OfficeMax Receives National Award For Leadership In Hiring People With Disabilities
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax ® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, has been awarded the National Employment Team 2013 "Private Sector Business of the Year" by the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) for its commitment to employing people with disabilities, including veterans.
OfficeMax is one of two organizations -- and the only private sector company -- to receive this year's CSAVR distinction.
"We appreciate OfficeMax's dedication and proactive approach to hiring individuals with disabilities," said Kathleen West-Evans, director of Business Relations for the National Employment Team at CSAVR. "What's impressive about OfficeMax is their level of engagement. They aren't just posting a 'help wanted' sign. They have really taken the time to work with us to help us understand their organization and needs, and are proactive in matching the job opportunities with the talent."
"OfficeMax is truly honored to be recognized for our commitment to employing associates with disabilities, including disabled veterans," said Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of OfficeMax. "We're proud of building a diverse and inclusive culture which allows us to improve the products, services and solutions that we provide to our customers."OfficeMax's partnership with CSAVR began in 2009 to connect individuals with disabilities to retail and distribution positions nationwide within the company. Since then, OfficeMax has expanded its working relationship with CSAVR and its partner organizations across 17 states. The most recent hiring program, at OfficeMax's PowerMax distribution center in McCalla, Alabama, has employed more than 35 people with disabilities. CSAVR's members are the Administrators of 80 state agencies that provide vocational rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities. For over 90 years the State-Federal Vocational Rehabilitation program has been providing a wide range of services to people with disabilities. The program has helped millions of people with significant disabilities return to work and live better and more productive lives.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass + 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV