Veterans With Disabilities

Those who have chosen to serve the United States in the armed forces have much more to give when their time in the military is over. Veterans are known to be some of the hardest working, most dedicated and disciplined people in the workforce. Veterans with disabilities can shine bright when given the right opportunity in employment.

Veterans can break through barriers to employment. NEi can help breakdown barriers to veteran employment.

Inadequate Education & Training

NEi works directly with other services such as VA employment, Community partners and DVR to provide comprehensive training planning for employment.

Negative Attitudes by Employers’ Staff

NEi soft skills trainings provide individual training and support services to develop the needed communication skills to break down negative attitudes by employers. Including: how to talk about your disability, Plan to gain support and resources for necessary needs.

Lack of Transportation to Get to Work

NEi commits time to one on one training with public transportation and mobility needs. We have various community partnerships in the region of the island that best fits the veteran’s needs.


Inaccurate Assumptions Regarding Their Ability

Many times people that an inaccurate assumption based on their initial observation or an invisibility of a disability. NEi provides custom training to prepare you for the hard questions and navigate your functional limitations in a positive manner.

Compensation Disparities

NEi has in company contracts with AbilityOne and to insure competitive compensation and benefits. We also look for positions in the community to maximize your personal environment fit with your desired employment.

4 Simple Accommodations

Changing where, when a job function is done

Adjusting work schedules

Obtaining or modifying equipment or devices such as adjusting height of computer or desktop

Providing written materials in alternative formats for accessibility to information

Veteran with Disabilities have benefits to employers

Those who have chosen to serve the United States in the armed forces have much more to give when their time in the military is over. Veterans are known to be some of the hardest working, most dedicated and disciplined people in the workforce. Veterans with disabilities can shine bright when given the right opportunity in employment.

10 Reasons Why Veterans are Great Employees

1. They Work Well on a Team

They have been groomed to communicate effectively and practice good teamwork skills. They are also trained in quick problem solving and conflict management.

2. They Have Good Troubleshooting Abilities

In the middle of a desert or on a mountain snow top, veterans are apt at performing under all circumstance.

3. They Have Great Work Ethics

The balance in physical, mental, social and spiritual are valuable in the service that is taught to all members.

4. They Have a Sense of Duty

Veterans have a great sense of duty and responsibility which mean loyalty and purpose.


5. They See Things Through

The ability to see things through to completion is one that is hard to come by but veterans are accustomed to seeing a job through under stress and efficiency.

6. They Have a Necessary Skill Set

Top organizational skills learned in basic training throughout all careers in the military.

7. Disciplined in Their Work and Life

This skill is usually carried through civilian life and is represented in the ability to show up for work on time, initiate work, pursue a project to completion, make a point to getting things right the first time, seeking feedback from supervisors, encouraging others and other key skills in productivity, organization and execution of a project.

8. Masters of Adaptability

They look at a dynamic situation and know how to make priorities, eliminate distracting work and choose the best route to get work done with continual quality improvement. This process is implemented in the simplest of tasks to the most complicated.

9. Rule Followers

Following and paying attention through the chain of command can mean life or death. Attention to rules continues in their life after the military.

10. Confidence in Their Personal Ability

Veterans often are put in situations where they learn their limits and push through the limits. They constantly do this physically, mentally and socially and they get a good idea of their abilities. Having faith in their ability builds a confidence that is rare in individuals.