/29/2017

 

 Client Profile: Julvonnia

Julvonnia's grief fueled her to move to Atlanta, and through the support she received during her time at BDI, she started on a journey that has changed her life. 

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09/27/2017

 

Client Profile: Gayla

Of her experience at BDI, Gayla says, “They made me realize that I didn’t have to listen to the people who told me I wouldn’t be able to work again; I don’t have to listen to what other people say. I just go out there and try for myself.”

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06/23/2017

 

Annette Andrews, 2017 Employee of the Year, Heads to Capitol Hill on a Self-Advocacy Journey

Annette, her daughter Stephanie, and BDI leadership Larry Gluth (CEO) and Lisa Kennedy (Chief Development Officer) head to Washington, D.C. for a week of meetings with representatives to discuss the importance of people with disabilities in the workforce.

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06/21/2017

 

Bobby Dodd Institute recognized at both state and national levels for helping veterans transition to the civilian workforce.

SourceAmerica, an organization that creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities through a national network of nonprofit agencies, and the American Legion, Georgia Department recognizes BDI for its outstanding outreach and support in recruiting, hiring, and training veterans with disabilities.

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05/16/2017

 

BDI Job Candidates are Motivated on Mondays!

A little while ago, we shared a story about Steve Tidwell, facilities manager at Cox Automotive, and Eric Walker, a former BDI job candidate. This Monday, we’d like to share a story about another Cox Automotive-BDI superstar, Joseph De Carlo...

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05/08/2017

 

The Value of Employees with Disabilities

When you recruit through BDI, you change the life of a person with a disability. You also gain a dedicated, passionate employee.

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04/21/2017

 

BDI Honors Companies and Organizations that Break Down Barriers for People with Disabilities
BDI recognized Pollo Tropical, Prosthetic Hope International, and Annette Andrews at Breakfast with Champions.

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03/28/2017

 

Client Profile: Aedrian
“Aedrian’s goal was to become an assistant store manager, and I saw every day how he put in that extra effort.”

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03/28/2017

 

Client Profile: Janis
"Thanks to my training and the support of my employment specialist, I felt confident."

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12/08/16

 

BDI Receives $5,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation
"BDI is grateful to The UPS Foundation for its shared commitment to creating opportunities for all Georgians to participate in the workforce and thrive."

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12/07/2016

 

Client Profile: Trevor
"At BDI, I gained confidence and learned about integrity. I don't let my disability hold me back."

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11/10/2016

 

Client Profile: Jacqueline
“I created a vision board with my goals. Thanks to my job at BDI, I’ve accomplished all of them.”

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10/13/16

 

Working Together to Create Jobs
“A lot of people talk about financial capital or intellectual capital, but human capital is an absolute critical pillar to building a world-class company. Working with BDE, we’ve been able to overcome many of our obstacles to finding world-class people.”

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10/06/16

 

Working Together to Equip Job Seekers with In-Demand Skills
“We choose to hire BDI’s logistics training academy graduates not only to support the work that BDI does, but because the graduates arrive with a detailed understanding of logistical operations as a whole."

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09/28/16

Ability One Georgia Enterprises United Way